Hebrew Word of the Week: Torah

Hebrew Word of the Week: Torah

Word of the Week Torah   Hebrew If I’m following Messianic Judaism (or Hebrew Christianity), am I putting myself under the law? תורָה “Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; ye are fallen from grace (Galatians...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

Hebrew Word of the Week: Wisdom, Understanding, and Knowledge

Word of the Week Chokhma, binah, and da'at   Hebrew Today’s Hebrew study is ַa collection of nouns that complete each other. They are useful together, but separately only render a part of the picture. They are chakh’mah, biynah, and da’at. Translated, they...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Hallal

Hebrew Word of the Week: Hallal

Word of the Week Hallal Hebrew Sing praise! Today’s Hebrew word is where we get the English word hallelujah, and it means “praise.” הָלַל “Sing praises to God, sing praises: sing praises unto our King, sing praises (Psalm 47:6).” We think...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Lekh Lekha

Hebrew Word of the Week: Lekh Lekha

Word of the Week Lekh lekha Hebrew This week in Hebrew WOW we are going to learn about an expression that means “go to you.” לֵך לְךָ  לֵך לָךְ  The top word is the way it is spoken to a male, and the bottom to a female. They are pronounced, respectively, like this:...
Ahavah

Ahavah

Word of the Week Ahavah   Hebrew In Hebrew, the word we translate love is a•ha•VAH (אהבה). Interestingly, it is both a verb and a noun. The root of the word is אהב, which means to give. In most of the English-speaking world, love is thought to be an intense longing...