Hebrew Word of the Day: Blessed, Happy vs. Guide, Direct

Hebrew Words

Tsavah [Tsadi, Beit, Hei]

Direct one on  journey

TsB – Side of the tent i.e. wall; the walls of the tent enclose what is inside. The tent walls stand firm and strong, protecting it from the harsh elements.

BH – Inside revealed i.e. empty; an empty space needing to be filled. To come or Read more of this post

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Interpretation of…. Isaiah 44

The LORD, Not Idols

6 “This is what the LORD says— Israel’s King and Redeemer, the LORD Almighty:
I am the first and I am the last; apart from me there is no God.

7 Who then is like me? Let him proclaim it. Let him declare and lay out before me what has happened since I established my ancient people, and what is yet to come— yes, let him foretell what will come.

8 Do not tremble, do not be afraid. Did I not proclaim this and foretell it long ago? You are my witnesses. Is there any God besides me? No, there is no Read more of this post

Hebrew Word of the Day: Fear, Honour, Dishonour

To fear is defined as:

  1. be afraid or feel anxious or apprehensive about a possible or probable situation or event;
  2. be sorry; used to introduce an unpleasant statement;
  3. an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
  4. be uneasy or apprehensive about;
  5. concern: an anxious feeling;
  6. reverence: regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider Read more of this post

Interpretation of… Isaiah 6:10

Isaiah 6:10

8 Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”

9 He said, “Go and tell this people: ” ‘Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving.’

10 Make the heart of this people calloused; make their ears dull and close their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed.”

There is a bit of sarcasm used here whereby the people of Read more of this post

Translation of… Taking the Lords Name In Vain

In vain means:

  1. Without success; ending in failure;

It is not so much about disrespecting Yahovahs name but more about misrepresenting him, something many Christians do without even realising it.

First we must be aware that we are created in his image [i.e. we are a shadow of him, and so we carry the responsibility of doing right by him and representing him correctly [by doing his will].

The verse is found in Exodus 20:7

You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain for the Lord shall not Read more of this post

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