Hagah: The Noisy MEDITATION

MEDITATE: hagah (verb), to meditate, groan, moan, growl. (Strong’s 1897); hegeh (masc noun)/hagut (fem noun)/hagig (masc noun), a rumbling, a moaning, a meditation (Strong’s 1899, 1900 & 1901); higgayon (masc noun), meditational music. (Strong's 1902). Root: הגה Sounds like: haw-gaw; heh-geh; ha-goot; ha-geeg; hee-gai-own. Meditate on God’s Word The word “meditation” freaks some people out. It has… Continue reading Hagah: The Noisy MEDITATION

Devir: The INNER SANCTUARY / Place of the WORD

INNER SANCTUARY: Debir/Devir, Masculine Noun, (Strong’s 1687). The Bible is full of areas of sacred space. There’s Eden, sacred mountains, garden spaces, rock altars, and  the Tabernacle/Temple… all places where YHWH made His Presence felt.  Within the Tabernacle, at the very core, behind a thick curtain, was the holiest of holy places, the “inner sanctuary”.… Continue reading Devir: The INNER SANCTUARY / Place of the WORD

Yashen/Radam/Num: SLEEP- Laying Down and Rising Up!

SLEEP: Yashen, verb (Strong’s 3462). Shaynah, feminine noun (Strong’s 8142).  DEEP SLEEP: Radam, verb (Strong’s 7290). Tar’deymah, feminine noun (Strong’s 8639). SLUMBER: Num, verb (Strong's 5123) There are a few different synonyms for the concept of “sleep” in the Hebrew Bible. There is shaynah (sleep as a noun); there is yashen (the verb “to sleep”).… Continue reading Yashen/Radam/Num: SLEEP- Laying Down and Rising Up!

Asir: A PRISONER Set Free!

PRISONER: Asir, masculine noun (Strong's 615, 616). To BIND, to IMPRISON: Asar, verb (Strong's 631). PRISON: Sohar, masculine noun (Strong's 5470). Root: אסר Sounds like: a'seer, a'sahr, sow'har A short story called “Last Day of a Condemned Man” was published in 1829. It was a compelling novella written by my favourite novelist, Victor Hugo. Hugo… Continue reading Asir: A PRISONER Set Free!

Eved: Revisiting SERVANT/SLAVE

From the earliest moments of civilization slavery has been an accepted institution. The desire for wealth, power, and domination are at the root of the problem. We want to show that we have wealth... enough wealth to skip the mundane tasks of life and hand it off to another. We want to reflect that we… Continue reading Eved: Revisiting SERVANT/SLAVE