Maranatha

(Syriac, the Lord will come- i.e. to execute judgment). A form of anathematising among the Jews. The Romans called a curse or imprecation a devotion- i.e. given up to some one of the gods.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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