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Golgotha: the site of Golgotha and Garden Tomb. What do we know about the site of the tomb?
Golgatha: The Word Symbolizes A Beautiful Reality!
In the Gospels we read that our Lord Jesus Christ was crucified for our sins at a place called “Golgotha.”
gol ́gō̇-tha (Γολγοθᾶ, Golgothá, from “a skull”): In three references (Matthew 27:33; Mark 15:22; John 19:17) it is interpreted to mean κρανίου τόπος, kraníou tópos, “the place of a skull.” In Luke 23:33 the King James Version it is called “Calvary,” but in the Revised Version simply “The skull.” From the New Testament we may gather that it was outside the city (Hebrews 13:12), but close to it (John 19:20), apparently near some public thoroughfare (Matthew 27:39), coming from the country (Mark 15:21). was a spot visible, from some points, from afar (Mark 15:40; Luke 23:49).