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What does worship mean to you? I love to express to God my feelings toward Him and simply remember all that He’s brought me through. I wouldn’t be who I am today if it wasn’t for Him. However, everyone expresses their love for God in different ways. Since Hebrew and Greek words give a deeper meaning to English words, I thought it would be a great idea to research the word ‘worship’ in these different languages.
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The Word ‘Worship’ In Hebrew
There are three different words used for worship in the Old Testament. I’m going to go over each one with you.
cagad- to prostrate oneself. The word prostrate has these following definitions found in the 1828 Noah Webster Dictionary:
“1. Lying at length, or with the body extended on the ground or other surface.
2. Lying at mercy, as a supplicant.
3. Lying in the posture of humility of adoration.” Read more