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Archive | October, 2016

ADONAI

The Name of GOD used most often in the Hebrew Bible is the Tetragrammaton YHWH (Hebrew: יהוה‎‎). It is frequently anglicized as Jehovah and Yahweh and written in most English editions of the Bible as “the LORD” owing to the Jewish tradition of reading it as ADONAI (“My LORD” even if the form is plural  Full Article…

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ALLAH

ALLAH (in Arabic: الله‎) is the Arabic word referring to GOD in Abrahamic religions. The word is thought to be derived by contraction from al-ilāh, which means “the god”, and is related to El and Elohim, the Hebrew words for GOD. The word has been also used by Arabs of different religions since pre-Islamic times. It is now mainly used  Full Article…

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U.N.E.S.C.O. adopts anti-Israel resolution on al-Aqsa Mosque

UN agency passes resolution that criticises Israeli policies around al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem. Palestinian leaders have welcomed a decision by the United Nations cultural agency to adopt a resolution on occupied East Jerusalem that sharply criticises Israeli policies around the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, while Israel says it ignores Jewish ties to the  Full Article…

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Nazirite

In the Bible, a nazirite, nazarene or nazarite (from Nazir in Hebrew נזיר‎‎) is one who voluntarily took a vow described in Numbers 6, 1–21. “Nazarite” comes from the Hebrew word נזיר nazir meaning “consecrated” or “separated”. This vow required the person to: Abstain from wine, wine vinegar, grapes, raisins, intoxicating liquors, vinegar made from such substances, and eating  Full Article…

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The longest living wordly sovereign dies at age of 88

The head of Thailand’s royal advisory council will stand in as regent while the country grieves over the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and awaits for his son to formally succeed him, the government said. Mourners lit candles and recited prayers before dawn on Saturday outside Bangkok’s riverside Grand Palace, where the remains of the  Full Article…

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Tenth – Ma’aser

Maaser means “a tenth.” It’s based on the Hebrew word eser, or ten. As a rule, it refers to donating ten percent of whatever to whomever. While ma’aser may seem like a lot of giving, it’s actually all about receiving. Just like sacrifices, which primarily benefit those who bring them, giving ma’aser whips you into spiritual  Full Article…

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