Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Margaret
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The Biblical baby name Margarita is Greek in origin and its meaning is pearl.
Margarita is pronounced mar-gar-ee'-ta.
Pearls are mentioned many times in the Bible. The original Greek New Testament uses the word "margarita". In Biblical times, as it is now, pearls were prized for its great monetary value as well as its beauty.
Jesus, in His Sermon on the Mount, advises not to cast pearls before pigs, as they do not understand its value.
The kingdom of Heaven is described by Jesus as a merchant seeking goodly pearls. Once a pearl of great value is found, the merchant sells everything he owns to buy this pearl.
In Revelations, the city of New Jerusalem is described as having twelve gates made of pearls.
Biblical reference for baby name Margarita:
Matthew 7:6; 13:45, 46; 1 Titus 2:9; Revelations 17:4; 18:12, 16; 21:12
Strong's Bible concordance G3135
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