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Hope

t

Tav

Covenant

r

Resh

Man

C

Chet

Surround

v

Vav

Establish

t

Tav

Mark

The covenant established in the inner chamber of man will mark him or be a sign to him.

t

The ‘Tav’ represents a sign, mark, covenant, or cross. As the last letter of the Hebrew aleph-bet, it also means last or end.

v

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

C

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

r

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

t

The ‘Tav’ represents a sign, mark, covenant, or cross. As the last letter of the Hebrew aleph-bet, it also means last or end.
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Humble

C

Chet

Wall

s

Shin

Destroy

Destroy the wall [in our relationships with both God and others].

s

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

C

The ‘Chet’ depicts a fence or wall that will divide, protect, or make private the inside from the outside.
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Immanuel

A

Aleph

Strong

L

Lamed

Leader

v

Vav

Connect

n

Nun

Life

M

Mem

Massive

e

Ayin

See

Together the Ayin, Mem, and Nun refer to seeing the masses of life or mankind. The Vav then connects us to the Aleph and Lamed which mean El or God. Therefore, Immanuel means ‘God with us.’

e

The ‘Ayin’ appears as an eye. It relates to the function of the eye, understanding, or knowledge.

M

The ‘Mem’ illustrates water or waves and meant chaos, mighty, massive, or blood.

n

The ‘Nun’ represents a seed or sprout and gives us the meaning of continuing to a new generation. It can have the meaning of life, continuing, perpetuating, sustaining, offspring, or heir.

v

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

L

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

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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Israel

L

Lamed

Authority

a

Aleph

Leader

r

Resh

Man

s

Shin

Destroy

y

Yud

Work

The ‘Aleph’ and ‘Lamed’ form the root word ‘El’ which means God or strong controller. Together the letters in Israel mean “Men (the nation) whose work is to press/turn others towards El (God).”

y

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

s

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

r

The ‘Resh’ symbolizes a head, man, or chief.

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 his sheep to direct or lead them. It can mean teach, lead, yoke, or move forward.
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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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Passover

C

Chet

Protect

u

Samech

Turn

P

Pey

Spirit

The word is specific to the event in Exodus 12.  Simply it means to crossover or leap.   The pictographs give us the idea that the Spirit (God’s spirit since the word is first used when God is talking) will turn death away from your walls or protect your walls.

P

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

u

The ‘Samech’ represents a thorn bush that would prop up, support, twist, turn, or snare.

C

The ‘Chet’ illustrates a fence surrounding and protecting the action of life.
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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.