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Shalom is the Hebrew word translated peace in English. Shalom is a word full of rich meaning that is lost in the New Testament translation of eirene. In the Old Testament KJV Hebrew, shalom is translated: peace (175x), well (14x), peaceably (9x), welfare (5x), salute (4x), prosperity (4x), did (3x), safe (3x), health (2x), peaceable (2x), miscellaneous (15x). In the New Testament KJV Greek, eirēnē … [Read more…]
The kingdom of God is Shalom Excerpts from: Kingdom, Church, and World: Biblical Themes for Today The Bible is full of teaching on the kingdom of God, and the church has largely missed it. But in the providence of God we may now have reached a time when the good news of the kingdom can be heard … [Read more…]
The kingdom of God is … peace in the Holy Spirit. Romans 14:17 In our gentile understanding, peace means: to join, one, set at one again. The Jews understood many more of the implications of peace than we do because they had a much richer word for peace—“shalom.” Shalom is the environment of God’s kingdom … [Read more…]