Hebrew words and their meanings
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Lev Tahor - a clean heart -- When King David cried out to the Lord, ''Create in me a clean heart, O God,'' he did not use the Hebrew word yatzar, which means to ''fashion'' or ''form'' something from pre-existing material, but instead used the word bara, a verb exclusively used to refer to God's creation of the cosmos (Gen 1:1)
"Bee Devorah" by Marni Rothman, // Bee: a common thing, with an uncommon meaning! The Hebrew word for 'bee' is 'devorah', Noun, feminine. From רבד davar, in the sense of orderly motion. The Hebrew root davar is associated with words, speech and causes;order; reason; things, and words/ideas which lead to th... // Imagekind.com -- Buy stunning fine art prints, framed prints and canvas prints directly from independent working artists and photographers.
English speakers say cheers, Russian speakers say nasdarovya, and Hebrew speakers say l'chaim - to life! Try it sometime. It's pronounced "la-CHAI-eem" and the chai is the same as how you'd say chai tea EXCEPT you have to make the horky scratchy sound instead of the English ch. DO IT! And hats off to Hayley Nelson for the meme. Send us your Hebrew memes at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll share yours too.
But the Hebrew word, the word timshel - ’Thou mayest’ – that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. He can choose his course & fight it through & win! I have a new love for that glittering instrument, the human soul. It is a lovely & unique thing in the universe. It is always attacked & never destroyed – because ‘Thou mayest.’ John Steinbeck