8634 amen

8634 amen

A Hebrew term expressing the ideas of truth and reliability, often used in prayer and adoration.

Amen as an expression of worship

1Ch 16:36; Eph 3:21; Rev 7:11-12 See also Ne 5:13; Ne 8:6 The repetition of “Amen” here conveys Ezra’s intensity of feeling as he read the Book of the Law. The response of the people represents a solemn, formal acceptance of God’s commandments; Ps 72:19; Ps 106:48; Ro 9:5 “Amen” can mean either “Yes indeed, it is so” or “So be it”; Ro 11:36; Ro 16:25-27; 1Co 14:16; Gal 1:3-5; Php 4:20; 1Ti 1:17; 1Ti 6:15-16; 2Ti 4:18; Heb 13:20-21; 1Pe 4:11; 1Pe 5:10-11; 2Pe 3:17-18; Jude 24-25; Rev 1:4-7; Rev 19:4 the worship of heaven

Amen confirms a grace or blessing

Gal 6:18 See also Ro 15:33; 1Co 16:24; Php 4:23; Rev 22:20-21

Amen confirms a vow or action

Jer 28:5-6 See also Nu 5:20-22; Dt 27:15; 1Ki 1:32-36; Jer 11:1-5

Amen as a title of Jesus Christ

Rev 3:14 See also 2Co 1:18-20 The implication is that all God’s promises find their fulfilment in Jesus Christ.

See also

1150God, truth of
1335blessing
1461truth, nature of
2203Christ, titles of
5430oaths, human
5741vows
5827curse
8622worship
8646doxology

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