Entries by Matt

עֶ֫צֶם, Bone

Hebrew has a lot of figurative usage for different words. “Bone” happens to be one of those. It is pronounced, etsem. Look at these Proverbs: Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. Prov. 16:24 The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, and good news refreshes the bones. […]

What Eve’s name really means

And the Adam is calling the name (שֵׁ֥ם, shem) of his woman Eve[Chavah] for himself HAS BECOME Mother of the whole Living. Gen. 3:20 Literal “Eve” doesn’t mean “life” as the lexicons put it. Her name in Hebrew, חַוָּה, Chavah is from the verb חָוָה, chavah. The verb means “to tell“. This verb is found […]