Plowing through History from the Aleph to the Tav

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The Living WordsThe Living Words (Book)
A study of Hebrew words in the Old and New Testament from their original Hebraic perspective.


Aman: BelieveAman: Believe (Article)
The Hebrew language developed in a nomadic agricultural culture. Because of this much of the language is centered around this lifestyle.


The Hebrew Concept of OrderThe Hebrew Concept of Order (Article)
The Hebrew word dor is used 167 times in the Hebrew Bible and usually translated as "generation."


The Aaronic Blessing from a Hebrew PerspectiveThe Aaronic Blessing from a Hebrew Perspective (Article)
When we interpret the Aaronic Blessing from their cultural perspective the passage comes to life in a way never seen before.


Covenants from a Hebrew PerspectiveCovenants from a Hebrew Perspective (Article)
We will begin this study with the Hebrew word for a "covenant," which is b'riyt. This noun is derived from the verb B.R.H, which means "to select the best."


A Father's SacrificeA Father's Sacrifice (Article)
I came across a passage that I found fascinating and also shows the importance of looking at the text from a very literal perspective.


What is a What is a "help meet?" (Article)
While the KJV translates the Hebrew phrase ezer kenegedo as "help meet for him," other translations provide differing translations.


The Scapegoat: The Pseudepigrapha and AzazelThe Scapegoat: The Pseudepigrapha and Azazel (Article)
In the realm of Biblical Books, there are four different groups of books; the Tanach (Old Testament), the New Testament, the Apocrypha and the Pseudepigrapha.


How many came out of the exodus of EgyptHow many came out of the exodus of Egypt (Article)
From the text it would appear that the nation of Israel served at least 400 years in captivity in Egypt. But Exodus 6 and 1 Chronicles 6 come trading this.


Natives, Strangers, Immigrants and ForeignersNatives, Strangers, Immigrants and Foreigners (Article)
In the Old Testament we have four different people groups; the natives, strangers, foreigners and sojourner. TheHebrew helps to reveal who these people are.


The Jews, the Greeks and the Gentiles: Who are they?The Jews, the Greeks and the Gentiles: Who are they? (Article)
As the gospel of Yeshua's message was spreading throughout the land, mostly documented in the book of Acts, three people groups are mentioned; the Jews, the Greeks and the Gentiles.


The Flat Earth Theory: Fact or Fiction?The Flat Earth Theory: Fact or Fiction? (Article)
Is the earth flat or is it a globe? In recent years many people have been accepting the theory that the earth is flat and surrounded by a dome. What is the evidence?


Ashes of the Red HeiferAshes of the Red Heifer (Article)
Is God's promise, given in this Exodus 15:26, what we would call a miracle? Or is there something more "scientific" at work behind the commands of God?


In a land not their own for 400 yearsIn a land not their own for 400 years (Article)
It is assumed by most that Israel would be in the land of Egypt for four hundred years. However, this creates a problem with the Biblical text.


The Untold Story of Cain and AbelThe Untold Story of Cain and Abel (Article)
We have all heard the story of Cain and Abel. But a careful reading of the Hebrew reveals some interesting insights.


Old Earth vs. Young EarthOld Earth vs. Young Earth (Video)
Mr. Benner's perspective on the issue of an old earth vs. new earth.


Did the serpent in the garden lie to the woman?Did the serpent in the garden lie to the woman? (Video)
When we examine this incident carefully, we will find that the serpent didn't lie, in fact, he told the complete truth.


The Aaronic Blessing from a Hebrew PerspectiveThe Aaronic Blessing from a Hebrew Perspective (Video)
When we interpret the Aaronic Blessing from their cultural perspective the passage comes to life in a way never seen before.


The Horns of MosesThe Horns of Moses (Video)
According to Exodus 7:1 YHWH made Moses God to Pharoah. In Hebrew thought a god is one who has "power" and "authority."


The Mayim of Creation The Mayim of Creation (Guest Article)
An interpretation of the creation story by G.L. Bartholomew.


The The "Hornet" of the Conquest in Deuteronomy 7:20: An Alternate Meaning (Guest Article)
Textual evidence suggests that there is an alternate translation of the Hebrew translated as hornet in Deuteronomy 7:20.



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