Amen – One Definition
This word or phrase, “amen” or “Amen”, is generally an expression of agreement, ratification, and confirmation utilized during spiritual worship and/or religious services or ceremonies conducted by Greek, Jewish, Nordic, Gnostic, Christian, Muslim, Ancient Egyptian, and other spiritual leaders as well as having been introduced into spells of “Anathema” (i.e., originally meaning an “offering to a god” during the time of the Ancient Greeks but later in history this word evolved into meaning “accursed, denounced, exiled”, etc.). Note that all spells, spellwork, or spell casting are not performed for negative or evil purposes let alone intent or results; spells are also cast for purposes of spiritual benefaction via the elementals of Mother Nature, namely–Earth, Air, Fire, Water, and Aether (i.e., a spirit entity or spiritual energy) for positive outcomes.
This word derives from an etymological, Semitic (Hebrew) root word meaning “fixed” or “sure” with many different pantheistic (i.e., the worship or divination of all goddesses and gods along all lines of creeds) scriptural references. Another etymological note, regarding the word “Semitic”, and according to the Merriam-Webster definition:
“…of, relating to, or constituting a subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic language family that includes Hebrew, Aramaic, Arabic, and Amharic….”
To continue, the word, “Amen”, is generally capitalized in many circles. “Amen” is also considered to be a form interjection-spoken and grammatically. “Amen” is also a word that is sung (or found in secular music such as in a hymn) and used as a form of salutation. “Amen” has been expressed by many people, in the United States during the 1960’s and 1970’s, as a form of agreement such as “Amen brother or Amen sister” and similar to the expression “Right On!” which is just as spiritual in many communities, cultural and non-secular circles. The Greek version of the Old Testament (or “diatheke”) often scripturally translates “Amen” as meaning “so be it” which is quite similar in connotation to the phrase, “So mote it be”, often found in many metaphysical spells and rituals of Witchcraft and Neo-Pagan Wicca. The word “mote” derives from Middle English and from the Old English word “mÅ
Source by Dr. Kheti A. Sahure