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Especially in biblical, Judaic, and Christian use, used to express adoration, praise, or joy. The word comes via Greek from Rabbinical Hebrew hōša῾nā, abbreviation of biblical hōšī῾ā-nnā ‘save, we pray’ (Psalm 118:25).

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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