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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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Tsedeq

q

Quph

Follow

d

Dalet

Journey

f

Tsade

Hook

Often used as a compound name with ‘Jehovah.’ The Tsade-Dalet-Quph translate as a hooked or a desire for a journey to follow [God] or ‘Righteous.’ Jehovah Tsedeq is ‘God our Righteousness.’

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.
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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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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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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.