Faith – Hebrew: Emunah


Emunah in Hebrew means ‘faithfulness and certainty’

“Faith is being confident in what we hope for, convinced about things we do not see” (Hebrews 11:1, CJB).

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see” (Hebrews 11:1, NIV).

Hebrew Word Pictures

Mem – ‘Water’ means ‘chaos or mighty’

Vav – ‘A Nail’ means ‘binding, binding together’

Noon – ‘A Fish’ means ‘life’

Hey – ‘A Window’ means ‘behold or reveal’

emunah – first mighty binding of life revealed

Greek – pistis means firm persuasion or a conviction based on hearing

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