In John 19:13 this is said to be the Hebrew (though, rather, Aramaic) name for the place of Pilate [[➝ Pilate, Pontius]]'s judgement seat, called in Greek the Pavement, being a street paved with stones. Such a site has been excavated at the Antonia [[➝ Antonia, tower of]] fortress on high ground north of the Temple in Jerusalem, and there are lines which could have been cut by soldiers for a game. They could have been playing it during the mocking of Jesus (John 19:3). On the other hand, another opinion holds that this street was not laid down until the time of Hadrian (135 CE).

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  • Gabbatha — • The Aramaic appellation of a place in Jerusalem, designated also under the Greek name of Lithostrotos Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gabbatha     Gabbatha      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Gabbătha — (syrisch chald., von Luther Hochpflaster übersetzt), eine Erhöhung, worauf der Richterstuhl der römischen Proprätoren bei Gerichtsverhandlungen gestellt wurde …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • GABBATHA — Graece dicitur λιθόςτρωτος, i. e. lapidibus stratus Erat autem locus editior, vel Stratum lapideum eminens Hierosolymis, iudicio accommodatum. Ioh. c. 19. v. 13. Vide Lithostrotum …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Gabbatha — Gạbbatha   [aramäisch], griechisch Lithọstraton [»gepflastert«], nach Johannes 19, 13 der Ort, an dem der Richterstuhl des Pilatus vor dessen Residenz (Praetorium) in Jerusalem stand. Da das Praetorium mit dem Palast des Herodes gleichzusetzen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gabbatha —    Gab Baitha, i.e., the ridge of the house = the temple mound, on a part of which the fortress of Antonia was built. This temple mound was covered with a tesselated pavement (Gr. lithostroton, i.e., stone paved ). A judgement seat (bema) was… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Gabbata — hieß nach Joh 19,13 EU ein mit Steinen oder Mosaikboden gepflasterter Platz in Jerusalem. Dort übte der Präfekt des Römischen Reiches über die Provinz Judäa, Pontius Pilatus, um 30 sein Richteramt aus: „Auf diese Worte hin ließ Pilatus Jesus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lithostrôtos — «  Dès qu il entendit ces paroles, Pilate fit sortir Jésus et le fit asseoir sur l estrade, à la place qu on appelle Lithostrôtos ou Xystos autrefois en hébreu Gabbatha.  »  Jean 19:13 A Jérusalem, dans Jean, 19, 13 le Lithostrôtos …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Aramaic of Jesus — Most scholars believe that historical Jesus primarily spoke Aramaic, [cite encyclopedia|encyclopedia=The Eerdmans Bible Dictionary|title=Aramaic|quote=It is generally agreed that Aramaic was the common language of Palestine in the first century A …   Wikipedia

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