Hebrew WOW!  זכור!

Hebrew WOW! זכור!

Word of the Week Zachor! Hebrew This verb occurs 252 times in the Bible. זָכַר 1 Corinthians 11:24-25: “and when he had given thanks, he broke it and said, ‘This is my body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of me.’ In the same way, after...
Ezrah—An “Help Meet” for Adam

Ezrah—An “Help Meet” for Adam

Word of the Week Ezrah Hebrew Let’s take a look at an often mistranslated word. Ezrah looks like this: עֶזתָה “And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.” Genesis 2:18 Understanding the...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Shema

Hebrew Word of the Week: Shema

Word of the Week Shema Hebrew Today’s Hebrew contains one of the most sacred words in the language: שָׁמַע “Hear, O Israel, the Lord is thy God, the Lord alone.” Deuteronomy 6:4 In the ancient book of Deuteronomy, Moses tells the people to understand this...
Hebrew Word of the Week: Hebrew

Hebrew Word of the Week: Hebrew

Hebrew Word of the Week: עִברִית Did you ever wonder what the original language was? Many scholars believe it was Hebrew. I agree that it may have been so, and in this post, I’m going to tell you why. But first, let’s look at the word Hebrew in Hebrew....
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...