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Ancient Hebrew Words: Lamp and Furnace
By Jeff A. Benner
Picture: Head of a man.
Meaning: The head is seen as the top of the body and can be the top or head of anything such as the body, time, mountaintop, rank, etc. This letter can also represent a man.
Definition: A Man
Picture: A seed
Meaning: A seed is the beginning of new life, which came from the parent plant. This cycle will continue for generation after generation.
Definition: a continuation of life from a seed.
Picture: Seed beginning
Meaning: This word literally means to "bring forth light" as well as a "freshly plowed field" asplowing is seen as "the bringing forth of light in the soil", to the ancient Hebrew. In order for a seed to grow/begin, there must be water in the soil. When the ground is plowed the moist soil from underneath, surfaces and shines from the water in the soil which is a sign that the life giving water is present.
Definition: The beginning of the germination of the seed by water in the soil.
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All the Hebrew words of the Bible are connected to their roots and defined within their ancient cultural context and meaning.