The Hebrew word for language, ‘safa’ also appears in Zephaniah (3:9) when the prophet describes how all the nations of the world will have “purity of speech” in the end of days: “For then I will change the nations [to speak] a language of purity so that they all will proclaim the Name of God, to worship Him with a united resolve.” Jewish tradition maintains that the “pure language” (safa b’rurah) that Zephaniah promises is the language of Hebrew and that in future times the world will begin to learn Hebrew, the language of Creation. With their unique approach to reveal extraordinary teachings, such as this one, eTeacher will no doubt introduce you into a world of astonishing discoveries.
The Bible is a universal text with timeless lessons, but it is also full of specific stories that took place in specific times in specific places. For this reason, the spiritual meaning of the Bible can only emerge once you have thoroughly mastered the literal understanding.
Did you know each Hebrew letter has a numerical equivalent? Gematria, one of the most widely-used Biblical study tools in Judaism, is the exploration of the deeper meaning of Hebrew words based on an ancient system of Biblical numerology.