VAPOUR/BREATH/VANITY/FUTILITY/USELESS/MEANINGLESSNESS/NOTHINGNESS: hevel. Masculine Noun (Strong’s 1892); Verb (Strong’s 1891); the name Abel (Strong’s 1893). Root: הבל Sounds like: h’vel. Psalm 144:3-4 (see also Psalm 94:9-11) O YHWH, what is man, that You take knowledge of him? Or the son of man, that You think of him? Man is like a mere breath [la-hevel]; his days… Continue reading Hevel: VANITY of Vanities! Is life a Vapour of Nothingness?
FATHER: Av/Ab. Masculine noun. (Strong’s 1). Root: אָב Sounds like: Ahv I’m an only child… and I have an amazing Dad who has loved me, supported me and encouraged me throughout my life. My Dad taught me to learn something new every day, and to carefully cultivate my intelligence. He has taught me to be… Continue reading Av: Coming home to the FATHER
ORPHAN: yathom. Masculine noun. (Strong's 3490). Original word: יָתוֹם Sounds like: ya-tohm. My friend, Bishop Gerald Kwitegereza, is the founder of Alpha Orphanage Project. It started after he had moved to Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo; he had felt that God had sent him there to do something, but he didn’t yet know… Continue reading Yatohm: Bringing the ORPHAN Home
LET GO, SEND OUT: shalakh. Verb. (Strong’s 7971). Root: שָׁלַח Sound like: shawlawk We have been wanderers our whole lives and we send ourselves out constantly. We send ourselves out for groceries; we send ourselves out to go to work; we send ourselves out to garden; and, when we are able, we send ourselves out… Continue reading Shalakh: Let My People Go! SEND My People Out!