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Usage Biblical
Pronounced Pron. geth-SEHM-ə-nee(English)
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Meaning & History

From Γεθσημανι (Gethsemani), the Greek form of an Aramaic place name meaning "oil press". In the New Testament this is the name of the garden where Jesus was arrested, located on the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem.
Other Languages & CulturesGethsemani(Biblical Greek) Gethsemani(Biblical Latin)
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