- An instance of saying "amen".
- A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14)
- 1611, And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God " Revelation 3:14, KJV
- At the end of prayers: so be it.
- 1662, Thine is the kingdom, the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen. " Book of Common Prayer
- Also I shook my lap, and said, So God shake out every man from his house, and from his labour, that performeth not this promise, even thus be he shaken out, and emptied. And all the congregation said, Amen, and praised the Lord. And the people did according to this promise. — Nehemiah 5:13, KJV
- Blessed be the Lord God, the God of Israel, who only doeth wondrous things. And blessed be his glorious name for ever: and let the whole earth be filled with his glory; Amen, and Amen. — Psalm 72:18-19, KJV
- At the end of a creeds or in Biblical translations: truly, verily.
- Amen, amen, I say to thee, except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God. " John ii. 3. Rhemish Translation
Etymology: From ecclesiastical Latin amenLatin, amen, from Greek á, from Hebrew "certainly, truly" (cognate with Arabic (ARchar, ÙÙÙ, ÙÙÙ) "amÄn).
- Dutch: amen(nl)
- German: Amen(de)
- Italian: amen(it)
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