שיעור של עברית
שיעור אחד—Lesson One: Amen
English Translation: Amen
Meaning/Background: means “so be it” or truly; an affirmation, generally—but not limited to—used in prayer from Old Testament times to today.
Commentary: Your first Hebrew word is Amen. Surprised? I bet you didn’t know that you’ve been speaking Hebrew for years!
“‘Cursed is the man who carves an image or casts an idol—a thing detestable to the LORD, the work of the craftsman's hands—and sets it up in secret.’ Then all the people shall say, ‘Amen!’" Deuteronomy 27:15.
“Praise be to the LORD, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and Amen.” Psalm 41:13
“If you are praising God with your spirit, how can one who finds himself among those who do not understand say ‘Amen’ to your thanksgiving, since he does not know what you are saying?” 1 Corinthians 14:16.
“Look, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him; and all the peoples of the earth will mourn because of him. So shall it be! Amen.” Revelation 1:17.