Definition of Amen
- It means “so be it or so it is” and is used as a sign of approval or reaffirmation at the end of a prayer, prayer, religious worship or prayer.
- By extension it is used to tell the truth or certainly.
- When used together with the preposition “of” it is the same as saying “in addition to” for example: Amen to the essays, all the reports must be done.
- “In a jiffy” which refers to a short period of time. For example: “Rodrigo arrived in a jiffy“
- “Say amen to everything” is translated as affirming to everything. The word amen can be replaced by “Yes”
- “Arrive at the amenes” when used in the plural. Represents arriving when finishing something
SYNONYMS FOR AMEN
- So is
- I agree
- I accept it
ORIGIN OF AMEN
Amen is a millennial term of Hebrew origin that has historically been linked to religion, mainly, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The book where this word has the greatest presence is The Bible. generally, this expression is used by believers at the end of a prayer or prayer.
It was found for the first time in the book of chronicles (Reina Valera 16, 34-36) where the following is appreciated: “Praise the Lord because he is good. Because his mercy is eternal. Say: Save us, Lord our God, and gather us from among the nations, in order to celebrate your holy name and have our glory in praising you. Blessed be the Lord, God of Israel, forever and ever: May all the people say Amen. Hallelujah. All the people answered Amen and praised Jehovah“.
CURIOSITIES OF AMEN
- It is believed that in ancient times when a man pronounced this word, he did not do it in vain, but spoke with the greatest possible seriousness, assuming it as a divine oath.
- When expressing the word amen, one must be aware that it represents an enormous commitment of fidelity to the teachings that come from the divine mandates. It is to make a pact of faith and reaffirm to God that you agree to obey everything he says through his word.