Truth in Hebrew is emet and means ‘firmness,’ ‘faithfulness,’ and ‘truth.’ This word is interesting as it is comprised of the first letter of the Hebrew alef-bet, the last letter, and the middle letter. The alef and tav or את are the ‘sign of Yeshua,’ as they are the first and the last letters as he referenced in Revelation 22:13. The mem or מ is the middle letter of the alef-bet. This suggests that everything from beginning, middle, to end of the Hebrew Scriptures is Truth. This is exactly what Yeshua said, “Your Word is truth” (John 17:17).
The Hebrew word for ‘know’ is ידעת or yada and means ‘clearly understand,’ ‘confess,’ ‘perceive and see,’ and ‘distinguish.’ It can also mean ‘learning to know good from evil.’
The Hebrew word for ‘deceive’ is mirmah and means ‘false, dishonest or betrayal of trust.’ Mirmah is to be guilty of misleading others.
met in Hebrew means ‘truth, right, faithful.’ The word ‘truth’ is found 77 times in the Hebrew Scriptures. The ‘truth’ as written in the Torah sanctifies (John 17:17). The ‘truth’ is a teaching guide for life. Speaking ‘truth’ will bring persecution. The teachings of Yeshua are ‘truth’ because he is the ‘truth’ (John 14:6). Obeying the ‘truth’ sets God’s people apart from the rest of the world. True worship requires ‘truth’ (John 4:24).