19 Fascinating Hebrew Words That Don’t Have Any Direct Translation In English | Thought Catalog

 

19 Fascinating Hebrew Words That Don’t Have Any Direct Translation In English | Thought Catalog

Source: thoughtcatalog.com/kiley-yanay/2016/01/19-beautiful-hebrew-words-that-dont-have-any-direct-translation-in-english/

Hebrew has a lot of cool words and expressions. We use a lot of them in English.

“Amen” is a word used at the end of prayers. It comes from Hebrew and means “certainly”

“Babel” as in “The Tower of Babel” is a word which means “to confound”

“Behemoth” is a word which means “beast”

“Hallelujah” is popular word in hymns and means “praise the Lord”

“Leviathan” comes from “liwyathan” and means “sea monster”

“Messiah” means “annointed”

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