2 comments on ““Abba” is not “Daddy”

  1. It’s also interesting to observe that abba has the definite article and could be translated “the Father” (alluding to the distinctness of God as the Father in contrast to our earthly Father) and has the same root as the Hebrew word for Father, av, but unfortunately the tradition to translate it as “daddy” continues to be perpetuated despite the clear evidence to the contrary.


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