Defining Words Project Essays

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DEFINING WORDS PROJECT

WRSP 510 LUO (fall 2012)
Biblical Foundations
Dr. Gray

Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary

Tammy Chesnic (ID#23451506)

December 2012

Table Of Contents

Introduction……………………………………………………………………………….3
Praise……………………………………………………………………………….…..3-10
Honor………………………………………………………………………………......10-11
Rejoice…………………………………………………………………………………12-14
Bow Down……………………………………………………………………………..14-16
Shout……………………………………………………………………………….….17-19
Joy……………………………………………………………………………………..19-23
Chart Showing Relationship between OT and NT words……………………………..24
Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………….25-26
Bibliography……………………………………………………………………..……27-29

Introduction.
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Its type may be seen in the representation given in the Apocalypse of the adoration of God and of the Lamb, which is inspired by a sense of their worthiness to be adored [ii](Revelation 4:11; Revelation 5:12).

Praise cont. The word Praise has a total of 487 Occurrences in the Bible.[iii] The word yadah and its related noun todah are common words in the Bible; the verb is often translated "give thanks" or "praise" and even "confess"; and the noun is rendered and "thanksgiving." While these translations are acceptable, they do not capture the precise nuances of this root. Claus Westermann in his book The Praise of God in the Psalms goes into great detail to explain that the concept of giving thanks is very different than praise[iv] In fact; Westermann surveys a number of languages to show that "thanks" is a secondary development. For example, in Greek the basic word is "grace," and then by extension saying words of grace or giving thanks. The reason for this distinction may be seen from a comparison of giving thanks and praising. First, in giving thanks, whether you express it or not, you are the subject of the verb: "I thank you" or "thanks." But in praise, true praise, the

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