Golgotha

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Golgotha a hill near Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Golgotha Calvary. See the Note under Calvary.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n golgotha The Hebrew (Aramaic) name of the place of Christ's crucifixion, somewhere near Jerusalem.
    • n golgotha A graveyard or place of interment.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Golgotha gol′go-tha the scene of our Lord's crucifixion, near Jerusalem: a charnel-house.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Heb.

Usage

In literature:

He must be a savage who denies worship to the hero of Golgotha.
"Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by George Borrow
He must be a savage who denies worship to the hero of Golgotha.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
The shady little town was a sort of Golgotha now.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
So they brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha, which means, the place of the skull.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
He experienced that which surrounds the Mystery of Golgotha in the higher world.
"Christianity As A Mystical Fact" by Rudolf Steiner
Golgotha, with its three towering crosses vanished from before the visionary's gaze.
""Unto Caesar"" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
It was truly an awful Golgotha.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
From this circumstance Temple Bar was sometimes called the Golgotha of London.
"The Strand District" by Sir Walter Besant
Golgotha must become the grave of a world's hopes!
"Memories of Bethany" by John Ross Macduff
Not that moment alone, surely, when the bitter tree was placed on His shoulders, on the way to Golgotha.
"The Mind of Jesus" by John R. Macduff
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In poetry:

Once more our anguished way we take
Towards our Golgotha, to make
For all our lovers sacrifice.
Again the troubled bell tolls thrice.
"Battery Moving Up to a New Position from Rest Camp:Dawn" by Robert Nichols
On Golgotha there grew a thorn
Round the long-prefigured Brows.
Mourn, O mourn!
For the vine have we the spine? Is this all the
Heaven allows?
"The Mistress Of Vision" by Francis Thompson
That the pavement of Golgotha should be white as snow,
Not red, but white;
That the waters of Babylon should no longer flow,
And men see light.
"Super Flumina Babylonis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
The eve of Golgotha had come,
And Christ lay shrouded in the garden Tomb:
Among the olives, Oh, how dumb,
How sad the sun incarnadined the gloom!
"The Empty Cross" by Cale Young Rice
Life bore them ever less of gain than loss,
Before and since Golgotha's piteous Cross,
And surely, now, their sorrow hath sufficed
For all the hate that grew from love of Christ!
"Odessa" by John Charles McNeill
And they led Him to a place called Golgotha,
But the Saviour met His fate without any awe,
And there crucified Him with two others, one on either side,
And Jesus in the midst, whilst the Jews did Him deride.
"The Crucifixion of Christ" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Some said Mt Sinai while others said Mt Golgotha.
" Golgotha " will run Sept 13 through Oct 5 at Launch Pad Cooperative, 911 Jefferson Ave, in Downtown Toledo.
Nineteen hundred and Seventy-Eight years ago, on a Friday, three crosses stood on Golgotha (Mt.
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