La'ma (λαμά, Mt 27:46, which is also read in the best MSS. at Mr 15:34, where the received text has λάμμα; the Heb. has both forms, לָמָהand לָמָּה, lam'mah, for what; the Syriac version has lemono), a term signifying why (as the context explains it, ἱνατί, by which also the Sept. interprets), quoted by our Saviour on1 the cross from Ps 22:1 [2 in the Hebrew].

Definition of lama

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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