a garden east of Jerusalem, near the brook of Kedron: scene of Jesus' agony and betrayal. Matthew 26:36.
(lowercase) a scene or occasion of suffering; calvary.
- Geth·se·man·ic, geth·se·man·ic [geth-suh-man-ik], /ˌgɛθ səˈmæn ɪk/, adjective
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How to use Gethsemane in a sentence
And they come unto a place which was named Gethsemane: and he saith unto his disciples, "Sit ye here, while I pray."His Last Week | William E. Barton
It was the Gethsemane of every true-hearted man, who calls his fellows forth to sacrifice and battle.The Life of Mazzini | Bolton King
Like the darkness in Gethsemane, and again, from the sixth to the ninth hour on Calvary, it forbids entrance.Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew | John Monro Gibson
He bathed in Siloa with enthusiasm, and almost expired of feeling under the venerable olive-trees of Gethsemane.
His eyes drifted to the other picture hanging there--the Master kneeling alone in Gethsemane.The Fourth Watch | H. A. Cody
British Dictionary definitions for Gethsemane
New Testament the garden in Jerusalem where Christ was betrayed on the night before his Crucifixion (Matthew 26:36–56)
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