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Easter

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Easter, Acts 12:4 (originally the festival of the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eastre), is a mistranslation. It should be, as in the Greek, translated, Passover; the Jewish feast. It is so translated in the R. V.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Easter'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/e/easter.html. 1893.

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