[b-hebrew] Hebrew language and thought forms

davidfentonism at aim.com davidfentonism at aim.com
Mon Nov 20 16:50:15 EST 2006


But in the case of the (paleo) Hebrew, its very alphabet (i.e., its characters) are derived from pictograms of the things Adam named (e.g., animals, trees, father, etc.). This is what I have read, at least. The Crown Diamond Torah studies website has this:
 
 http://www.crowndiamond.org/cd/alpha.html
 
  It is not possible to overemphasize the importance of the alphabets to spiritual understanding. The "logos/word" (John 1:1) is a direct reference to the alefbet, referring to the Torah's normally untranslated . The twenty-two characters of the Ancient Hebrew from alef to taw are pictograms of the principles and powers of Elohim, in whose image man is made. 
 -----Original Message-----
 From: kwrandolph at gmail.com
 The basic grammar and language structure is not connected to any mode
of thought. People use language to express their thoughts.

Of course, available vocabulary (which includes idiomatic phrases)
influences but does not predetermine how people think. A person who
cannot express a concept using available vocabulary can use either a
description of the concept (sufficient for one or two explanations),
or coin a neologism or use an imported term,..... 
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