How Did Easter Get Its Name ?
Easter in many languages comes from the Hebrew word Pasch, or Passover, signifying the passover of our Lord from death to life. In French it’s Pâques, in Spanish Pascua, in Italian Pasqua, and in Swahili Pasaka. In English, it comes from Eostre (Ostern in German), an older spring festival celebrating renewal and new life.
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