Daily Devotions

Follow our Daily Devotions for in-depth commentary using Biblical Hebrew

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Word Study: Little Child ( Aramaic)טגא

WORD PLAY – LITTLE CHILD – ARAMAIC  טגא Matthew 18:3: “And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven. (4) Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is...

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Word Study: If Only

WORD STUDY – IF ONLY Leviticus 26:3: “If ye walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them; (4) Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. We have in Leviticus 26:3...

Word Study: The Banquet

WORD STUDY – THE BANQUET Esther 5:4, “And Esther answered, If it seems good unto the king, let the king and Haman come this day unto the banquet that I have prepared for him.” I have spent many years studying the history and culture of the Persian Empire and I find no...

Word Study:Hand יד

WORD STUDY – HAND יד Exodus 17:11: “And it came to pass when Moses held up his hand that Israel prevailed, and when he let his hand down, Amalek prevailed.” Some have suggested that Moses holding his hand up was sort of like a battle flag. In the heat of battle, you...

Word Study: Thanksgiving תודה

WORD STUDY – THANKSGIVING – תודה Revelations 3:20: “Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me.” Psalms 26:7: “That I may publish with the voice of...

Word Study: Sackcloth

WORD STUDY – SACKCLOTH -שׁקק Jonah 3:8: “But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God; yea let them turn everyone from their evil way, and from the violence that is in their hands.” About six years ago the nation was flooded with...

Word Study: Bela בנא

WORD STUDY – BELA בנא Genesis 36:32: “And Bela the son of Beor reigned in Edom: and the name of his city [was] Dinhabah.” Actually, this verse should literally reads from the Hebrew as: “And the King of Edom was Bela the son of Beor and the name of his city [was]...

Word Study: Mansions

WORD STUDY – MANSIONS – (ARAMAIC) אנוא John 14:2: “In my father’s house are many mansions, if it were not so I would have told you.” I once had a friend named George who was a former Greek teacher. In fact he was not only fluent in the Biblical Koine Greek but modern...

Word Study: Wandering Desire

WORD STUDY – WANDERING DESIRE Ecclesiastes 6:9: “Better is the sight of eyes than the wandering of the desire, this is also vanity and the vexation of the spirit.” One of the stories from Geoffrey Chaucer’ s “Canterbury Tales” is entitled “The Pardoner’s Tail” In this...