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Psalm11918.org has provided this glossary of Hebrew and Greek words to aid our readers in the understanding of specialized words used in our articles.

 

 

Term Main definition
seder

סדר‎

seder- Seder is a masculine Hebrew noun that means "order" or "arrangement".  This word is used to describe the "order" of the traditional meal eaten on Pesach in commemoration of the first Passover and Israel's Exodus from Egypt.  Strong's #5468. Pronounced SAY der.  Plural sederim.

 

Septuagint

Septuagint- A Latin word meaning "seventy" in reference to the seventy Jewish scholars who translated the Hebrew Scriptures into Greek. From the Latin phrase "versio septuaginta interpretum", meaning "translation of the seventy interpreters".  The term most often applies to that Greek translation rather than the translators themselves.  The translation occurred circa 300-250 BCE. Pronounced sep TOO uh jint.

 

shaliach

שליח

shaliach- The Hebrew word for "apostle".  It literally means "sent one".  Strongs #7971.  Pronounced shuh lee akh.  Plural "shlichim".

 

shamar

שמר

shamar- A Hebrew word meaning "to guard" or "protect".  It is often translated as "observe" as in "observe the Sabbath day" and other times as "keep" as in "those who love Me and keep My commandments".  Strongs #8104.  Pronounced shuh MAR.

 

Shaul

שאול

Shaul- The literal Hebrew name of Saul [the Israelite monarch before King David] and the Hebrew name of Paul of Tarsus. This Hebrew name means "asked (of G-d)".  Strongs #7586.  Pronounced sha OOL.

 

Shavuot

שבועות‎

Shavuot- The Hebrew word for "weeks". Shavuot is also shorthand for the Feast of Weeks (see Ex 34:22, Lev 23:15-16) which is called "Pentecost" in Greek. Singular "shavua".  Strongs #7620.  Pronounced shah voo OHT.

 

Shlomoh

שלמה

Shlomoh- The literal Hebrew name of Solomon. This Hebrew name means "peace" (from the Hebrew word shalom).  Strongs #8010.  Pronounced sheh LO moh.

 

shoresh

שורש

shoresh- a masculine Hebrew noun that means "root" as in the root of a tree or plant. The word is also used to describe a "root" word from which other Hebrew words are derived.  Pronounced SHO resh.  Plural "shoreshim".

 

Torah Portion

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