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Loving Kindness

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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Name

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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Mighty God

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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Prince of Peace

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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Jehovah Tsedeq

Jehovah our Righteousness

Tsedeq (tsaw-dak’)

qdf

צָדַק

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.

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

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Jehovah Rapha

Jehovah our Healer

Rapha (raw-faw’)

ApR

רָפָא

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.

Rapha is often used as a compound name with ‘Jehovah’ (hvhy seen here). 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’.

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Jehovah Jireh

Jehovah our Provider

Jireh (yir-eh’)

HRy

יִרְה

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.

Often used as a compound name with ‘Jehovah’ (HvHy seen here). 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.’

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Jehovah

YHVH

Jehovah (yeh-ho-vaw’)

HvHy

יְהוָֹה

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.

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.’

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Immanuel

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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Everlasting Father

Everlasting Father

Ab ad (ab ad)

de Ba

אֲבִ עַ֖ד

a The ‘Aleph’ is the picture of an ox head and illustrates the strength of an animal. It can mean strong, power, or leader.
B The ‘Bet’ shows the floor plan of a tent. It means home, inside, or family.
e The ‘Ayin’ appears as an eye. It can mean see, understand, or knowledge.
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.

The strong one of the home (Father) has the knowledge or understanding of the journey of life and was seen as an eternal proposition from God.

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El Shaddai

God Almighty

El Shaddai ( ale shad-dah’-ee)

yds lA

אל שׁדי

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

The ‘Aleph’ and ‘Lamed’ form the root word ‘El’ which means God or strong controller. The ‘Shin,’ ‘Dalet,’ and ‘Yud’ form another root ‘Shad’ meaning breast. Together they reveal the One mighty to nourish and supply all our needs.