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HOSANNA – ...the multitude on the occasion of Jesus' arrival at Jerusalem. They "took branches of palm-trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord"—that is, the ...verse following "Anna Adonai hoshi'ah-nna" in the Hallel psalm— and then called him "the King of Israel." Luke (xix. 38), writing for the Gentiles, omits the palm-branches and the Hosanna cry, and changes the ...combines the two versions, and changes the words of Luke into "Blessed be the kingdom of our father David, that cometh. . . . Hosanna in the highest," the closing words of which no longer give any sense The same is...
SALVATION – ...to release."Hosanna. The underlying idea of all these words, save the last two, is help extended and made effective in ...passionate appeal "Hoshi'ah-nna" (ib. verse 25; = "Hosanna") ought to be rendered "Give victory," a translation all the more assured by the certainty that the psalm is Maccabean. He who leads to victory in battle ...the head of the army was greeted with the salutation "Hoshi'ah" = "Hosanna," corresponding to (II Kings x. 19; Neh. ii. 3). This would appear from II Kings vi. 26, the...
HOSHA'NA RABBAH – ...recited once in each Hosha'na service (the Hebrew for "save now" is here "Hoshi'ah-na," which has come into English through Christian sources as "hosanna">Hosanna"). It also records that...
DANTE, ALIGHIERI – ...words ("Hosanna," "Sabaoth": "Paradiso," vii. 1; "EL," "Eli," "Malacoth": ib. xxvi. 134; "De Vulgari Eloquentia," i. 4), and the two hitherto unexplained and perhaps inexplicable passages ("Inferno," vii. 1...
WILLOW – ...seventh day, the "willow of the brook" receiving the name of "hosanna" from the processional shout.Willow twigs were used for weaving baskets and similar utensils, peeled twigs being employed for the finer...
HOLY SPIRIT – ...R. vi.—the Holy Spirit defending Israel before God; Eccl. R. vii. 23; Pirḳe R. El. xxxvii., beginning). hosanna">See also Hosanna; Inspiration
DIDACHE – ...world pass away! Hosanna to the Son of David" (ix.-x. 6).The original Jewish benediction over the meal was a thanksgiving for the food and for the Word of God, the Torah as the spiritual nurture...
LITURGY – ...Psalms included in the synagogal ritual, are characteristic of the oral worship of the sanctuary. The "Hosanna" is likewise derived from the Temple, and the "Baruk" formula is probably taken from the same source...
CHRISTIANITY IN ITS RELATION TO JUDAISM – ...Hosanna" (after Ps. cxviii. 26; compare Midr. Teh. to the passage; also Matt. xxi. 1-11, and parallels).Similarly, his healing powers were made proofs of his Messiahship (after Isa. xxxv. 5, 6; compare Gen. R...