What is the Judeo-Christian symbolic meaning of the rainbow?
God once destroyed everything on earth with a great flood caused by constant raining and only the people and animals on Noah's ark were saved. God promised his people from then on he would never destroy the earth by flooding again. To show this after it rains you sometimes see a rainbow. That is the sign God promised his people so they would not fear another world-wide flood. "And I will establish my covenant with you, neither shall all flesh be cut off any more by the waters of a flood; neither shall there any more be a flood to destroy the earth. And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations: I do set my bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth." Genesis 9:11-12
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Answer . This is a monogram of the name of Jesus Christ. From the 3rd century the names of Christ were sometimes shortened, particularly in Christian inscriptions (IH and XP, for Jesus and Christus). In the 4th century the "sigla" (chi-rho) occurs not only as an abbreviation but also as a symbol.…. From the beginning, however, in Christian inscriptions the names of Jesus Christ, were shortened by contraction, thus IC and XC or IHS and XPS for Iesous Christos . These Greek monograms continued to be used in Latin during the Middle Ages.. IHS is the Christogram for the Greek spelling of Jesus (ÎÎÎ£- iota-eta-sigma; short for ÎÎÎ£ÎÎ¥Î£) ( Full Answer )
The cross on doors as well as well as fish stand out, as a house where Christians live.
The concept of the pulpit started with the Catholic Church. When Martin Luther and other Christians protested and thus became protestants they followed suit. The pulpit is the place where the "shepherd" of the flock (the church body of believers) gives his "sheep" spiritual food and leads them to fo…llow God. So the pulpit represents spiritual leadership and spiritual guidance (note they place their Bible on the pulpit and any notes they may need). ( Full Answer )
Answer . The letters of the Greek word for fish, ixthus were used by the early Christians as an acronym and secret symbol meaning: I Iesous (Jesus) X Xhristos (Christ) TH Theos (God) U Uios (Son) S Soter (Savior) This statement "Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior" was also… like an early confession of their belief in Jesus as God and Savior.. If you have a Bible look up Matthew 4:19 it said that Jesus said "Come after me and I will make you fishers of men" read more on this and it might give you some insight. ( Full Answer )
A gold ring will have the gold content inscribed inside. It mayalso have the manufacturer's mark inside. 5C would be themanufacturer's mark.
Rainbows are gay because of Judy Garland. She made it all possible. Rainbows are a symbol of diversity and harmony, so that is why it is used as a gay symbol. The different colors also have specific meanings to the gay community. For instance, red may be associated with lives lost from violence or …disease, while blue may represent the struggle for justice, and purple is considered a color of sexual passion. Also, purple is now considered a bullying awareness color. ( Full Answer )
When a girl has a rainbow tattoo it means that she is actively lesbian. when a man has a rainbow tattoo it means that he is openly gay.
\n. \nTo Christians and possibly Jews as well the rainbow symbolizes that God would never again visit a disaster like the flood on mankind\n. \n^\n|\n|\n|\n>>>NO. it means that when there has been raining for a while, it's God's promise that he won't destroy the world with water. Only with fire. A…nd it's also a promise that he won't destroy the world anytime soon.\n. \n. ) . ( Full Answer )
they mean that God wont flood the earth again like it says in the bible and Torah. A rainbow means good luck and a way God can communicate saying he wont flood the world.
A butterfly generally represents someone who is transgendered or transexual. A rainbow usually stands for gay pride.
The Cross- Jesus's crucifixition. The sacrifice of his life for our sins, forgiveness, etc. Fish- Fishers of men, as in saving others from their sins through Jesus Christ. Lamb- Jesus, and purity, and the perfect sacrifice of one who was sinnless, like a lamb is innosent. The Shepard- leads the shee…p like Jesus leads Christians and when a sheep gets lost the Shepard comes after it to save it and as Jesus does for those who stray. Bread- The Body aka Jesus's body which was broken when He died on the cross. Wine-The Blood that was spilt when He died on the cross. ( Full Answer )
Rainbows are the result of sun light Reflecting and Refracting off of water particles in the atmosphere, usually occurring the most after rainfall in the air where water is being evaporated, or when there is a very thin mist coming down. (Try taking a hose on a sunny day, put your thumb over it and… make a mist-like spray pointed in opposite direction of the sun, WHOA! A mini rainbow!) ( Full Answer )
According to the Bible, it symbolizes that God won't flood the world again. But to people, it symbolizes gay people. Not sure why that is... But to Wiccans, the rainbow is a source of peace and power.
Answer . adj. 1. having origins in both Judaism and Christianity; of or pertaining to Christianity; as, the Judeo-Christian tradition.. Answer . Judeo-Christian (or Judaeo-Christian, sometimes written as JudÃ¦o-Christian) is a term used to describe the body of concepts and values whi…ch are thought to be held in common by Judaism and Christianity, and typically considered (sometimes along with classical Greco-Roman civilization) a fundamental basis for Western legal codes and moral values. In particular, the term refers to the common Old Testament/Tanakh (which is a basis of both moral traditions, including particularly the Ten Commandments); and implies a common set of values present in the modern Western World. . For the source and more detailed information concerning your request, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below. ( Full Answer )
\n. \nIt is conceivable this has something to do with Judy Garland- her death which neatly coincided with the Stonewall Riots, and possibly the multi-cultural aspects of the word Rainbow- interaction of races, for example. Of Course , Over the Rainbow was Garland"s them song and such phrases as (fr…iends of Dorothy) pop up alsp./ by the w3ay a violent cyclone- as worked into the Plot of (Oz_ would almsot by definition not produce a rainbow, or it would be invisible owing to the darkened vortex c louds. a Cyclone cannot normally produce a rainbow, storm warnings indeed. ( Full Answer )
It's actually an illogical and meaningless term. Nothing is 'judeo-christian' because the two faiths disagree on almost all, if not all, core beliefs. So something is either Jewish, or it is Christian - it cannot be both. . Usually when people use the phrase, they talk of the 'judeo-christian god…' but that makes no sense. ~The Jewish G-d forbids things that the Christian deity encourages - for instance a man dying for the sins of others. . ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. ( Full Answer )
The rainbow represents a promise by God himself. The promise is that he will never flood the Earth again.
With the cross, it's simply to say that Jesus died on the cross in order for our sins to be forgiven With the fish, at one point Christianity was outlawed in Rome, and so Christians created the symbol to communicate and show they were Christians. This was a good choice for a few reasons. For s…tarters, this was easily drawable; they would take a piece of paper, sketch the fish on it with chalk, and they knew they could trust each other. The actual reason it was chosen for the design, if I remember correctly, is because of Jesus breaking the loaves of bread, and tearing the fish, and giving the pieces to 5,000 men, and later on 4,000 (vise versa). ( Full Answer )
In the Christian Bible the rainbow was given as a promise to Noah from God that He would never destroy the earth by flood again. . The Noahic Covenant is God's promise to never send a flood again. The Rainbow is the sign of the covenant. Genesis 5: 28 - 9: 17 But to non catholics and peo…ple who do not people if God it means Love and peace. This can also symbolise life or just be a pretty sight in the sky :) ( Full Answer )
The Pentagram symbolises protection and the 5 wounds that Jesus had, which is untrue. He actually had 6, 1 in each hand(2), 1 in each foot(2), a crown of thorns(1) and to make sure he was dead, 2 soldiers put a spear right through his side(1). 2+2+1+1=6.
I think you mean IHS rather than YHS.. Although originally simply standing for Christ's name, IHS is now regarded as a monogram that stands for the Latin Iesus Hominum Salvator - Jesus the Saviour of the World.
Holy Spirit of Course, Why? All four Gospel accounts refer to the baptism of Jesus by John at the Jordan river (Matthew 3:16; Mark 1:10; Luke 3:22; John 1:32). The Luke account says "And the Holy Spirit came down in a bodily shape, like a dove on Him." Because the Holy Spirit is just that-spirit-He …is not visible to us. This occasion, however, was a real visible appearance, and was doubtless seen by the people. The dove is an emblem of purity and harmlessness (Matthew 10:16), and the form of the dove was assumed on this occasion to signify that the Spirit with which Jesus would be endowed would be one of purity and innocence. Another symbol involving the dove comes from the account of the Flood and Noah's ark in Genesis 6-8. When the earth had been covered with water for some time, Noah wanted to check to see if there was dry land anywhere, so he sent out a dove which came back with an olive branch in her beak (Genesis 8:11). Since that time, the olive branch has been a symbol of peace. Symbolically, the story of the dove tells us that God declared peace with mankind after the Flood purged the earth of its wickedness. The dove represented His Spirit bringing the good news of reconciliation with God. Of course, this was only in a temporal sense because true spiritual reconciliation with God only comes through Jesus Christ. But it is significant that the Holy Spirit was pictured as a dove at Jesus' baptism, thereby once again symbolizing peace with God. The Holy Spirit, when He assumes a visible form, assumes that which will be symbolic of the thing to be represented. At Pentecost, He assumed the form of "tongues of fire" (Acts 2:30) to signify the miraculous powers of language with which the apostles would be endowed and the power of their message. In the same way, His appearance as the dove symbolizes the gentle Savior bringing peace to mankind through His sacrifice. ( Full Answer )
The wings mean she was a messenger for her country. The serpent represents wisdom. The eyes and ears mean she saw and heard everything. A jeweled serpent is entwined along her left arm, and holds fromits mouth a heart-shaped ruby. Above its head is a celestialsphere. The serpent symbolizes wis…dom; it has captured the ruby,which in turn symbolizes the queen's heart. In other words, thequeen's passions are controlled by her wisdom. The pearlssybolised Purity The ruby's sybolised love Elizabeth'sgown is embroidered with English wildflowers, thus allowing thequeen to pose in the guise of Astraea, the virginal heroine ofclassical literature. the rainbow represents that she is the treasure at the end of therainbow worth searching for this gave people hope and also comfortthat she would bring luck fortune to a poor and hungry country ( Full Answer )
In the last supper in the upper room, Christ gave both bread and wine, and said that the bread was his body and the wine was his blood to save the world.
Yes, the rainbow is one of the symbols that represents homosexuality. This symbol was used to represent the many different races and ethnicities of homosexuality.
WEll, the Rainbow is very significant in Hawaiian culture.Hawaii is very rainy, and rainbows can often be seen. This has ledto it being deeply ingrained in their culture and religion. . The rainbow is the celestial path that the Hawaiian Gods use tocome down to earth from their home, in the Cloud I…slands. TheRainbow Goddess, Anuenue, who is sister to the primal gods Kane andKanaloa, acts as a messenger of the Gods. Lono, the God ofFertility and Music, descended on a rainbow to marry Laka, theHawaiian Goddess of Music and Dance. "Anuenne" is Hawaiian forRainbow . The rainbow is also perceived as the pathway that the souls ofthe dead take to travel to the heavenly realms. The souls have walkon the rainbow path to pass through Kuaihelani, a mysteriousfloating island, which translates to "supporting the heavens orspiritual" to reach the sacred land of Nu'umealani, the bright,elevated and fragrant land of "the heavenly one". . The rainbow is thus a symbol of transformation, and those whocan freely travel between the upper world and the lower reacheslive like gods among humans, enjoying earthly prosperity andabundance. . Featured as a pathway between dimensions in Hawaiian mythologyas it does in various cultures round the world, it also acts as afootstool for Malanaikuaheahea, the wife of the legendarytranspacific voyager and astronomer whose name, Maliki'i is alsothe Hawaiian term for the Pleiades star cluster from which thefirst Hawaiians came to earth ( Full Answer )
It is because it is believed in Ancient Egypt that a rainbow is a symbol of hope because of the god Amun, and it is also believed that Amun was the creator of the weather and the Universe. Biblically speaking, the rainbow was God's promise to Noah that He would never flood the earth again. It was… a promise given during a time of renewal. ( Full Answer )
In Christian symbolism, the white dove represents the Holy Spirit, who is the Third Person of the Trinity, God In Us and acting through us. When the dove holds an olive twig in its mouth, it is the symbol of peace.
The P with the X through it is a symbol for Jesus. We must be misspelling it... I can't find anything on it. It was used on a book cover. I can't remember the book, the time era, or even the publishing country.. I believe it was something philosophical. The kyro had a circle around it, alpha to the …left of the kyro, omega to the right, and a prayer around the circle that asked for forgiveness. I cannot even recall the language the prayer was written in.. Point is, obviously, kiro=Jesus, alpha and omega=Jesus=beginning and end, and the prayer is clearly reflective of what Jesus symbolizes as a savior and is clearly a prayer to Jesus. Fun stuff. Now, if only Google was worth all that it is.. I am dying for some rereading! ( Full Answer )
it was a symbol of shame and people who were hun g on it were knowen as the lowest of the lowest. Answer: Before it was adopted and adapted by an apostate Christianity... it was the "tau"... just the simple hand-gesture of "crossing oneself" with the letter "T" for the Babylonian "son-god," "Tam…muz." "...Son of man, hast thou seen what the ancients fo the House of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? For they say, The Lord seeth us not; the Lord hath forsaken the earth. He said also unto me, Turn thee yet again, and thou shalt see greater abominations that they do . Then he brought me to the door of the gate of the Lord's House which was toward the north: and, behold, there sat women WEEPING FOR TAMMUZ ." (Ezek.8:12-14) An even greater abomination in the Lord's eyes followed this, which was God's people observing an even worse ancient Babylonian religious custom... the "sunrise worship service." This pagan ritual worship of the fertility goddess, Ishtar [pronounced, Easter] was also adopted by apostate Christianity along with the "T." "...behold, at the door of the Temple of the Lord, between the porch and the altar, were about five and twenty men, with their backs toward the Temple of the Lord, and their faces toward the east; and they worshipped the sun toward the east . Then he said unto me, Hast thou seen this, O son of man? Is it a light thing to the House of Judah that they commit the abominations which they commit here?" (verses 16-17) So, the "symbolic meaning" of the "cross" to the Lord, from ancient Babylon till now, is that it's an abomination to Him. ( Full Answer )
The colors reflect the diversity of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual) community, and the flag is often used as a symbol of gay pride in LGBT rights marches. With it's history of as a symbol for hope and social change dating back to the 16th century, it's use as an LGBT symbol originated… in the United States in 1978 and is now used worldwide. ( Full Answer )
Well, according to a very popular Japanese anime, Naruto, Rainbows are associated with snakes, but they may also represent prosperity or good fortune.
it means a pot of gold will be at the end of your road quick go adget it !
because it says that god will never flood the earth in biblical terms...scientist say its because the wate from the rain reflecets off of the sun
The eyes and ears on her dress to show she is always watching and listening. The serpent on her arm to show wisdom. The pearls in her necklace to show virginity. The cross on her necklace to show she is christian. The wing like things on her back to show that she is an angel. The rainbow in hand sho…ws she is the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Her face is pale to show she is not common. ( Full Answer )
The meaning of ROYGBIV in the rainbow is: Red Orange Green Blue Indigo Violet They call it ROYGBIV because it is the colors of the rainbow in which order they are shown during a rainbow. Sorry if I didn't help you in answering your question!
Whenever you see a flame (or tongue) of fire in a Christian symbol, it represents the Holy Spirit. And if it's a Pentecostal organization, it particularly refers to the day of Pentecost, found in chapter two of Acts.
Which one as there are many used by people to denote theirChristian affiliation. Consider the crucifix, crown of thorns,fish, dove, fire, etc... They come in jewelry, statues, paintings,nicknacks, etc... Additional Comments: Tomorrow, most Roman Catholic, Anglican and Eastern Orthodoxmembers will… go to their local church and receive an outward signof a 'thumb print' of ash on their foreheads indicating theyrecognize the start of Lent - a day of penitence to clean the'soul' before the 40 day lenten fast. See related link below: ( Full Answer )
Nautical stars historically have symbolized travel, safe journeys, finding your way, and most obviously, the sea and naval endeavors. The rainbow historically has been used as a symbol of peace, and more contemporarily, as a symbol of gay pride. A rainbow nautical star could mean a variety of differ…ent things, ranging from hopes for a safe & peaceful voyage to a symbol of solidarity amongst gay sailors. ( Full Answer )
A rainbow symbolises in various religions is that after the rain comes a rainbow which means god promises that he'll never flood the earth again.
Unlike most flowers they have no meaning. They are a white rose ejected with food coloring into their stems
It means that you have helped yourself to too many of your father'scigarettes, or worse, to too much of what is in your mother's medicine cabinet,and that you really ought to lay off because whatever you're stealing isbeginning to mess with your mind.
In the christian faith it is the symbol of Jesus Christ. Jesus says "I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty." He also uses it as a symbol of his body during the last supper.
God did not say you are a rainbow. He told Noah that he would place a rainbow in the sky as a reminder that he would never again destroy the earth with a flood, but this time it will be with fire.
The candle symobolises light in the same way that Jesus said he was the light of the world.
The rainbow creates an illusion. It is like a huge signpost pointing to something, but you can never actually get there. That is why legend claims that there is a pot of gold buried at the end of the rainbow, and why Judy Garland, in the 1939 production of "The Wizard of Oz" sings "Somewhere Over …the Rainbow". Aside from that, the rainbow is among the most beautiful objects in nature, and the mere sight of one may give us a feeling of delight. So a rainbow is something like hope; it is a beautiful thing, yet may not be reachable. ( Full Answer )
A rainbow flag is a multi-colored flag consisting of the colors of the rainbow. The actual colors shown differ, but many of the designs are based on the traditional scheme of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet, or some more modern division of the rainbow spectrum (often excluding in…digo, and sometimes including cyan instead). ( Full Answer )
Some people say that the 'c' stands for cheap, because the iPhone 5is made out of plastic (polycarbonate frame reinforced with steel).There is no answer to what the 'c' means but it is presumed that itmeans colour because the 5c comes in 5 colors.
In the Bible, God placed the rainbow in the sky as a symbol of His promise to never again send a flood of the magnitude of the flood in Noah's day again.
The rainbow flag first originated in 1977/8, when activist, HarveyMilk challenged artist Gilbert Baker to design a symbol thatrepresented the LGBT community. He came up with the rainbow designand the flag was first flown at the 1978 Gay Freedom Day Parade. One theory is that it was inspired by the s…ong Over The Rainbow,sung by Judy Garland, a huge gay icon. The colours have evolvedover the years and each one has a significance: Hot pink - Sexuality Red - Life Orange - Healing Yellow - Sunlight Green - Nature Turquoise - Magic Indigo/blue - Serenity/harmony Violet - Spirit ( Full Answer )