Latin expression explained (12): Consummatum est!

Latin expression explained (12): Consummatum est! 

This Latin expression is found at the end of the Gospel of St. John, the fourth and final Gospel. According to the apostle, these are the last words of Jesus on the Cross before he died.

Consummatum est means « it is finished. » Jesus’ mission was coming to an end with his death before the resurrection.

The battle is over, consummatum est!

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