Old words and expressions
in the Maker's Manual
....................................do not always have exact equivalents in modern English
....................................Go for the nearest, simplest, most obvious meaning
Last modified Jan 2013- Topic 9.31
Obscure Terms, Titles
...got more going for them than anyone ... anywhere
Clicking on the underscored sub-head will take you to an instance of the word in use.
Use the BACK button at the top of your screen to return to the page you came from.
page is located in
1. Terms and Titles (A - Z)
A Abba - Daddy, Dad
Abide - stay put
Abram, Abraham - founding father of the Jewish race.
Abraham's seed - of Jewish parents.
Abyss - Hell (q.v)
Adam (and wife Eve) - Architypal first humans.
Adultery - having sex with someone without marriage.
Anathema - Accursed, separated, cast away
Ancient of Days - God
Anointing - putting on oil as symbol of royal or priestly appointment or for healing.
Apostle - One who is sent , a messenger, leader
Ark of the Covenant - Holy reliquary made and carried by Israelites in the wilderness and deposited in the Temple when built.
Atonement - Payment to make at one the payee with the payer in money and blood
B Babylon - Ancient city in present-day Iraq where the ancient Jews were exiled in captivity and infamous for its immorality.
Be baptized (Baptism) - ritually washed in water and/or in The Maker's breath.
Beelzebub - Prince of Demons. Evil Extraterrestrial.
Bishop - Overseer,Superintendent of The Maker's Family
Blasphemer, Blaspheme - One who speaks against God The Maker
Blessed - Happy, satisfied, spoken well of
Blood of the Covenant - Jesus' life blood, accepted as payment
Body of Christ - God's family, the Church.
Book of life - God, The Maker's record of those who serve Him
Born again - begin life over by turning around.
Breath - Inner, unseen part of a person.
C Canaan - Promised land of the Jews
Centurion - Roman army officer commanding 100 men.
Christ - Anointed One. King Jesus.
Christian - Literally 'Little Christ' - name given to the early Called Out.
- People in The Maker, Father God's family.
Circumcision - Cutting off the foreskin - Jewish 'belonging' religious covenant rite ; The Jewish People
Commune - rap - not neccessarily out loud!
Concubine - second and other relationships not of legal standing as wives.
Confession - saying it and meaning it.
Covenant - solemn promise made by one person for the benefit of another.
Covet, covetous - envious, jealous
Covetousness - envy, jealousy
Cross, Crucifixion - Roman capital punishment.
Cubit - measurement - distance fron elbow to fingertip - 18", 46cm.
D Dayspring - Jesus
Deacon - Server in The Maker's Family
Denarius. - penny (Roman) - one day's wage.
Demon - Enemy Agent, Agent of the Devil, unclean spirit (q.v.)
Devil - Enemy Agent, the Devil (his name), unclean spirit (q.v.)
Disciple - One who follows, learns and obeys.
Dissembler - One who conceals meaning and lies.
E Elder - Leader, older person.
Enemy - Devil, Satan, Day-star, son of the morning, Lucifer - Chief angel who fell into wrong, opposing The Maker, God
Ephesus, Ephesians - City in Asia Minor home of one of the early churches.
Eunuch - Male who is emasculated specially for service to a monarch or other person of high rank
F Fast - abstain from eating for a set time.
Firmament - Expanse
Fornicator - Fornication - person who has sex without being married to his or her partner.
Foreskin - Loose skin covering the knob (glans) end of the penis in the male.
Gentile - Educated person other than a jew.
Glory - Adornment, beauty, cleanness, desire, heaviness, honor, majesty, preciousness, purity, rarity, weight.
Gog,Magog - Mountain, territory in ancient Scythia or Tartary.
Gospel - Good news about The Lord Jesus Christ.
H Hades - Hell, Sheol, Pit. Abyss- Region of the Lost - where people who reject God go after death.
Harlot - Prostitute, Hooker
Heaven - Sky, Air
Hell - Region of the Lost - Hades, Sheol, Pit. Abyss
High Priest - Religious leader, over priests
Holy Spirit - The Maker's breath.
House - Household, Family, Tribe
I Ido l, ( idolater) - man-made image for worship, (worshipper)...any figurehead or idealogy opposing God The Maker
Inheritance - money, goods,wealth passed down from father to son or other relation/s at death of the donor
Iniquity - perversity, vanity, wrong
Intercession, intercede - ask on another's behalf.
Israel - Jewish tribe.
J Jacob - One of the early Jewish tribe patriarchs.
Jerusalem - Chief city of the Jews - Zion
Jew - descendant of Abraham, Judah, later of Israel too.
Joseph - Early Jewish hero
Judah - Early Jewish patriarch and tribe
Justify, Justification- To make, declare or become right.
Know - Knowledge - Familiarity gained by experience - Wisdom - understanding
L Lamb, Lamb of God - Jesus
Lasciviousness - Licentiousness
Laud - applaud
Law - Original Rules for living given to the ancient Jews - See also 'The law of Jehovah'.
Leper, Leprosy - loathsome contagious skin disease treated with banishment.
Leviathan - prehistoric sea monster
Levite - Worker / minister in The Maker's service.
M Makers Breath - The Holy Spirit power given to believers.
Manna Bread-like food supplied by God The Maker to Israel while travelling in the Wilderness.
Melchizedek - Mysterious early Jewish king-priest.
Michael - Chief Angel
Miracle - Marvellous event set up by The Maker.
Mystery - Revelation, Vision, Spiritual gift of The Maker - a Mental picture giving guuidance, information etc
N Nazirite - Man devoted to God,The Maker, by oath and subject to a severely restricted lifestyle.
O Ordinance - statute, decree, judgment
Other Tongues - unknown language for speaking withGod.
Parable - teaching story with hidden meaning.Partner - Sharer with other person\s in enterprise or business Proverbs 29 : 14
Paradise - a park, a garden (around a palace)
Passover - Jewish feast day
Perdition - 'lost-ness'
Perfect law, the law of liberty - The Maker's Manual
Pharaoh - Egyptian ruler-despot
Pharisee - Member of strict Jewish sect
Pray.Praying, Prayer - Speaking, talking with, asking of, The Maker
Presbytery - assembly of Elders
Prophet, (Prophecy, Prophesy) - Person who speaks (speaking) out what God says.
Propitiation - what appeases, quiets, pacifies, concilliates, soothes, satisfies.
Publican - Tax gatherer under contract to foreign government.
R Reconcile - Patch up the difference.
Redeem, Redemption - ransom or buy-back price to release a person from prison, slavery, land from sell-out, etc.
Repent - have another mind - turn around, go in the opposite direction.
Resurrection - coming back to life from death.
Righteousness - rightness in the Maker's book, not my judgment.
S Sabbath - Jewish one-day-a-week rest day
Sacrifice - Offering to a god, usually destroyed in the giving.
Sadducees - Strict Jewish sect
Saints - People of the Maker's Family, called snd set apart, distinct, separated and dedicated.
Salvation - Safety, Ease, Deliverance, Security, Sound, Soundness.
Samaritan - Citizen of Samaria, treated with disdain by ancient Jews
Sanctify, Sanctification - Being set aside, dedicated to a special purpose.
Seed - Progeny, successors, children, offspring. Sperm.
Seer - Prophet - hears from and speaks for God The Maker.
Sepulchre - Tomb
Seraphim - Heavenly being - like an angel.
Serpent - Enemy, Satan, Devil
Scribe - Jewish lawyer
Scripture - The Maker's Instruction Manual, the Bible.
Shamefastness - modesty
Sheol - Hell, Pit - See Hades (This page)
Sin - Wrong
Smite - hit
Spirit - Inner, unseen part of a person. Breath. Non-material being or power.
Sons of God - obscure - probably heavenly, extra-terrestrial beings or authorities.
Statute - law
Strait - Closed, narrow, restrained
Strong man - the enemy - Satan
Swine - pig
Synagogue - Jewish place of worship
T Tabernacle - Tent
Temple - Place for worship
Temptation - Trial, Good challenged to renege by bad
Testimony - Truth, as demanded in a court of law. Where I'm coming from
Teraphim.- Idols, figurines
The law of Jehovah - The Maker's Manual
The Maker's Manual - Gigaguysngals term for The Law, The Holy Bible, Scriptures, etc.
Tithe - one tenth of one's income.
Transgression - (Transgressor) - to pass or step over law, revolt, rebel.
Translate - to pass through death without experiencing it.
U Unclean spirits - demons (q.v.)
Urim and Thummim - used by priests, a means of finding out God The Maker's plans. Details and method of use unknown
Veil - The unseeable future after death.
V Vision - Revelation, Spiritual gift of The Maker - a Mental picture giving guuidance, information etc
W Wax - become
- Wisdom - understanding Know - Knowhhow -Knowhowledge -
Witness - person who has seen and says what The Maker does.
XYZ Yoke - harness for work (oxen)
Zion - Jerusalem
2. Proper Names (A - Z)
Abel - Second son of Noah
Abraham (Abram)- Great old-time leader and family head.
Adam - First human being
Andrew - One of Jesus' close followers.
- Founding father of smallest Jewish tribe.
Caesar - Emporer, Ruler, Head of Roman Empire.
David - Second and greatest king of the ancient Jews.
Devil - The enemy, adversary, accuser, evil one, Satan, serpent, dragon.
Elijah.Elisha - Great old-time spokesmen for God
God - The Maker, Father, Lord
Herod - Roman Tetrarch of Galilee in Jesus' time
Israel - Jewish founding father of Israel tribe.
Isaac - One of the Jewish founding fathers.
Jacob - One of the Jewish founding fathers.
Jehovah -The Maker, Father God, The Lord.
Jerusalem - Peace, Zion, chief city of Israel and Judah, City of David.
Jesus - see 'The Lord Jesus Christ'
Joab - Famous soldier-leader under David.
(1) - John the Baptist - a prophet
Joshua - literally 'savior' - ancient Jewish warrior-leader
Levi - One of the Jewish founding fathers, responsible for teaching the Law and representing the people before God. The Maker.
Mary Magdalene - One of Jesus' close followers.
Moses - Great ancient Jewish leader entrusted with The Law.
Noah - Ancient patriarch
Paul (Saul previously) - Leader in the early church.
Peter (Cephas)- One of Jesus' close followers.
Pharoah - Ruler of Egypt
Philip - One of Jesus' close followers
Pilate - Roman Procurator of Judea at the time of Jesus.
Satan - Enemy, Evil One, Serpent, Devil
Saul - First king of the Israelites
Sodom - Wicked city destroyed by volcanic action.
The Lord Jesus, the Lord Jesus Christ - Son of God The Maker, King. Anointed
Home .Back..On..Words Topics A - Z . Manual TextsContactsUse the BACK button at the top of your screen to return to the page you came from.