Just thought I’d share something interesting from my devotions today.


So in Philippians 1:7, Paul uses the word meet to describe his confidence in God working in the lives of the church.  I’m sure many of us will probably think of the phrase help meet in Gen. 2:20, and assume that Paul is saying it is “appropriate or suitable” to think this thing.


However, the two words are different.  In Genesis, the word–yes one word–help meet comes from the Hebrew word ‘ezer which means “help, succor; one who helps” while the Philippians meet comes from the word dikaios which some will recognize to mean “righteous, just”.

I find the difference interesting since you would not normally catch it unless you decided to use your concordance at hand, which is very doable with Bible apps.


Wasn’t that neat

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