Solitude – Biblical


Hora Aboav


Bereshit (Genesis) 22.1 God did prove Abraham, and said unto him: “Abraham”; and he said: “Here am I”.

וְהָ֣אֱלהִ֔ים נִסָ֖ה אֶת־אַבְרהָ֑ם וַיֹ֣אמֶר אֵלָ֔יו אַבְ רָ הָ ֖ ם וַיֹ֥אמֶר הִנֵֽנִי

Introductory remarks:

In this lesson we will take a journey into the word hinnéni (יִנֵנִה .(It is the word of service, which can only arise from an accomplished loneliness. “Here I am”.