The Hebrew word for ‘hill’ is aphel and means ‘to be lifted up.’ The Ophel, the place between the City of David and the Temple was the place where the Levitical priests lived when doing their service. It was on the way ‘to go up to the Temple’ for worship.
Tag: Daughter of Zion
The Woman, Blood, and the Risen Girl
With the events surrounding the woman with the issue of bleeding and the little girl rising to Messiah’s tzizit, the Jewish people were seeing the beginning of the redemption of Israel. They were being shown great signs from from the Messiah that their time of cleansing blood-covered hands and evils deeds was nearing (Isaiah 1:15-16, Isaiah 59:3).