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[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 September 8, 1963]

Thou Shalt Not Take The Name of the Lord thy God in vain (Ex. 20:7)

The words "in vain." which are found twice in this verse, represent the Hebrew lashshave', which means strictly "for emptiness" or "for vanity, worthlessness, nothingness"; while the verb rendered "lake" can also mean "lift up, carry, or bear.' Hence a literal rendering could be, "You shall not hear the name of the Lord your God for naught." a translation which is of interest in view of the words of Jeremiah, "O Lord ... we are called by thy name" (14:9),

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