A Study On Locusts

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LOCUSTS

I.

Rev 9:3

3 And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

KJV

 

Rev 9:3

         3 And the locusts [that went into exile because the called out to other gods] came out of the smoke [of the Lake of Fire, and appeared] on the surface of the earth; and they were given the same authority [over fallen Adam], as [Satan, Leviathan & Cain, the spiritual] vermin, have,

ATB

 

WITNESS:

Rev 18:18

18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

KJV 

 

II.

Rev 9:7

And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.

KJV

 

Rev 9:7

        7 And the nature (shape) of the locusts was like unto Judah prepared for battle; and they were crowned with the [spiritual] gold of [Keter], their head, and their  personalities were like the personality of the female Adam (men).

ATB

 

WITNESSES:

John 5:37

37 And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.

KJV

  

Zech 10:3

3 Mine anger was kindled against the shepherds, and I punished the goats: for the LORD of hosts hath visited his flock the house of Judah, and hath made them as his goodly horse in the battle.

KJV   

  

Gen 2:11-12

11 The name of the first is Pison: that is it which compasseth the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;

12 And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.

KJV

 

III.

Mark 1:6

6 And John was clothed with camel's hair, and with a girdle of a skin about his loins; and he did eat locusts and wild honey;

KJV

 

Mark 1:6

         6 And John was invested with the spirit of a camel, and had a leather belt around his hips, and he ate of the wisdom of the [spiritual] locusts of the field (wild) [of creation]

ATB

 

WITNESS:

Mark 10:25

25 It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.

KJV

 

COMMENT:

John entered into PaRDeS and returned to this world intact. (See, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardes_(Jewish_exegesis) for a definition of PaRDeS; See http://www.koshertorah.com/PDF/PardesLessons.pdf for the parable of 4 rabbis who entered into the Apple Orchard (PaRDeS), and only one returned to this world intact.)

John passed through the eye of the needle into his spiritual center (camel), but did not lose his ground in this world (leather belt, ie, leather=animal nature).

John fellowshipped with the Hebrew Ascended Masters (locusts), who abode in the spiritual aspect of the field of creation, and ate of their secret wisdom.

 

WITNESS:

Rev 2:17

17 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.

KJV

 

IV.

QUESTION

My question is, 

1. Since the sons of God are the locusts, why does Proverbs 30:27 say they have no KING?  

2. Does this mean they have no carnal king?

  

Prov 30:27

27 The locusts have no king, yet go they forth all of them by bands;

KJV

 

ANSWER

The Hebrew word translated “no,” is “Ayin,” Strong’s # 369.

 

OT:369

369. /y]a^ °ayin: A particle or semiverb of negation or nonexistence meaning no, none, nothing. It is used hundreds of times with various negative nuances. It can simply negate something (Ex 17:7; Ps 135:17) or assert that something is as nothing in comparison (Isa 40:17). Used with the preposition l®, it indicates nonpossession (Gen 11:30; Prov 13:7; Isa 27:4; Hos 10:3). It refers to the lack of a successor (Dan 9:26).

(from The Complete Word Study Dictionary: Old Testament Copyright © 2003 by AMG Publishers. All rights reserved.)

 

“Ayin” is translated, “nothingness,” because there is nothing that can be compared to it.

The Kabbalists liken “Ayin” to the Keter, because there is nothing that can compare to it in our world.

The following sentence is copied from the notes that I took when reading and studying “Etz Chayyim,” the Tree of Life:

“Keter has no analogy in the realm of our experience, so it is sometimes referred to as “nothingness” (‘ayin), and thought as remaining hidden within the Supreme Emanator (Keter).”

“Keter,” or, “nothingness,” is associated with the word “crown” (king), and with the Name of God, “I AM” (Eyeh), the self-existent one.

In view of the above, we can translate Proverbs 30:27, as follows:

King; I AM (have no=nothingness=I AM); grasshoppers (locusts); to go forth into exile; “by” not in the Hebrew; to divide, cut off, come to an end, sing (bands); all

 

Proverbs 30:27

        12 I AM, [is] king of all the grasshoppers that went forth into exile [and] were cut off [from Jehovah, because] they sang [songs, or, called out to other gods].

ATB

 

WITNESSES:

sing

sɪŋ Show Spelled Pronunciation [sing]  Show IPA verb, sang or, often, sung; sung; singing; noun

–verb (used without object)

1. to utter words or sounds in succession with musical modulations of the voice; vocalize melodically.

2. to perform a song or voice composition: She promised to sing for us.

3. to produce melodious sounds, usually high in pitch, as certain birds, insects, etc.: The nightingale sang in the tree.

4. to compose poetry: Keats sang briefly but gloriously.

5. to tell about or praise someone or something in verse or song: He sang of the warrior's prowess. 7

6. to admit of being sung, as verses: This lyric sings well.

7. to give out a continuous ringing, whistling, murmuring, burbling, or other euphonious sound, as a teakettle or a brook.

8. to make a short whistling, ringing, or whizzing sound: The bullet sang past his ear.

9. (of an electrical amplifying system) to produce an undesired selfsustained oscillation.

10. to have the sensation of a ringing or humming sound, as the ears.

11. Slang. to confess or act as an informer; squeal.

 

–verb (used with object)

12. to utter with musical modulations of the voice, as a song.

13. to escort or accompany with singing.

14. to proclaim enthusiastically.

15. to bring, send, put, etc., with or by singing: She sang the baby to sleep.

16. to chant or intone: to sing mass.

17. to tell or praise in verse or song.

 

–noun

18. the act or performance of singing.

19. a gathering or meeting of persons for the purpose of singing: a community sing.

20. a singing, ringing, or whistling sound, as of a bullet.

 

—Verb phrase 

21. sing out, Informal. to call in a loud voice;

 

Num 13:33

33 And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.

KJV

 

Isa 40:22

22 It is he that sitteth upon the circle of the earth, and the inhabitants thereof are as grasshoppers; that stretcheth out the heavens as a curtain, and spreadeth them out as a tent to dwell in:

KJV

 

Job 38:7

7 When the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of God shouted for joy?

KJV

 

Job 38:7

7 When the princes of the morning united to call out [to other gods], and the sons of God shouted the alarm.

ATB

   

WITNESSES :

Gen 11:1

11 And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech.

KJV

    

Gen 11:6-7

6 And the LORD  said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do.

7 Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech.

KJV

  

Gen 9:22

22 And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.

KJV

 

God bless you.

Sheila R. Vitale,

Pastor, Teacher & Founder

Living Epistles Ministries

Christ-Centered Kabbalah


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