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ABBA

Father, transliterated from the Aramaic. St. Paul says, "It is the spirit of sons, and it makes us cry out 'Abba, Father'" (Romans 8:15).

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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