Posts Tagged ‘Apples of gold’

The Oil of Joy for Mourning – Grieving

January 29, 2020

Psalm 94:19When anxiety was great within me, Your consolation brought joy to my soul.

consolation[08575] = comfort, soothing touch
*from [05162]=compassion

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Psalm 56:8 NLT … You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.
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2 Kings 20:5I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the LORD.
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The Lord sees and remembers every sorrow, every tear
He heals the brokenhearted
And bandages{puts oil on} their wounds{griefs}Psalms 147:3
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Blessed are those who mourn{grieve}
For they will be comforted{by the Lord Himself}.
Matthew 5:4
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The oil of joy for mourning{grieving}Isaiah 61:3
Anointed apples of gold spoken
At the right timeProverbs 15:23,25:11
Golden oil of joy
To restore my soul  –Psalms 23:3,119:103,19:10,119:130,119:50
Healing in His due time!1Peter 5:6-7
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Matthew 5:4
NASB Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
MSG You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.

From NetBible Matthew 5:4

  • mourn[3996] = grieve, deeply sorrowful
  • comforted[3870] = to call the Holy Spirit {parakletos[3875]} to one’s side=> to encourage and strengthen by consolation, instruction, teaching

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Isaiah 61:1-3
The Lord Will Rejuvenate His People
1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me to bring good news to the afflicted; He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to captives and freedom to prisoners{those who are bound}
2 To proclaim the favorable year of the LORD and the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn,
3 To console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.

From NetBible Isaiah 61:3

  • mourn[057] = lament for dead, or calamity(loss)

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1 Peter 5:6-7 Amplified Bible (AMP)
6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God [set aside self-righteous pride], so that He may exalt you [to a place of honor in His service] at the appropriate time, 7 casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully].
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Refresh With Apples of Gold

January 11, 2020

Proverbs 25:11 Amplified Bible (AMP)
11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver
Is a word spoken at the right time.

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Psalm 119:50 Amplified Bible (AMP)
50 This is my comfort in my affliction,
That Your word has revived me and given me life.

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A Prayer:
Jesus – refresh my soul –Song 2:5
With apples of Gold –Proverbs 25:11
Breathe sweet fragrance of life –Job 33:4
Bring Your joy and light –Psalms 97:11
In the place of praise
The place of Your feet –Isaiah 60:13
An incense so sweet
Golden oil of joy –Psalms 119:103,19:10,119:130,119:50
Refresh my soul
With apples of Gold!
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Job 33:4 AMPC … [It is] the Spirit of God that made me [which has stirred me up], and the breath of the Almighty that gives me life [which inspires me].

From NetBible  Job 33:4

  • spirit[07307] = breath, wind, to inspire prophetically
    *From [07306] = to smell, scent, perceive odor
  • breath[05397] = spirit, divine inspiration
  • gives life [02421] = revives, quickens, restores, refreshes
    • from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death

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Psalms 23:3 He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness; For His name’s sake.

From NetBible Ps 23:3

  • restores[07725] = to bring back, to restore, refresh, repair
  • soul[05315] = life, person, mind, living being
    *from [05314] = to take breath, refresh oneself

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Refresh Me with Apples!

October 26, 2018

Proverbs 15:23 AMP … A man has joy in making an apt answer, and a word spoken at the right moment—how good it is!
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Proverbs 25:11 NASB … Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time.
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O Lord
Refresh me with apples
Apples of gold
Quicken me
For I am lovesick.
Song 2:5
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Your Word breathed out2Tim 3:16
Your voice heard –Job 33:4
Fills my life with
Grace and glory! Ps 84:11
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Sweet fragrance of Christ
Fragrance of life
2Cor 2:14-17
The scent of apples
Breathed in and out
In the place of praise Pro 25:11
Strengthens and restores.
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Apples of gold
Apples of joy
An incense so sweet
A living sacrifice – 
Eph5:1-2; Ro12:1-2; Is 61:1-3
In the place of apples
In the fragrant place of praise
O Lord, You are my life
My praise! – 
Jer 17:14;Ex 15:2;Ps 132:13-14
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Jeremiah 17:14Heal me, O LORD, and I shall be healed; Save me, and I shall be saved, For You are my praise.
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Psalm 84:10-12 … Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked. 11 For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD bestows grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly. 12 O LORD Almighty, blessed is the one who trusts in You!
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Word Study
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From Song 2:5

  • lovesick[02470] = to be or become weak, be or become sick, be or become diseased, be or
    become grieved, be or become sorry, wounded

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From  Pro 25:11
Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time.

  • apple[08598] = apple associated with fragrance
    *From [05301] = to breathe, cause to breathe out
    and [01054] = place of apples located in Judah[03063] = praise/He shall be praised (assigned to the tribe of Judah Josh 15 v53)
  • spoken[01696] = to declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, prophesy, sing

=>These apples of gold contain a fragrance that can be breathed in and out!
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Apples of gold are breathed by the Holy Spirit. They contain the fragrance of Christ, bringing life. These apples “breathe” – refresh, quicken, revive and restore from sickness, discouragement, faintness, and/or death. They bring joy. Isn’t it interesting that the “place of apples”, the place where these apples are “breathed” is in Judah, assigned to the tribe of Judah = praise/He is to be praised?!
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From  Job 33:4
AMP … [It is] the Spirit of God that made me [which has stirred me up], and the breath of the Almighty that gives me life [which inspires me].

  • spirit[07307] = breath, wind, to inspire prophetically
    *From [07306] = to smell, scent, perceive odor
  • breath[05397] = spirit, divine inspiration
  • gives life [02421] = revives, quickens, restores, refreshes
    • from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death

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From  Jer 17:14
NET … Lord, grant me relief from my suffering so that I may have some relief. Rescue me from those who persecute me so that I may be rescued.

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Mercy Drops Falling

January 19, 2018

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Deep calls out to deep
At the roar of your waterfallsPs 42:7
Mercy drops fallingPs 119:103
Sweet golden oil from aboveZec 4:12
Drip as the honeycombSong 4:11
Hearts sing{prophesy} songs of graceCol 3:16
Apples of goldPro 25:11
Fresh oil in the courts of the LordPs 92:10,13
The train of His robe fills the temple
With glory!
Is 6:1;Ps 26:8
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The King’s Reign{Rain}

December 9, 2017

The King of Glory
The Lord Jesus Christ
Seek His Reign{Rain}
Sing{prophesy} for the rain{reign}  –Ps 68:4,8
The mere scent of His rain{reign} Job 14:9
Awakes the dawnPs 57:8

The trees planted in the court of the Lord
Clap their hands andIs 55:12-13
Flourish Ps 92:13
Joyful tree bloom
ADORE{A door}
Sing{prophesy} for the rain{reign}  –Ps 68:4,8
BREATHE{apples of gold} –Pro 25:11
Songs of Joy and victory
Ps 118:15
As sure as the sun{SonPs 19:5
As sure as the dawn Hos 6:3
The King in His glory
Comes!
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Psalm 24:9-10 NKJV … Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in.
10 Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory.
Selah

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SunDance
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Word Study
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Job 14:8-9 AMPC … Though its roots grow old in the earth and its stock dies in the ground, 9 Yet through the scent [and breathing] of water [the stump of the tree] will bud[flourish] and bring forth boughs[branches] like a young[new] plant.
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From NetBible Job 14:9

  • scent[07381] = savor, fragrance, odor (as if blown) => to perceive by breathing in – from [07306]

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From NetBible Job 14:9Pro 11:28, Pro 14:11, Ps 92:13

  • flourish[06524] = bloom,  to spread – to fly (as extending the wings)to bud, blossom, break forth (out), make fly, grow, spread, spring (up).

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Proverbs 11:28 NASB … He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like the green leaf
… KJV … the righteous shall flourish[06524] as a branch 

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From NetBible Branch Word Study

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Proverbs 14:11 The house of the wicked will be overthrown; But the tent[tabernacle] of the upright will flourish[06524] . => Psalm 118:15 … The voice of rejoicing[songs of joy&victory] and salvation is in the tents[tabernacles] of the righteous; The right hand of the LORD does valiantly.
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Psalm 92:12-15 AMPC … The [uncompromisingly] righteous shall flourish[06524] like the palm tree [be long-lived, stately, upright, useful, and fruitful]; they shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon [majestic, stable, durable, and incorruptible].
13 Planted in the house of the Lord, they shall flourish[06524] in the courts of our God.
14 [Growing in grace] they shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be full of sap [of spiritual vitality] and [rich in the] verdure [of trust, love, and contentment].
15 [They are living memorials] to show that the Lord is upright and faithful to His promises; He is my Rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him.

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From  Pro 25:11
Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time.

  • apple[08598] = apple associated with fragrance
    *From [05301] = to breathe, cause to breathe out
    and [01054] = place of apples located in Judah[03063] = praise/He shall be praised (assigned to the tribe of Judah Josh 15 v53)
  • spoken[01696] = to declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, prophesy, sing

=>These apples of gold contain a fragrance that can be breathed in and out in the place of apples = praise!
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Breathe His Fragrance

November 21, 2017

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Job 33:4 AMPC … [It is] the Spirit of God that made me [which has stirred me up], and the breath of the Almighty that gives me life [which inspires me].
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Breathe
Taste and see that the Lord is good –
Ps 34:8
Breathe in the sweet fragrance of Life
Be refreshed, revived, restored
Quickened
Breathe out
Apples of gold  –
Pro 25:11
The aroma of Christ –
2Cor 2:14
Rejoice and be glad –Ps 85:6
With the breath of the Almighty
Praise and glorify His holy name!Her 13:15
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Psalm 103:1 … Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name.

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Psalm 150:6Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD!
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Hebrews 13:15Through Him[Jesus Christ], therefore, let us constantly and at all times offer up to God a sacrifice of praise, which is the fruit of lips that thankfully acknowledge and confess and glorify His name.
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Word Study
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From NetBible  Job 33:4

  • Spirit[07307] of God = wind/breath of heaven, Holy Spirit, inspires prophetic utterances, Shekinah glory manifest
  • breath[05397] of the Almighty = spirit of God, divine inspiration
  • gives life [02421]revives, quickens, restores, refreshes
    • from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death

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From NetBible Ps 23:3

  • restores[07725] = to bring back, to restore, refresh, repair
  • soul[05315] = life, person, mind, living being
    *from [05314] = to take breath, refresh oneself

From Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Bible Commentary

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From  Pro 25:11
Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time.

  • apple[08598] = apple associated with fragrance
    *From [05301] = to breathe, cause to breathe out
    and [01054] = place of apples located in Judah[03063] = praise/He shall be praised (assigned to the tribe of Judah Josh 15 v53)
  • spoken[01696] = to declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, prophesy, sing

=>These apples of gold contain a fragrance that can be breathed in and out!
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From NetBible Ps 85:6
Will You not revive us again, that Your people may rejoice in You?

  • revive[02421] = to live, to bring/restore to life, to quicken
    * from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death
  • rejoice[08055] = be glad, make glad, to brighten up, make joyful

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From NetBible  Ps 150:6

  • breath[05397] = spirit of God, divine inspiration
  • praise[01984] = shine, flash forth light, celebrate

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From NetBible 1Chr 16:29
Give to the LORD the glory due His name; Bring an offering, and come before Him. Oh, worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness!

Speak a Word in Due Season

January 10, 2016

Know how to speak a word in due seasonIsa 50:4
Not an old word(that worked in the past) –Ex 16;4,14-15
Not a word from man(that seems right)
Pro 14:12
But a fresh, new in the moment
Word from the Lord.
2Tim 4:2;Pro 15:23,25:11

Be quick to listen and slow to speak –Ja 1:19
Ask humbly in faith to hear, expecting an answerJa 1:5-7
Be ready to obeyJa 1:22,25
Listen attentively as one being taught
Listen carefully before speaking. –Isa 50:4

With humility comes wisdom –Pro 11:2
The Lord teaches the humble His way
Ps 25:9-10

Be still in the presence of the LORD{Rest in the LORD}, and wait patiently for Him to act.Ps 37:7

Manna comes daily with dew formed in stillness –Num 11:9
=>Ask, listen and speak from a position of rest in the Lord.

Isaiah 50:4 AMPC … [The Servant of God says] The Lord God has given Me the tongue of a disciple and of one who is taught, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary. He wakens Me morning by morning, He wakens My ear to hear as a disciple [as one who is taught].

From NetBible Isa 50:4

  • taught[03928] = learned, discipled, instructed
  • wakens[05782] = rouses, to be triumphant
    – from primitive root (rather identical with [05783] through the idea of opening the eyes)
  • to hear[08085] = listen(attentively) to obey, to perceive(intelligently) by ear

Related:
Two Kinds of Rest{blog}
Waken My Ear{prayer}

Breathe Apples of Gold

October 20, 2015

Proverbs 15:23 AMP … A man has joy in making an apt answer, and a word spoken at the right moment—how good it is!

Proverbs 25:11 NASB … Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time.

Apples of gold
Apples of gold
Lord I desire apples of gold.

Oh to breathe in Your sweet scent
The fragrance of Your breath like apples –Song 7:8
The sweet smelling scent of life –2 Cor 2:15
Lord blow upon Your garden –Song 4:15-16
Oh to breathe in and out Your apples of gold
Refresh me with apples of joy! –Song 2:5

Apples of gold
Apples of joy
An incense so sweet
A living sacrifice – 
Eph5:1-2; Ro12:1-2; Ps45:11
In the place of apples
In the fragrant place of praise
Lord, You are my praise! – Jer 17:14;Ex 15:2;Ps 132:13-14

These apples of gold contain a fragrance that can be breathed in and out!

Apples of gold are breathed by the Holy Spirit. They contain the fragrance of Christ, bringing life. These apples “breathe” – refresh, quicken, revive and restore from sickness, discouragement, faintness, and/or death. They bring joy. Isn’t it interesting that the “place of apples”, the place where these apples are “breathed” is in Judah, assigned to the tribe of Judah = praise/He is to be praised?!

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Related:
An Incense So Sweet{Article}

Word Study
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Proverbs 25:11 NASB … Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken at the right time.

From  Prov 25:11

  • apple[08598] = apple associated with fragrance
    *From [05301] = to breathe, cause to breathe out
    and [01054] = place of apples located in Judah[03063] = praise/He shall be praised (assigned to the tribe of Judah Josh 15 v53)
  • spoken[01696] = to declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, prophesy, sing

=>These apples of gold contain a fragrance that can be breathed in and out!

Job 33:4 AMP … [It is] the Spirit of God that made me [which has stirred me up], and the breath of the Almighty that gives me life [which inspires me].

From  Job 33:4

  • spirit[07307] = breath, wind, to inspire prophetically
    *From [07306] = to smell, scent, perceive odor
  • breath[05397] = spirit, divine inspiration
  • gives life [02421] = revives, quickens, restores, refreshes
    • from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death

Song 4:16 AMP … (The Shulammite Bride)“Awake, O north wind, and come, south wind [blow softly upon my garden]; Make my garden breathe out fragrance, [for the one in whom my soul delights], Let its spices flow forth. Let my beloved come into his garden and eat its choicest fruits.”

From  Song 4:16

  • blow[06315] = to cause to exhale or breathe out/utter
    *to kindle (a fire)
  • breathe out[05140] = flow: running water/stream, drip/drop
    =>very similar to drip/prophesy[05197] honey(Song 4:11)
  • eat[0398] = consume (consuming fire Dt 4:24)

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Deborah and Gold

October 12, 2015

Deborah = a prophetess and judge
She used prophecy to apply the law and govern –
Jdg 4:4-5

Psalm 19:9-10 AMP … 9 The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the Lord are true, they are righteous altogether. 10 They are more desirable than gold, yes, than much fine gold; Sweeter also than honey and the drippings of the honeycomb.

From NetBible Ps 19:9

  • * The phrase “fear of the Lord” probably refers here to the law, which teaches one how to demonstrate proper reverence for the Lord.
  • * The Lord’s commands/judgements accurately reflect God’s moral will for his people and are an expression of his just character.

From NetBible Ps 19:10

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The law/judgements of the Lord in Deborah’s mouth
Proclaimed on her lips =>more desirable than gold

Her mouth a fountain of life
Her mouth a tree of life
Producing apples of gold => the fruit of wisdom

Apples of gold fitly spoken
Breathed in and out
The sweet fragrance of life
Sung in the “place” of apples
In Judah the place of praise –Prv 25:11

Awake Deborah and utter a song!Jdg 5:12

More desirable than much refined gold …

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Psalm 119:72 AMP
The law from Your mouth is better to me than thousands of gold and silver pieces.

Psalm 119:127 AMP
Therefore I love Your commandments more than gold, Yes, more than refined gold.

Fragrant Apples of Gold

October 25, 2014

Proverbs 15:23 AMP
23 A man has joy in making an apt answer, and a word spoken at the right moment—how good it is!

Proverbs 25:11 NASB
11 Like apples of gold in settings of silver is a word spoken in right circumstances.

Song of Solomon 2:5 NASB
5 Sustain me with raisin cakes, refresh me with apples, because I am lovesick.

Refresh me O Lord
With Your word
Breathe on me the sweet fragrance of life
Revive, refresh, restore my soul
with fragrant apples
Your precious apples of gold.

Your word, Lord, breathed
Spoken at the right time
Brings life
O how good it is
What a joy and delight!

The above scripture and word from the Lord prompted me to look more closely at the relationship between fragrant apples, and the breathing in and out of God’s words. I was surprised at the study of the word apple from the verses above.

From  Prov 25:11

  • apple[08598] = apple associated with fragrance
    *From [05301] = to breathe, cause to breathe out
    and [01054] = place of apples located in Judah[03063] = praise/He shall be praised (assigned to the tribe of Judah Josh 15)
  • spoken[01696] = to declare, converse, command, promise, warn, threaten, prophesy, sing

These apples of gold contain a fragrance that can be breathed in and out!

2 Corinthians 2:14-15 AMP
14 But thanks be to God, Who in Christ always leads us in triumph [as trophies of Christ’s victory] and through us spreads and makes evident the fragrance of the knowledge of God everywhere,
15 For we are the sweet fragrance of Christ [which exhales] unto God, [discernible alike] among those who are being saved and among those who are perishing …

Job 33:4 AMP
4 [It is] the Spirit of God that made me [which has stirred me up], and the breath of the Almighty that gives me life [which inspires me].

From  Job 33:4

  • spirit[07307] = breath, wind, to inspire prophetically
    *From [07306] = to smell, scent, perceive odor
  • breath[05397] = spirit, divine inspiration
  • gives life [02421] = revives, quickens, restores, refreshes
    • from sickness, discouragement, faintness, death

 

Apples of gold are breathed by the Holy Spirit. They contain the fragrance of Christ, bringing life. These apples refresh, quicken, revive and restore from sickness, discouragement, faintness, and/or death. They bring joy. Isn’t it interesting that the “place of apples”, the place where these apples are “breathed” is in Judah, assigned to the tribe of Judah = praise/He is to be praised?!

 

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