hōsanna: save, we prayOriginal Word: ὡσαννάTransliteration:
(ho-san-nah')Part of Speech:
Hebrew Form (Indclinable)Short Definition:
save, we prayMeaning:
save, we pray
Of Hebrew origin (yasha' and na'); oh save!; hosanna (i.e. Hoshia-na), an exclamation of adoration -- hosanna.
see HEBREW yasha'
see HEBREW na'
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5614: ὡσαννάὡσαννά
. Introductory § 408; but L T ὡσαννά
; see Tdf.
Proleg., p. 107) (derived from Psalm 117:25<10> () נָּא הושִׁיָעה, i. e. 'save, I pray', the Sept. σῶσον δή; (in form the word seems to be the Greek reproduction of an abbreviated pronunciation of the Hebrew (הושַׁע־נָא); others would make it אושַׁעְנָא (`save us'); cf. Hilgenfeld, Evang. § Hebraeos (the old 1884 edition), p. 25 and p. 122; Kautzsch, Gram. d. Biblical-Aram., p. 1732), hosanna; be propitious: Matthew 21:9; Mark 11:9; John 12:13; with τῷ υἱῷ Δαυίδ added, be propitious to the Messiah, Matthew 21:9, 15 (cf. ὡσαννά τῷ Θεῷ Δαβίδ, 'Teaching' 10, 6 [ET] (where see Harnack's note)).<1>