Barabbas

Derivation

  • (Aramaic, Bar-abba, son of the father

Profile

A notable robber and murderer who was released instead of Jesus by Pilate at the desire of the people (John 18).

MLA Citation

  • “Barabbas”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 January 2020. Web. 16 May 2021. <>