Kows: Remember the Cup

CUP: kows (feminine noun). (Strong’s 3563). Root: כּוֹס Sounds like: koce Much of the world will be celebrating New Years Eve tomorrow, where a cup is raised to remember a year gone by and to honour the start of a new beginning. The Cup is often associated with remembering, but the first time we come… Continue reading Kows: Remember the Cup

Melek: King forevermore

King: melek (Strong’s 4428) and Kingdom: malkuth (Strong’s 4438) Root: מֶלֶךְ Sounds like: mel’eck and mal’koot King (melek) is used to describe both earthly leaders and the Creator God. And Kingdom (malkuth) can be any earthly kingdom, as well as the divine Kingdom of God. Interestingly, there is only one letter difference between king/melek (מֶלֶךְ) and… Continue reading Melek: King forevermore

Malak: Messenger, Sent One, Angel

Angel/Messenger/Sent One: malak- (masculine noun) (Strong’s 4397) Root: מֲלְאָךְ Sounds like: mal-awk Angels we have Heard on High is a song that gets a lot of air play this time of year. It brings us to that glorious moment in the Bible announcing the Messiah's arrival on earth: Luke 2:8-14 And there were shepherds residing in… Continue reading Malak: Messenger, Sent One, Angel

Ore: Children of Light

Light: ore (Feminine Noun) (Strong's 216) Root: אוֹר Sounds like: owr Tonight we light the last candle for Chanukkah so it is fitting that the word we dive into today is Light. The battle between “good” and “evil” has been so closely associated with “light” and “dark” that it has become ingrained in our minds… Continue reading Ore: Children of Light

Yonah: Dove that brings Good News

Dove: yonah (feminine noun). (Strong’s 3123) Root: יוֹנָה Sounds like: yo-naw Why does the world connect “doves” with “peace”? Nowhere in the Bible do the words peace and dove show up in the same verse. Yet the iconic picture of a dove with a branch in its beak is deeply rooted in our minds as a… Continue reading Yonah: Dove that brings Good News