Latest Book of Leviticus Stories

2011-07-25 07:15:00

CHICAGO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the book, "Talking with God: The Radioactive Ark Of The Testimony," biblical author Roger D. Isaacs explores several key biblical terms associated with the ark that have either been mistranslated or not clearly understood over time. One such puzzling word found in several verses of the Old Testament is "glory" (Hebrew "kawbode"). The word glory is used 148 times in Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers and from Deuteronomy to Malachi. In the Old...

2011-03-31 07:25:00

CHICAGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A 9.0 Earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks. A 30-foot tsunami. A volcano erupts in southern Japan. A $35 billion hit to the economy. Thousands dead, injured, displaced, and missing. And now fears of a nuclear meltdown. This confluence of events in Japan has created a horrific event of biblical proportions. Japan is the third largest nuclear power user in the world and, as of 2008, had 55 active nuclear reactors operating around the island...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'