What Does The Word ‘Freedom’ Mean In Hebrew and Greek?

Being in the United States, freedom is something I do not take for granted. However, there are many American citizens who do. They don’t understand what our freedom truly cost our founding fathers. Also, the fact that the Constitution is rooted in biblical principles is largely ignored. I suppose that any nation under God would be a threat to the kingdom of Satan. I’m convinced that’s why his army is fixed on destroying our beautiful nation. Anyway, what does the word freedom mean in Hebrew and Greek? Because no matter what happens to America, we will always be free in Christ.

“Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.”

– Galatians 5:1

All scriptures are taken from NKJV unless otherwise marked.

What Does The Word ‘Freedom’ Mean In Hebrew?

chuphshah- liberty from slavery.

“Who executes justice for the oppressed, Who gives food to the hungry. The Lord gives freedom to the prisoners.”

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What Does The Word ‘Finish’ Mean In Hebrew And Greek?

Before Jesus died on the cross, He spoke the words “It is finished.” Jesus came to fulfill and complete the law perfectly just as the Old Testament predicts the Messiah would. However, what does the word finish mean in Hebrew and Greek? Let’s take a look.

All scriptures are taken from NKJV unless otherwise marked.

What Does The Word ‘Finish’ Mean In Hebrew?

batsa- to plunder, to finish.

kala- to hold back or in; to prohibit.

kalah- to create, be finished, perish.

As a noun, this word means “to cease, perish, be finished, be completed.” It’s used in the following ways:

  • It can refer to the disappearance of something
  • the ending of God creating the universe (Genesis 2:2)
  • can mean “the process of ending” or “coming to an end”
  • positively, it can mean successfully completely something
  • “making a firm decision” (1 Samuel 20:7)
  • Negatively, “to complete something” may mean to make it vanish.

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What Does The Word ‘Faultless’ Mean In Greek?

Faultless may no longer be a word we commonly use, yet it’s still an important word in the Bible. That’s because Jesus was the faultless lamb of God who was slain to take away the sins of the world. He redeemed us back from Hell and we are now free to have a relationship with God the Father through Jesus Christ. But what does the word faultless mean in Greek? Let’s take a look.

First, I want to define the word faultless by using the 1828 Noah Webster’s Dictionary:

1. Without fault; not defective or imperfect; free from blemish; free from incorrectness; perfect; as a faultless poem or picture.

2. Free from vice or imperfection; as a faultless man.”

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What Does The Word ‘Disciple’ Mean In Greek?

Disciple seems to be a word only religious folk use. We use it to talk about the great apostles who followed Jesus Christ. However, the word disciple doesn’t only apply to Jesus. It’s just a word. But, it’s an important word. That’s why I wanted to look at what does the word disciple mean in Greek.

First, let’s look at the definition of the word disciple from the 1828 Noah Webster’s Dictionary:

“A follower; an adherent to the doctrines of another. Hence the constant attendants of Christ were called his disciples; and hence all Christians are called his disciples, as they profess to learn and receive his doctrines and precepts.”

All scriptures are taken from NKJV unless otherwise marked.

“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,  teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Amen.”

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What Does The Word ‘Covet’ Mean In Hebrew and Greek?

The word covet is found many times in the bible, including in the 10 commandments. Yet, it’s a word that is barely used in today’s society. Even so, it’s an important word and one that a Christian must understand. That’s why I wanted to look at what the word covet means in Hebrew and Greek.

All scriptures are taken from NKJV unless otherwise marked.

“You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.”

– Exodus 20:17

What Does The Word ‘Covet’ Mean In Hebrew?

avah- to wish for, desire.

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What Does The Word ‘Cleave’ Mean In Hebrew And Greek?

There are many words from the Bible that we simply no longer use. However, cleave is an extremely important word because it describes the beginning of a marriage. Believers mostly know this word in that sense. But, what does the word cleave mean in Hebrew and Greek? Let’s take a look.

All scriptures are taken from NKJV unless otherwise marked.

What Does The Word ‘Cleave’ Mean In Hebrew?

baqa- to cleave, break, tear open.

This word is used over 50 times in the Old Testament. Its first appearance occurs in Genesis 7:11 when it says, “on that day all the fountains of the great deep were broken up“.

The everyday use of baqa occurs in the following ways:

  • splitting wood (Ecclesiastes 10:9)
  • the ground splitting asunder (Numbers 16:31)

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