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Words of the Parashah - Mavet

Hebrew Word of the Week

Based on the Weekly Torah Portion

Mavet - Death

The Hebrew word of the week is mavet ("death"), taken from the Torah portion called Acharei Mot. The construct form of this word appears in the first verse of the Torah portion (i.e, Leviticus 16:1):

Leviticus 16:1a

Related Words

Mavet derives from a Hebrew root mut (Strong# 4191; TWOT# 1169). Here are some other words that use the same root:

Mut Words

Scripture Passages:

Deuteronomy 30:15

See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil (Deut 30:15)

Jeremiah 21:8

Behold, I set before you the way of life, and the way of death. (Jer 21:8)

Romans 7:14

You also have died to the Torah through the body of Christ (Rom 7:4, HNT)

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