So, this week I promised some fun with words. And, I'm a wordy kind of gal (both in that I like to find out what they mean and that I like to speak them... which is a nice way of saying I can sometimes talk a bit much.. ha!), so I may continue this for awhile. Let me know what you think, too. I want to find something that interests more than just me. :)
Anyway, do you ever read a verse (particularly in the King James Version of the Bible) and think, "Huh? What does that mean?" Well, I do. It's put me on a mission to find out what some of them mean.
Here's a few to think about this week.....
We find this word in Daniel 7:18 - Hitherto is the end of the matter. As for me Daniel, my cogitations much troubled me, and my countenance changed in me: but I kept the matter in my heart.
The meaning? "Thoughts" or earnest meditations.
This word is found in Luke 14:2 - And there, in front of Him was a certain man suffering from dropsy.
What is the definition of this word? It is a disease and only mentioned in the Bible one time -- in this scripture.
This word is in Genesis 40:7 - And in the uppermost basket there was of all manner of bakemeats for Pharaoh; and the birds did eat them out of the basket upon my head.
Bake-meats are baked provisions. The literal meaning of the word is "works of the baker".
My challenge to you this weekend? See if you can use one of these in a sentence when speaking to someone. And, if you do, let me know. I'm trying to figure out how I'm going to nonchalantly drop the word "dropsy" into a sentence without giggling. :)
Have a good one filled with many blessings from the Lord!