what does ‘amen’ mean?

Common English translations of the word amen include: “Verily”, “Truly”, “So be it”, and “Let it be”.

– Jesus used the word to affirm his own utterances, not those of another person.

– The custom of closing prayers with amen originates in the Lord’s Prayer (Matthew 6:13)

– It concludes all of Paul’s general epistles (Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, 1 Thessalonians, Philemon, Ephesians, Colossians, 2 Thessalonians, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, Titus).

– Psalm 89 has a double amen!

– It concludes the New Testament at Revelation 22:21

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