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Chesed- An Action-packed Word without Translation

Chesed

Let’s take a look at the Hebrew concept of חֶ֥סֶד (chesed). Although there is no direct English rendering it is often translated as lovingkindness.  The Hebrew three letter root of this word is חֶ֥סֶד ch-s-d (chet-samekh-dalet). 616 more words

Biblical Hebrew

An interview with a Biblical botanist

This article originally appeared in The Jewish Press.

Zohar Amar is an associate professor in the Department of Land of Israel Studies at Bar-Ilan University, with 25 years’ worth of expertise in natural science, archaeology, and Judaic studies. 880 more words

The Awesome, Fearful Day Of The Lord

Scripture in the Commentary to Follow:

Ezekiel 33/30-33, With Commentary by Rashi from Chabad.org.

30And you, son of man, the members of your people who talk about you beside the walls and in the entrances of the houses, and one talks to the other, one to his brother, saying, “Come now and listen to what the word is that is coming forth from before the Lord.” 5,213 more words