Daily Devotions

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Aramaic Word Study: Little (Ones)

ARAMAIC WORD STUDY – LITTLE (ONES) ZEORA – צערא Matthew 10:42: “And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.” We hear little ones and we...

Hebrew Word Study : Halakah

NOTE: THESE SHORT WORD STUDIES ARE ONLY PART OF A LONGER VERSION. FOLLOW OUR WEBSITE IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS TO LEARN HOW YOU CAN RECEIVE THE LONGER VERSIONS. HEBREW WORD STUDY – THE HALAKAH Isaiah 30:21: “And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is...

Aramaic Word Study: Gleaning

ARAMAIC WORD STUDY – GLEANING – PA’EL – פאל Matthew 15:26-27: “But he said: It is not meet to take the children’s bread and cast it to the dogs. And she said truth Lord, but the dogs eat the crumbs which fall from the master’s table.” Does something about this...

Aramaic Word Study: Cast Out

ARAMAIC WORD STUDY – CAST OUT – (ARAMAIC) NEPHAQ – ​נפק John 6:37: “All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” Casting out sounds so harsh and scary. I sure do not want to be cast out by God. So it is a...

Hebrew Word Study: Holy Laughter

HEBREW WORD STUDY – HOLY LAUGHTER – TSACHAQ – צחק Genesis18:12,14: “Therefore Sarah laughed within herself, saying, After I am waxed old shall I have pleasure, my lord being old also? (14) Is anything too hard for the Lord?” When Sarah overheard God telling...

Aramaic Word Study: Verily Verily

ARAMAIC WORD STUDY – VERILY, VERILY – Amen Amen אסנ אסנ John 12:24: “Verily, verily, I say unto you, Except a grain of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.” Verily, Verily many sound a bit archaic but...

Hebrew Word Study: Ground Up

ARAMAIC WORD STUDY – GROUND UP – PALAK פלכ Daniel 6:16: “The king spake and said unto Daniel: “Thy God whom thou serves continually, He will deliver you.” This portion of the Book of Daniel was written in Aramaic which is very difficult to translate into another...

Hebrew Word Study: Tender Mercies

HEBREW WORD STUDY – TENDER MERCIES – RACHAM רחמ Psalms 25:6: “Remember, O LORD, thy tender mercies and thy lovingkindnesses; for they [have been] ever of old.” What are tender mercies? It sounds good but I really have no idea what that means. The NIV says Great...

Word Study: Failed

HEBREW WORD STUDY – FAILED – KALAH  כלה Lamentations 4:17: “As for us our eyes yet failed for our vain help, in our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save us.” In Lamentations 4:17 we see where the hearts of the people laid. The Assyrians were ready...

Aramaic Word Study: They Will Require

ARAMAIC WORD STUDY – THEY WILL REQUIRE – TAVLYN תבלינ Luke 12:20, “But God said unto him, [Thou] fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?” In the Aramaic the word tavlyn is used which...