You are to Give Him the Name…

The Hebrew language is filled with word play and puns, using words that are spelled similarly, have the same rhythm in the words, or use different words to repeat a thought. This word play is called “Hebraism” and is found throughout the Old and New Testaments. You can see them in Hebrew but not in English. One example of a Hebraism in the New Testament is found in John 3:8:
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