December 21, 2016

The Hebrew language is derived from 22 letters. The 22 letters also represent the numbering system, as each letter also represents a number. Going back to the earliest form of the language, which was called Paleo-Hebrew, each letter also represents a picture with its associated word concept. It is quite an exciting language and, I believe as do many others, the original language of the human race before the tower of Babel....

December 19, 2016

Shema in Hebrew means “to hear”. It denotes not just hearing but hearing and obeying.

 

In Deuteronomy 6:4 we have the command, “Hear O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one!” (NKJV)  A better translation of this scripture would be, "Hear Israel - YHVH is our Elohim, YHVH is one!"

 

Any time in the Old Testament (TaNaKh)  when the word LORD is written with all capital letters it is the personal name of God, YHVH.  No one knows...

December 18, 2016

Below is listed some current Hebrew words and their meanings. Most of these words are used often in my blogs and it is my desire for readers to understand what they mean.

TaNaKh - Our Old Testament. In Hebrew it stands for Torah, Neviim, and Ketuviim. Torah will be discussed below. Neviim means prophets and indicates the Prophetic Books. Ketuviim means the writings and refers to Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ruth, Esther, Song of Solo...

November 1, 2016

God's calendar works differently than ours. There are roughly 360 days in His year and the months do not have names. They are simply called 1st, 2nd, 3rd etc. The Jewish names for the months used today came into usage after the exile in Babylon. They are Babylonian names. Therefore, when you read in the Bible you will see phrases such as, "in the first month". In the books of Daniel and those after the exile, one will find the...

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