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  • The word amen means so be it.
  • It is commonly used in a way to say that one agrees. The term or definition, so be it, or let it be, give an implication that you are saying, so let it be.
  • So be it/May it be like that/Agreed
  • Its a way of saying end... Or so I was taught by Christian people...
  • The literal translation is "so be it." It comes from the Hebrew word "Aman" which also carries with it a sense of "permanance" or of "absolute truth." When you end a prayer with "in Jesus' name, Amen", you are in essence saying "in Jesus' name, may it be as we prayed."
  • I think it means “let it be so”. The Imam sometimes reads aloud passages from the Holy Qur’an (HQ) in prayers. He always first reads the whole of HQ 1 translated here from the original text by Mr Pickthall. When the Imam finishes reciting the congregation say “Aaaameeen!” aloud. “In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Praise be to Allah, Lord of the Worlds, The Beneficent, the Merciful. Owner of the Day of Judgment, Thee (alone) we worship; Thee alone we ask for help. Show us the straight path, The path of those whom Thou hast favoured; Not (the path) of those who earn Thine anger nor of those who go astray.”
  • I Think its derived from the Egyptian god Amun Ra.
  • The "word" is life energy or cosmic vibrating force. The "mouth of God" is the medulla oblongata in the posterior part of the brain, tapering off into the spinal cord. This, the most vital part of the human body, is the devine entrance ("mouth of God") for the "word" or life energy by wich man is sustained. In Hindu and Christian scriptures the Word is called,respectively, AUM and AMEN
  • Look it up here and find out. http://www.reference.com/search?r=13&q=Amen
  • Why do we say “Amen”? The word “Amen” is almost always the last word of a solemn statement. In the first example, it was said by the woman at the end of the priest's pronouncement of the curse and of her taking the oath. We find the word “Amen” as the last word in several instances in the Bible. The word is found in the last verses of the Bible (Rev 22:20-21). The first three books of Psalms end with Amen (Psa 41:13, 72:19, 89:52). Most books of the New Testament end with it (KJV). In the land of Israel, when a prayer or prophecy was made, or a law of God was read, "All the people said, “Amen”" (Neh 5:13, 8:6). The Lord's example prayer ends with “Amen” (Mtt 6:13). Paul uses the word seven times in his letter to the Romans at the end of doxologies or benedictions (Rom 1:25, 9:5, 11:36, 15:33, 16:20,24,27) Paul implies that people should say “Amen” at the end of a prayer in church (1Co 14:16). The word “Amen” appears therefore to be the fitting last word for solemn utterances made before God. What Does “Amen” Mean? Oddly, to get a scriptural answer to what “Amen” means, we go to a place where it is used not as the last word but the first word. Jesus would often start a solemn statement by saying "Verily" or "Truly". In John's gospel (eg Jhn 3:3) Jesus is recorded as using the word twice in succession, "Verily, verily, I say to you...". This is actually the word “Amen”. When we compare an instance of this in Mark, with the same statement in Luke, we find Mark has left the word untranslated (just as αμην “Amen”), but Luke has translated it using the word αληθος "Truly". (Mark 9:1, Lke 9:27). This shows us that the underlying meaning of the word “Amen” is truth and verity. It is a solemn affirmation. When we say, “Amen” we are saying, "Yes before God I agree with that, I believe that to be true, I want that to be so". In some other interesting and helpful passages... Instead of saying, "Amen, Amen" Jeremiah paraphrased the second Amen in his statement, "Amen, the Lord do so" (Jer 28:6). One of God's names or titles is "The God of Truth". If we left the last word untranslated, the title would read, "The God of Amen" (Isa 65:16). Paul uses the word as an affirmation when he says of Christ, "For as many as may be the promises of God, in him they are 'yes' and in him 'Amen'" (2Co 1:20). One of the names of Jesus is "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness" (Rev 3:14). These passages show us that the word “Amen” is a solemn affirmation of truth, a special word that we can use whenever we have said (or heard) something that is true before God. Amen.
  • It was easier than saying, let it be said, let it be done, or so be it.
    • mushroom
      Well, that would have cut out a lot of Yul Brynner's dialog in "The Ten Commandments."
  •   a·men (ā-mÄ•n', ä-mÄ•n') interj. Used at the end of a prayer or a statement to express assent or approval. [Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin āmÄ“n, from Greek, from Hebrew ’āmÄ“n, certainly, verily, from ’āman, to be firm.]  
  • We were taught that it meant "Let it be".
  • Honestly i have to tell yu man i use ot be a teacher in church and i started studying things like this really hard and the religions as a whole and i must say people you have been tricked and made a fool of. Amen comes from Egyptian Amen Ra. Christianity was made a composite of Egyptian greek and other religions. Alexander the great was made a son of god once he left Egypt and the last 1000 years pharaoh were what the call greco-roman period in which they made a new religion. Christianity is a made-up composite religion. I cant explain everything in this moment and/or give yu my years or research and understanding. But it was hard to find out and learn. but yeh ummm islam Christianity and the Hebrew faith. there is something wrong with them. Frankly my research has showed this there is a ancient part of the world they had their stories and creation myths. This is the middle east/Africa and parts of Asia. These people moved were conquered on separated occasions several times. Eventually this land was taken over buy Europeans and as always when people get conquered they get a new launguae religion and race of mixed people .... i have done allot of research and i am a young person ... but i have gone to Egyptian exhibits and museums but i can never find any proof of anything about the whole story of Moses and the Hebrews in Egypt ... i mean i know they didn't build the pyramids but Egypt talks nothing about them and they recorded just about everything . *here is what wiki says abotu amun yu can read for yourself but i suggest yu study http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amun Here is some info on serapis christus (christ) you can read and see a few pictures. http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/serapis.htm Also if yu know how to use torrentz here is a national geograpihc special about egytpe and alexander the great and for just a few minutes the speak on the serapis thing. http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4630706/National_Geographic_Egypt_Unwrapped_Alexander_The_Greats_Lost_To I will say this rite now is the time of europe... and jews are europeans ... there are only like %5 of the jews from the middle east that are apart of the jewish population..... the other decend from that they call kazar (its near turkey).... like the markel super hero ... yu have to research jewish history http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kz.htm i hope yu wake up as i did... AAAAAAAAmen
  • i have allways been told it means"so be it".
  • G'day Linda Gore, Thank you for your question. It means "so be it". http://www.answers.com/amen Regards
  • It is an abbreviation Of A Group Hebrew Word's El, Meleck,and Neooman , Dont worry El Bigins with An "A" lef in the Hebrew And that Means "God= El (thats "Alef") King= Meleck ( that's "MeM") AND Neooman= faithfull (that's the "NooN" . " God the Faithfull King is what It means, alef, mem, NooN, Armen In English, From the Hebrew! I am telling the truth that has to be Looked for from God and him Alone As You may seeK Him and I hope that this Helps!
  • It is an abbreviation Of A Group Hebrew Word's El, Meleck,and Neooman , Dont worry El Bigins with An "A" lef in the Hebrew And that Means "God= El (thats "Alef") King= Meleck ( that's "MeM") AND Neooman= faithfull (that's the "NooN" . " God the Faithfull King is what It means, alef, mem, NooN, Armen In English, From the Hebrew! I am telling the truth that has to be Looked for from God and him Alone As You may seeK Him and I hope that this Helps!
  • It means...I agree!
  • capt Bicards worsd from the star trek series - make it so
  • 5-19-2017 Amen is omen, and both mean the same thing, equivalent to "far out, man".

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