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Martha

[ mahr-thuh ]
/ ˈmɑr θə /
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noun
the sister of Mary and Lazarus. Luke 10:38–42; John 11:1–44.
a female given name: from an Aramaic word meaning “lady.”
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Martha
/ (ˈmɑːθə) /

noun
Saint Martha New Testament a sister of Mary and Lazarus, who lived at Bethany and ministered to Jesus (Luke 10:38–42). Feast day: July 29 or June 4
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