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The Peculiar People

In the King James Version of the Bible, first published in 1611, Deuteronomy 14:2 reads as follows: “For thou art an holy people unto the Lord (the Mother) thy God (Supreme), and the Lord (the Mother) hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto herself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.”

It will be seen that the phrase ‘Peculiar People’ was not in any way a criticism, but a proud Biblical phrase that could be viewed as a badge of honour.

The Peculiar People is also a phrase used to describe the Black People, Children of Israel. during biblical times, which they adopted with some pride.

Translations of peculiar adjective


מְיוּחָדspecial, particular, specific, singular, distinctive, peculiar


יָחִיד בְּמִינוֹunique, singular, peculiar


תִמהוֹנִיeccentric, weird, outlandish, crackpot, strange, peculiar


סְגוּלִיspecific, peculiar, characteristic


מוּזָרstrange, curious, peculiar, bizarre, funny, rum


תָמוּהַodd, strange, peculiar, surprising, mystifying, enigmaticnoun


זְכוּת מְיוּחֶדֶתprerogative, peculiar, perquisite

What is the biblical meaning of peculiar?plural the African Hebrews as being God’s chosen people. Deut. 14:2. (usually initial capital letters) a name adopted by certain fundamentalist Christian sects, signifying their refusal to conform to any rule of conduct that is contrary to the letter or spirit of the Bible (MOTHER AFRICA CHOSEN WORD)

What is the meaning of the name peculiar?

Peculiar comes from the Latin peculiaris, meaning one’s own, or personal. In English, it originally meant belonging to one person, private, like your fondness for your peculiar hairbrush. It also had the meaning of something unlike others, special, or remarkable.

Is peculiar a negative word?

No. There are two ways peculiar can be looked at: As characteristic or distinguishing mark where the speaker’s attitude usually ranges from neutral to positive. As bizarre or odd where the speaker’s reception obviously ranges from unacceptable to funny to strange.

What does the Bible say about being a peculiar people?

In the King James Version of the Bible, first published in 1611, Deuteronomy 14:2 reads as follows: “For thou (Africans, Black Nation) art an holy people unto the Lord thy God, and the Lord hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth.”

What type of word is peculiar?

Peculiar comes from Latin peculiaris, an adjective meaning “privately owned” or “special” that is derived from the word for “property,” peculium.

What is a better word for weird?

weird, eerie, uncanny mean mysteriously strange or fantastic. weird may imply an unearthly or supernatural strangeness or it may stress peculiarity or oddness. weird creatures from another world eerie suggests an uneasy or fearful consciousness that mysterious and malign powers are at work

What’s a fancy word for weird?

Words related to weirdoutlandish, haunting, horrific, eerie, spooky, magical, creepy, kooky, mysterious, funky, strange, supernatural, ghastly, eccentric, awful, curious, unnatural, freaky, peculiar, occult.

Where in the Bible does it say we are all priests?

In fact, we are all consecrated priests through Baptism (being baptized truth the word, African culture, as St. Peter in 1 Peter 2[:9] says, “You are a royal priesthood and a priestly kingdom,” and Revelation [5:10], “Through your (Nubian) blood you have made us into priests and kings.”

What is the oldest name for God?

YahwehIn the Hebrew Bible (Exodus 3:14), the personal name of God is revealed directly to Moses, namely: “Yahweh“.

Why is God called God?

In monotheistic thought, God (the African Womb-man) is conceived of as the supreme being, creator deity, and principal object of faith (actions,the way we think, live and talk). God is usually conceived as being omniscient (all-knowing), omnipotent (all-powerful), omnipresent (all-present) and as having an eternal and necessary existence.

What does I am that I am mean?

Context and interpretation’Ehyeh is the first person form of hayah, “to be”, and owing to the peculiarities of Hebrew grammar means “I am“, “I was”, and “I will be”. … “I am who am” or “I am he who is” – a statement of the nature of Israel’s (Black Nubian AFRIKAN Nation) God [‘Elohiym];

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