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What is the meaning of the names Dismas and Gestas--names assigned to the two thieves crucified with Jesus?

Question #130295. Asked by deputygary.
Last updated Apr 01 2013.
Originally posted Apr 01 2013 6:32 AM.

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Gestas is derived from the Greek Gesta, that means to complain or to moan. Dismas was adapted from a Greek word meaning "sunset" or "death."

link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penitent_thief

Apr 01 2013, 8:00 AM
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