Indeed, Jesus himself, when he prayed, addressed God as abba.
He was in one aisle, the Israeli statesman abba Eban was in another, and I was moving between the two.
And of abba's four members, just two showed up to be presented with their awards from Barry and Robin Gibb.
abba Eban famously quipped that the Palestinians never miss a chance to miss a chance.
Plus, she managed to find raw emotion in an abba song—no easy feat.
The name of abba Island may perhaps carry the reader back to the very beginning of this story.
Ye have received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, abba, Father.
The ascetic of abba island did not join in these seemingly innocent dissipations.
But it happened that in a few weeks Sherif had occasion to journey to the island of abba.
"She and abba saved my child, my Pearoo, and I would go through fire for her," was the reply.
Swedish pop music group formed 1972, the name dates from 1973 and is an acronym from the first names of the four band members: Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Fältskog.
title of honor, from Latin abba, from Greek abba, from Aramaic abba "the father, my father," emphatic of abh "father."
This Syriac or Chaldee word is found three times in the New Testament (Mark 14:36; Rom. 8:15; Gal. 4:6), and in each case is followed by its Greek equivalent, which is translated "father." It is a term expressing warm affection and filial confidence. It has no perfect equivalent in our language. It has passed into European languages as an ecclesiastical term, "abbot."