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WORDS OF CURRENT INTEREST

[The words in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon in the Christian Science Quarterly designated to be read in Christian Science churches on March 10, 1963.]

From the March 2, 1963 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


The Lord weigheth the spirits (Prov. 16:2) The Hebrew verb takan is used in a variety of senses, including not only "weigh" but also "determine," "measure," or "test"; while the noun literally rendered "spirits" is used in the singular in such senses as "breath," "disposition," or "spirit of the living breathing thing.