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Seven Hebrew WordsforPraise
7 Hebrew Words for Praise Our Disability in Comprehension is very often our Inability in Obedience! Isaiah 5:13; Hosea 4:6; 2 Timothy 2:7; Psalm 47:7; 1 Corinthians 14:14-15Why Study the Original Bible Languages? Bible translation is a lifetime job(Old Testament Hebrew & New Testament Greek)Translation can never be word-for-word especially with rich languages like Hebrew and Greek.Websters Dictionary Reference1) to set a price on something or to appraise2) to commend the worth of3) to laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song or writing4) express approval or admiration of5) a eulogy formal speech or writing giving praise and honor to someone of importance
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH2. BARAK3. YADAH4. TOWDAH5. HILLUWL(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)(baw-rak) (#1288) (Used 322x)(yaw-daw) (#3034) (Used 114x)(to-daw) (#8426) (Used 28x)(hil-lool) (#1974) (Used 3x)6. TEHILLAH7. HALAL(teh-hil-law) (#8416) (Used 56x)(haw-lal) (#1984) (Used 160x)Our Disability in Comprehensionis very often our Inability in Obedience!
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x) To address someone in extremely loud tone. To pacify or to shut someones mouth by speaking with loud expression to adulate Shebach(sheb-akh) (#7624) variation of shabach Psalm 63:3 Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee.to flatter, praise too highly, praise extravagantlyTranslated into English as:Praise Psalm 106:47Daniel 4:34Triumph , 145:4; 147:12To Make Still Psalm 46:9; 65:7; 89:9Psalm 117:1(Compare Psalm 8:2 with Matthew 21:16)
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)Matthew 21:16And said unto Him, Hearest Thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them,Yea; have ye never read:Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings Thou hast perfected praise?Psalm 8:2Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strengthbecause of thine enemies,that thou mightest still [7623 Shabach] the enemy and the avenger. To pacify or to shut someones mouth by speaking with loud expression
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)What is a Joyful Noise ?Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands.Serve the Lord with gladness: come before his presence with singing. (Psalm 100) To pacify or to shut someones mouth by speaking with loud expressionJoyful Noise see also: Psalm 66:1; 81:1; 95:1; 98:4,6Joyful Noise#7321 Ruwato split the ears (with sound), i.e. shout (for alarm or joy)
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)What is a Joyful Noise ?Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance. (Psalm 89:15) To pacify or to shut someones mouth by speaking with loud expressionJoyful Sound#8643 teruw`ahshouting, an alarm, clamor blow an alarm, sound a signal an extremely loud war cry!
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)Let Israel rejoice in Him that made him: let the children of Zion be joyful in their King.Psalm 149:2rejoice#8055 samachto brighten up, to be gleesomejoyful#1523 giylto spin round, and jump up and down (under the influence of any violent emotion), i.e. usually meaning to rejoice extremelyIn the Mind of GodNoisy is Good!!
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.Psalm 149:5joyful#5937 alazto jump for joy, i.e. to exultsing aloud#7442 rananto creak or emit a stridulous sound,In Websters Dictionary stridulous = shrill, grating sound or noisei.e. to shout (usually for joy)In the Mind of GodNoisy is Good!!
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two-edged sword in their hand.Psalm 149:5high praises#7319 rowmemaha rising up, i.e., exaltationmouth#1627 garownfrom the throat, a deep, harsh guttural soundIn the Mind of GodNoisy is Good!!
7 Hebrew Words for Praise1. SHABACH(shaw-bakh) (#7623) (Used 16x)Isaiah 13:3mighty ones#1368 gibbowrpowerful, warrior, tyrantanger#639 aphthe nostril; as in hard and rapid breathing in passion of furious rageIn the Mind of GodNoisy is Good!!I have commanded my sanctified ones, I have also called my mighty ones for mine anger, even them that rejoice in my highness.rejoice#5937 alazto jump for joyI have commanded my holy ones; I have summoned my warriors to carry out my wrath - those who rejoice in my triumph. (NIV)
7 Hebrew Words for Praise2. Barak(baw-rak) (#1288) (Used 322x) (Literally) to kneel down Man blessing God (act of adoration)Translated into English as:Congratulate 1 Samuel 13:101 Chronicles 18:10Salute Bless (man blessing God) Psalm 34:1 God blessing Man (act of bestowing benefit)Kneel Down Psalm 95:6Bless (God blessing man) Psalm 68:19Genesis 12:1-2Psalm 103:1 Judges 5:2 Praise ye the LORD for the avenging of Israel, when the people willingly offered themselves.
7 Hebrew Words for Praise3. Yadah(yaw-daw) (#3034) (Used 114x)` Psalm 86:12 I will praise thee, O Lord my God, with all my heart: and I will glorify thy name for evermore. from Yad [#3027] = the open hand to extend the hand, to hail someone to throw (a stone), to shoot (an arrow) to worship with extended hands signal to catch someone's attention
7 Hebrew Words for Praise3. Yadah(yaw-daw) (#3034) (Used 114x)Confess Lev. 16:21; Dan. 9:20; Psalm 32:5; Prov 28:13Jer. 50:14Shoot, cast or throw from Yad [#3027] = the open hand to extend the hand, to hail someone to throw (a stone), to shoot (an arrow) to worship with extended handsTranslated into English as: signal to catch someone's attentionGenesis 29:35Thank 1 Chron. 16:4; 23:30; 25:3; 2 Chron. 5:13; 7:6Praise Psalm 44:8; 86:12; 107:7; Psalm 26:7; *30:12*; 35:18; 100:4; 106:1; 107:1(idea of motion or action, ie., giving)Lamentations 3:53Psalm 9:1; 33:2; 42:5,11; 43:4,5
7 Hebrew Words for PraisePsalm 30:12To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks [yadah] unto thee for ever.Acts 2:26Therefore did my heart rejoice, and my tongue was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope.Psalm 16:9Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.Psalm 30:12To the end that *my glory* may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks [yadah] unto thee for ever.Psalm 16:9Therefore my heart is glad, and *my glory* rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.Peter quotes Psalm 16:9 in Acts 2:26Therefore did my heart rejoice, and *my tongue* was glad; moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope.my glorymy tongueIn Gods Mind: We glorify God with our Tongue!Psalm 57:7-8 (also Psalm 108:1-2)My heart is fixed, O God, my heart is fixed: I will sing and give praise.8 Awake up, *my glory*; awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early.
7 Hebrew Words for Praise4. Towdah(to -daw) (#8426) (Used 28x) Literally, an extension of the hand [yad=hand] Worship by formal presentation of praise, thanksgiving, especially as by a choir. Psalm 50:23 Whoso offereth praise glorifieth me: and to him that ordereth his conversation aright will I shew the salvation of God.Translated into English as:Joshua 7:19; Ezra 10:11Confession 2 Chronicles 29:31; Psalm 42:4; 69:30; 95:2; *100:4*; 107:22Praise Psalm 42:4; 56:12; Jeremiah. 17:26; 33:11; Shouts of jubilation and thanksgiving An avowal or formal confessionLev. 22:29; Neh. 12:27,31,38 (choirs)Thanksgiving
7 Hebrew Words for PraisePsalm 100:4Enter into His gates with (1) thanksgiving, and into His courts with (2) praise: be (3) thankful unto Him, and (4) bless His name.(1) thanksgiving (2) praise(3) thankful(4) bless#8426 towdah#8416 tehillah#3034 yadah#1288 barakMost number of Hebrew Praise Words in one single verse!
7 Hebrew Words for Praise5. Hilluwl(hil-lool) (#1974) (Used 2x) A celebration of thanksgiving especially during the harvest time! Can also be translated as a Joyous Festival Leviticus 19:24 But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise the Lord withal.Translated into English as:Merry Leviticus 19:24Praise Judges 9:27 Formed from Halal (#1984) which will be our final Hebrew word for praise
7 Hebrew Words for Praise6. Tehillah(te-hil-lah) (#8416) (Used 56x) Exo. 15:11 Who is like unto Thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like Thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?Translated into English as:Praise together with singing or songs2 Chron. 20:22; Neh. 12:46; Psalm 40:3; 106:12,47; 147:1; 149:1Praise Deut. 10:21; Psalm 22:3,25; 33:1; 34:1; 48:10 Formed from Halal (#1984) which will be our final Hebrew word for praise Literally means a hymn praise it is used together with song of or singing Tehillah is the Hebrew title for Psalms51:15; 66:2,8; 78:4; 145:21; Isaiah 42:10; 43:21; 60:18; 61:3 ; 62:7
7 Hebrew Words for Praise7. Halal(ha-lal) (#1984) (Used 160x)Hallelujah literally: Halal to JehovahPsalm 150:6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord [Hallelujah].Commend Genesis 12:15; Proverbs 12:8 Translated as Commend or Praise (91x) King David Sweet Psalmist! Kingdom Praise! 1 Chronicles 16:4; 23:5,30; 25:3; 29:13 King Solomon Built Temple! 2 Chron 5:13-14 King Jehoshaphat Won Battle! 2 Chron 20:19,21 King Hezekiah Revivalist! 2 Chron 29:30; 31:2
7 Hebrew Words for Praise7. Halal(ha-lal) (#1984) (Used 160x)Hallelujah literally: Halal to Jehovah Also has these meanings: Psalm 150:6 Let every thing that hath breath praise the Lord. Praise ye the Lord [Halle