Has Your Hope Failed In An Embarrassing Way?

“And I will establish My covenant with you. Then you shall know that I am the Lord, that you may remember and be ashamed, and never open your mouth anymore because of your shame, when I provide you an atonement for all you have done,” says the Lord God. ” Ezekiel 16:62,63. 

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Ashamed, bush, Strong’s # 954–To be ashamed, shamed, disappointed, or embarrassed. Some of its derivatives are busha (Shame) and boshet, which is translated “Shame,” but refers to an idol. The idol itself was considered a shame or an embarrassment.

An idol also guaranteed that its worshippers would eventually be shamed and greatly disappointed in their choice of an object of worship (1 Samuel 5:1-5)

Dagon, the honored fish; A national idol and god of the Philistines it had the head, arms and body of a man, but the body terminated in a fish; (roots= 1-fish; 2 to increase; to multiply). More on this in another post.

Bosh is used for the sense of disappointment one experiences when one’s hope fails in an embarrassing way; (1 Samuel 5:1-5) but those who trust in the Lord shall never be ashamed (Ps.25:2, 3; Joel 2:26,27).

In our text being ashamed is the result of remembering the path we walked before coming into God’s covenant (Vs. 62) and realizing that our deeds necessitated the atonement.

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