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    lâqach 'take, receive'
    'Hebrew Thoughts' from Jonathan Went

    The word lFqAx lâqach "to take" (Strong's #3947, x965) occurs frequently in the Hebrew Bible, some 965 times. Most of the time it simple means "to take", often with or by the hand, other forms of the verb can mean to "take away", "take in hand/receive", "take get/fetch/bring", even to "take a wife/marry". The expansion of its meaning is generally derived from context and parallels with other verbs…

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    How Highly Do You Value and Appreciate The Kingdom of God?
    'Word from Scotland' from Sandy Shaw

     Where your treasure is there will your heart be also.   Do we not discover that so very few people have their heart and thereby their treasure in the kingdom of God and in the work and service of the kingdom of God?   We are reading in Matthew Chapter 13 verses 44 to 46. Where your treasure is…

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