Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An obsolete form of emmet.

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  • In older versions of the golem story, when the monster got out of control, which he did by murdering and rampaging rather than frying up too much food, Rabbi Judah changed the word "emet" to "met," which is Hebrew for "death," and the golem collapsed in a heap of dust.

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  • He writes a magic word on the giant's forehead the Hebrew word "emet," or "truth".

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  • This doubling brings to mind the myth of the Golem from Jewish folklore, a anthropomorphic creature created from mud, by a pious person and animated either by writing one of the names of God on its forehead, or placing a slip of paper in its mouth sometimes known as a shem, or more significantly for the purpose of this article, writing the word emet (אמת, "truth" or reality in the Hebrew language) on its forehead.

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  • However, as an educational organization, PANIM always was deeply committed to looking at every issue from multiple perspectives in the spirit of free inquiry and a rigorous pursuit of the Jewish value of "emet," truth.

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  • The Mishna tells us that the world can only be sustained through justice (din), truth (emet) and peace (shalom).

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  • However, as an educational organization, PANIM was always deeply committed to looking at every issue from a multiplicity of perspectives in the spirit of free inquiry and a rigorous pursuit of the Jewish value of emet, truth.

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  • Taking a hint from emet, I hope the Dems will try pure, simple propaganda techniques this time.

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  • Hesed we 'emet reads through Walter Bruggeman's lens.

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  • The Hebrew word integrating all these would be emet, reality.

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  • In the Hebrew Scriptures — and in the Hebraic con - sciousness — the word for truth (emet) often means faithfulness, honesty, trust, fidelity, firmness, steadfast - ness — all suggesting loyalty in one or another rela - tionship.

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