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October 8, 2017. 

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Hey

Hey - 5th Letter Hebrew Aleph Bet

Hey – as a Word ---   Behold

Hey – as a picture -  man with hands raised – like getting someone’s attention – or to reveal

Hey – as a number – 5 --   grace,

Hey –  symbolic meaning – to reveal/window

Psalm 119: 33-40

Each of these eight verses in Hebrew start with the letter hey

Hey can mean to reveal(to make known; disclose; divulge, to reveal a secret, to lay open to view, display an act or instance of revealing; revelation; disclosure) or a window , or behold (regard, gaze upon, view; watch; discern) -   so when we read these 8 verses we can see the Lord wants to reveal something to us.

 Vs 33 – reveal to us that without Him, His grace, His Spirit we can’t keep His statutes(customs, ordinance, manner—is in the feminine form (hey on the end of the word)—which tells us his customs , manners, bring fruit, or reproduction) until the end  and we need to behold His statutes

Vs 34 -  we need Him to reveal understanding(application) of His law(torah – hey at end of word – fruitful, reproductive – breath--- comes from another word yarah which means to flow as water,  shoot an arrow, teach, instruct- without His breath(Spirit, no life flow) so we may observe with our whole heart --  Love the Lord God with all your heart, mind, soul, strength --- in order to do this we need Him to reveal His heart of Love --- reason for torah  ---- behold His understanding

Vs 35 – we need Him to reveal(open the window) to go in the path of His commandments(precepts, commands,) – for that is where we delight( desire, incline, pleasure, will)  - behold His path

Vs 36 – we need Him to reveal our heart with His testimony(witness, so we can duplicate) and not covetousness—behold His testimonies- the more we behold His witness, His ability the more we will duplicate His witness

Vs 37 – we need Him to reveal what our eyes are beholding and to quicken us in His way -  behold His ways

Vs 38 – We need Him to reveal His Word, and the fear of the Lord  --- behold His Word, behold Him

Vs 39 – we need Him to reveal that His judgements(governance, rule, determination, execution, verdicts) are good --- behold His judgements as good

Vs 40 – We need to behold(hey- breath) after His precepts, and His breath to reveal His righteousness – behold His righteousness(His holiness) 

                                                                                                                                                                               

Gen 1: 1   ---  In Hebrew the word heavens and the word earth have a hey at the              beginning of the word and so when hey is at the beginning of a word it means “the” which is why the heavens, the earth is there in English

When the hey is at the end of a word – it makes the word feminine, also can mean fruitful, what comes out of   eg.   In Hebrew woman has a hey at the end of it where the word for man doesn’t have the hey – the hey then lets us know “feminine” but also “what comes out of”  eve came out man ----  the bride comes out of Jesus ---   it can also mean fruitful, reproductive

the Hebrew letter "Hey" is also used to denote femininity, or the feminine side of YEHOVAH's character. YEHOVAH God Himself has both male and female attributes, for we read in Genesis, "So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them" (Genesis 1:27). Feminine forms of Hebrew words end with a "Hey." For example, yeled  means "boy" in Hebrew. But the feminine form of the word, meaning "girl," is yaldah

When the hey is in the middle of a word -  eg. El is short for Elohim (God)  if you put a Hey in the middle of El you get the word ohel which is tabernacle – the hey here reveals the heart – the heart of God in the tabernacle (the heart of God in us as we are His tabernacle)

YHVH --   the Name for Lord in Hebrew   --- Hey can speak of breath of God – in Gen 2:4 in the word created  in Hebrew there is a small hey as the second letter (can only be seen in Hebrew) it is said that this represents the breath of God – and so the son of God breathed creation

Psalm 33: 6

 pictorially and symbolically is read like this the hand beheld the nail beheld      ---- John 20:27  ---  Thomas    ---  Behold

Hey is a picture of the presence of God in the human heart as seen:

Gen. 17:4-7

Thus adding the "Hey" to the name "Abram" is symbolical of adding "YEHOVAH" to Abram -- and with the work of YEHOVAH's Shekinah Glory, Abram becomes "Abraham" -- a man whose destiny is wrapped up in and made manifest through the work of YEHOVAH's spirit (the "Hey") working within and through him!

Notice again how the "Logos" ("Wisdom" or Shekinah Glory of YEHOVAH God) is expressed as a feminine or female form, depicting a nurturing, sensitive, caring "woman." In Proverbs 1:8 we read: "My son, hear the instruction of thy father [YEHOVAH God the Father], and forsake not the law of thy mother [the Shekinah Glory]." Here the Father depicts YEHOVAH God the Father, and the Mother depicts the Word of God, or the Shekinah Glory. This theme is carried throughout the book of Proverbs. In chapter 3 we read, "Get wisdom, get understanding....Forsake her not, and she shall preserve thee; love her, and she shall keep thee" (v. 5-6). "Wisdom is the principal thing.....Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honor, when thou dost embrace her" (v. 7-8).

In Proverbs 8, the identity of "Wisdom" is laid out for us: "Doth not wisdom cry? and understanding put forth her voice? She standeth in the top of high places....Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of men" (Prov. 8:1-4). "Wisdom" -- the Word or Shekinah Glory -- informs us of her divine origin:

"The LORD possessed me in the BEGINNING of his way, before his works of old. I was SET UP from everlasting, FROM THE BEGINNING, or ever the earth was. When there were no depths, I was BROUGHT FORTH; when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I BROUGHT FORTH: While as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the highest part of the dust of the world. When he prepared the heavens I WAS THERE; when he set a compass upon the face of the depth....Then was I by him, as ONE BROUGHT UP with him: And I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him" (Prov. 8:22-30).

Thus the Shekinah Glory or "Wisdom" of YEHOVAH God is depicted as being comparable to a "Mother" and "Feminine," in the sense of manifesting feminine attributes -- being subject to the Father as a "wife" is to be to her husband. Like Eve being brought into existence from the rib of Adam (Genesis 2:21-22), even so the Shekinah Glory was brought forth from the Father in the ages before time began. The male-female relationship of Adam and Eve was a type of the heavenly relationship of the Father and the Shekinah Glory (Wisdom) of YEHOVAH God.

we have the "duality" of YEHOVAH God represented. Abraham, with the "Hey," is representative of YEHOVAH God the Father, and Sarah, his wife, with the "Hey," is representative of the second part of the Godhead -- that is, of the Shekinah Glory, or Wisdom, or Word, of YEHOVAH God! This truth is emphasized by the fact that the divine letter "Hey"  -- representing the very spirit and nature of YEHOVAH GOD -- was added to their names. They became a "type" of the Father and the Shekinah Glory.

Hebrew word to conceive is harah – two Hey letters – takes two to conceive- Husband and wife -

Abram – becomes Abraham (hey in the middle) breath of God, revelation of God – laughed when God told Him he was going to have a son

Sarai – becomes sarah (hey in the middle) breath of God, revelation of God  - laughed when God said she was going to have a son ---    called son Isaac – means laughter  ----  Isaac in Hebrew is three letters the first one has a numeric value of 90 (age of sarah) the last letter has numeric value of 100(age of Abraham) and the middle letter is the chet which is life --  8th letter – new beginnings --  can also represent Jesus – only life found in Jesus

Hey as the number 5 – five is seen as the number of grace – divine influence upon the heart seen in the reflection of life --   divine influence- breath of God(hey) – upon the heart (hey) and then seen(beheld-hey, to reveal)

5 – five fold ministry ,   five senses , 5 pillars solomons temple,  five can be seen of the hand – Gods power , His influence

 

The sixth Letter “Vav” of the Hebrew Aleph Bet

Vav – as a Word ---   Hook

Vav – as a picture -  a tent peg, nail, hook

Vav – as a number – 6 --   man,

Vav –  symbolic meaning –  nail, “and” to secure, to add

Exodus 1: 1 the word and is the letter Vav and connects exodus to Genesis – in other words a continuation of Genesis -   In Hebrew Genesis is bresheit – In the beginning

Exodus is Names , Leviticus is Lord called out, numbers is wilderness, Deuteronomy is these are the Words ---  Put together the torah is – In the beginning are the names the Lord called out to the wilderness and these are the Words

Psalm 119: 41-48

Each verse in Hebrew begins with a vav word.  In Psalm 119:41-48, we find the Vav section. In this part of Psalm 119, we see the connecting work of Vav, joining earth with Heaven – the people of Yahweh with the Almighty.

Vs 41 - Let your mercies come unto me --   the vav is a connecting word – connects us to His mercies – Hebrews 4:16 come boldly to the throne of grace to obtain mercy and grace .  Your salvation according to your Word --  the nail (shed blood) salvation according to your Word

Vs 42 – For I trust in your Word—connecting us to the truth of His Word – Proverbs 3: 5-6 trust in the Lord with all  your heart and lean not on your own understanding in all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths  --  when we trust He gives us the answers needed

Vs 43 – take not your Word of truth --  what is truth – His Word – I have hoped (learned to wait, trust, have faith in, tarry, stay, be patient)  His Nails (His shed blood) causes me Hope

Vs 44 – shall I keep your law continually forever and ever --  connecting to what you  have done on the cross – your shed blood I have the connecting piece to keep your law( Holy Spirit, grace)

Vs 45 – And I will walk at liberty for I seek your precepts – connecting to I Cor 3: 17 Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is Liberty --  the Spirit of the law gives liberty , the commandments were not intended to be rules and regulations they were to be a hedge of protection so we could walk in liberty – the more we seek Him the more divine influence to walk in liberty – David didn’t find the commandments burdensome or grevious, He found liberty in them

Vs46- I will speak of your testimonies and not be ashamed – connecting Rev 12:11 – they overcame by the blood of the lamb and the word of their testimony, also Rev 19:10 the testimony  of Jesus is the Spirit of Prophecy ---  I will not be ashamed

Vs 47 – I will delight myself in your commandments -  connecting us to look upon ourselves in your instructions which we love – love is the connecting to His commandments – 1 John 5:3 this is love that you  obey my commandments and my commandments aren’t grevious or burdensome .   when we are connected by the blood and the Holy Ghost His commandments aren’t grevious .

Vs 48 – My hands also will I lift up to your commandments -  connecting us to what is in our hearts(His word) my actions will follow because I Love them therefore will I meditate on them

 

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