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Jehovah

h

Hey

Behold

v

Vav

Nail

h

Hey

Behold

y

Yud

Hand

The Hey-Vav-Hey letters in this name of God form a root word meaning ‘to exist.’ Add the Yud to the root and we understand that ‘from His hand is all that exists.’

y

The ‘Yud’ in pictograph form shows an arm and a hand. The picture can mean to work, throw, worship, or it can simply mean an arm or hand.

h

The ‘Hey’ pictograph represents a man with his hands in the air trying to get someone’s attention. It suggests look, reveal, behold.

v

The ‘Vav’ represents a tent peg or nail and means to secure or hook. But it can also simply mean peg or nail.

h

The ‘Hey’ pictograph represents a man with his hands in the air trying to get someone’s attention. It suggests look, reveal, behold.
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Jireh

h

Hey

Behold

R

Resh

Head

y

Yud

Hand

Often used as a compound name with ‘Jehovah.’ God’s presence is followed by ‘Jireh’ that exclaims ‘through the work of an arm man will be sustained.’ Together these names tell us that the work is accomplished by Jehovah. Behold, it is the hand of God who provides for man by His work. Jehovah Jireh is typically translated as ‘God our Provider.’

y

The ‘Yud’ in pictograph form shows an arm and a hand. The picture can mean to work, throw, worship, or it can simply mean an arm or hand.

R

The ‘Resh’ symbolizes a head, man, chief, highest, top, beginning, or first.

h

The ‘Hey’ pictograph represents a man with his hands in the air trying to get someone’s attention. It suggests look, reveal, behold.
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Life (Chai)

y

Yud

Work

C

Chet

Fence

Illustrates a fence around or containing one’s work or deeds.

C

The ‘Chet’ depicts a fence that would contain, divide, surround, protect, or make private.

y

The ‘Yud’ in pictograph form represents an arm and a hand. The picture can mean work, throw, worship or it can simply mean arm or hand.
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Love

B

Bet

Floor Plan

h

Hey

Behold

A

Aleph

Strong

The root word ‘Aleph Bet’ means ‘Father or strong leader of the tent.’ Insert the letter ‘Hey’ and the word means ‘Reveal the Father.’

Aa

The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader.

hH

The ‘Hey’ pictograph represents a man with his hands in the air trying to get someone’s attention. It suggests look, reveal, behold.

B

The ‘Bet’ shows the floor plan of a tent. It means home, inside, or family.
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Loving Kindness

d

Dalet

Door

U

Samech

Assist

C

Chet

Protect

Door of mercy and protection. When such loving kindness is extended to one another, a common journey through life takes place.

C

The ‘Chet’ depicts a fence that would contain, divide, surround, protect, or make private.

U

The ‘samech’ represents a thorn bush that supports, assists, or shields.

d

The ‘Dalet’ represents a tent flap or door. It can also mean back and forth movement as in going in and out of a door.
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Lust

h

Hey

Look

v

Vav

Attach

a

Aleph

Strong

Look what what attaches strongly. Lust is built on the root word Vav-Aleph which means ‘desire’ and is an example of how desire can be a strong nail that attaches destructive and ungodly longings that grow and separate us from the love of God.

a

The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader.

v

The ‘Vav’ represents a tent peg or nail and means to attach, secure, or hook.

h

The ‘Hey’ pictograph represents a man with his hands in the air trying to get someone’s attention. It suggests look, reveal, behold.
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Mighty God

L

Lamed

Authority

a

Aleph

Strong

r

Resh

Man

v

Vav

Establish

B

Bet

House

g

Gimel

Lift up

The One who would gather and lift up the house established for man with great power, strength, and authority.

a

The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader.

L

The ‘Lamed’ is a picture of a shepherd’s staff. The shepherd used the staff to exercise authority over the sheep to direct or lead them. It can mean teach, lead, yoke, move forward, or authority.

g

The ‘Gimel’ is the picture of the upraised head of a camel and means walk, carry, lift up, or pride.

B

The ‘Bet’ shows the floor plan of a tent. It means home, inside, or family.

v

The ‘Vav’ represents a tent peg or nail and means to secure or establish. But it can also simply mean peg or nail.

r

The ‘Resh’ symbolizes a head, man, chief, highest, top, beginning, or first.
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Mother (Em)

M

Mem

Water

a

Aleph

Strong

Strong Water — Giver of Life. Em is the one who brings life to the tent and holds the home together.

a

The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader. It is the first letter of the Hebrew aleph-bet and therefore is also used as first or beginning.

M

The ‘Mem’ illustrates water or waves. As a nomadic people, the Hebrews feared the waves or waters of the seas, so the letter often meant chaos, mighty, or blood. On the other hand, water sustained life and in this instance, it carries that meaning.
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Name

s

Shin

Destroy

m

Mem

Chaos

What destroys chaos. In Ancient Hebrew, everything was in the name because it described the character of a person. God revealed Himself through His name.

m

The ‘Mem’ illustrates water or waves. As a nomadic people, the Hebrews did not understand the waves or waters of the ocean. So the letter came to mean chaos, mighty, or blood.

s

The ‘Shin’ represents two front teeth and can mean sharp, eat, consume, separate, or destroy.
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Peace or Shalom

M

Mem

Chaos

v

Vav

Establish

L

Lamed

Authority

s

Shin

Destroy

Destroy the authority that establishes chaos.

s

The ‘Shin’ represents two front teeth and can mean sharp, eat, consume, separate, or destroy.

L

The ‘Lamed’ is a picture of a shepherd’s staff. The shepherd used the staff to exercise authority over the sheep to direct or lead them. It can mean teach, lead, yoke, move forward, or authority.

v

The ‘Vav’ represents a tent peg or nail and means to secure or hook. But it can also simply mean peg or nail.

M

The ‘Mem’ illustrates water or waves. As a nomadic people, the Hebrews did not understand the waves or waters of the ocean. So the letter came to mean chaos, mighty, or blood.
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Prince of Peace

r

Resh

Man

s

Shin

Destroy

M

Mem

Chaos

v

Vav

Establish

L

Lamed

Authority

s

Shin

Destroy

The destroying man who destroys the authority that establishes chaos.

s

The ‘Shin’ represents two front teeth and can mean sharp, eat, consume, separate, or destroy.

r

The ‘Resh’ symbolizes a head, man, chief, highest, top, beginning, or first.

s

The ‘Shin’ represents two front teeth and can mean sharp, eat, consume, separate, or destroy.

L

The ‘Lamed’ is a picture of a shepherd’s staff. The shepherd used the staff to exercise authority over the sheep to direct or lead them. It can mean teach, lead, yoke, move forward, or authority.

v

The ‘Vav’ represents a tent peg or nail and means to secure or hook. But it can also simply mean peg or nail.

M

The ‘Mem’ illustrates water or waves. As a nomadic people, the Hebrews did not understand the waves or waters of the ocean. So the letter came to mean chaos, mighty, or blood.
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Rapha

A

Aleph

Strong

p

Pey

Open

R

Resh

Man

Often used as a compound name with ‘Jehovah.’ The Pey and Resh indicate ‘man open,’ like wounded or sick. The Aleph covers that sickness with strength to heal or repair it. Jehovah Rapha is ‘God our Healer’.

R

The ‘Resh’ symbolizes a head, man, chief, highest, top, beginning, or first.

p

The ‘Pey’ represents an open mouth means speak, open, blow, or apart.

A

The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader.
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Redeem

L

Lamed

Authority

a

Aleph

Strong

g

Gimel

Lift up

Authority used to lift up or restore to an original position.

g

The ‘Gimel’ is the picture of the upraised head of a camel and means walk, carry, lift up, or pride.

a

The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader.

L

The ‘Lamed’ is a picture of a shepherd’s staff. The shepherd used the staff to push or pull sheep to direct or lead them. It can mean teach, lead, yoke, or move forward.
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Repent

B

Bet

Home

v

Vav

Attach

s

Shin

Destroy

Destroy the home where [sin] attaches [to you] so it cannot return.

s

The ‘Shin’ represents two front teeth and can mean sharp, eat, consume, separate, or destroy.

v

The ‘Vav’ represents a tent peg or nail and means to attach, secure, or establish.

B

The ‘Bet’ shows the floor plan of a tent. It means home, inside, or family.
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Righteous

q

Quph

Follow

d

Dalet

Journey

f

Tsade

Hook

The desire to be hooked on a journey that follows God.

f

The ‘Tsade’ represents a fish hook and means hunter, catch, or desire.

d

The ‘Dalet’ represents a tent flap or door. It can also mean back and forth movement as in going in and out of a door or a journey.

q

The ‘Quph’ character appears like the back of man’s head or a sunset and means last, behind, following, revolving or cycle of time.