The final Hebrew word in today’s verse is אֱמֻנִים / eh-mu-neem which means ‘the faithful.’ The Hebrew root of this word is א-מ-ן which is ‘Amen.’ We all know what ‘Amen’ means, now we know where it comes from! Get started learning Hebrew with a free Hebrew alphabet chart when you sign up for a free Israel Bible Reading Plan.
For centuries, residents of the Land of Israel have known about the healing qualities of the mineral-rich Dead Sea. Today, you need not travel to the shores of the ancient Sea of Salt to partake in the rich minerals found in Dead Sea Soap. It is cleansing to the body and supports the Israeli economy as well.
Noam Chen’s photo of the remains of Midgal (“Tower”) Afek, the site of an ancient Jewish settlement of Afek from Second Temple times. The tower fell into ruin during the Roman siege, and was rebuilt by the Crusaders. Later renamed Midgal Tzedek (“Tower of Righteousness”), it is located near Tel Aviv.