Time - Z'man Part 3 of 3

Time - Z'man Part 3 of 3

The last part of our 3 part series on z’man (time) will focus on the letter nun.


The Nun

The 14th letter of the alefbet
Has a value of 50
It is the picture of a fish
The sages say that this letter stand for faithfulness and the reward for faithfulness.


Spelling of the word nun tells us much about what faithfulness is.

 nun spelling

The first nun stands for the faithful one who is bent (starting right to left) and the last nun stands for the righteous one (upright).

When we walk in faith and our eyes are humbly kept on Adonai – our faithfulness becomes our crown and our reward, attributed to Abraham as righteousness.

This also reminds me of Moshe’s humility which marked his life – which is the sign of the fish/nun.

The Aramaic nun is the sign of the fish, which is the symbol of life or activity.

So, what is the meaning of Joshua the son of Nun:
Joshua means G-d brings salavation
Nun means life
Together this means Adonai brings salvation through the Son of life!

(Don’t you just love the beauty and revelation of the Hebrew language!)


The number 50 also has wonderful significance in the Scriptures:

There are 50 days from the Exodus to the giving of the Torah
50 years to a Jubilee year
There are 50 references to the Exodus in the Torah
The years of age before wisdom


When we put the letters of the word z’man together, this is what we get:

                Zayin: the sword
                Mem: of the living water
                Nun: that brings life

 "The Sword of the Living Water that brings life!"

This is without a doubt – our Yeshua!

Yeshua is the Word and He is the Lord of the Sabbath.


Matthew 12: 6 – 8

I tell you, there is in this place something greater than the Temple! If you knew what ‘I want compassion rather than animal-sacrifice’ meant, you would not condemn the innocent. For the Son of Man is Lord of Shabbat!” CJB

Mark 2: 27 - 28

Then he said to them, “Shabbat was made for mankind, not mankind for Shabbat; So, the Son of Man is Lord even of Shabbat.” CJB


The Heart of the “It’s Time” Calendar


I fell in love with my Abba Father on the 14th of June 2013. I had been a believer since I was 8 years old but it was when I discovered the Hebrew language of the Scriptures; the beauty of Sabbath rest and the incredible richness of the Torah that I experienced the reality of who my truly G-d is.

I began to hear his heart beat for mine and in as I stepped up onto his feet like a child and I let His dance become mine.

When I put on the Sabbath like a wedding ring – the sign He gives us for His people in covenant with Him – I truly became His – marked and separated from this world by keeping His time above mine.

These are appointed times with such purpose for us. It is His heart for us to fall in love with Him and He, our Adonai Elohim, created this pathway to lead us back to his garden where it all began. His times and His seasons lead us back to his Word.

Time has been mixed and muddled up over time by the enemy and now IT’S TIME to come back and seek His heart beat; to repent of walking according to the world’s timeline and a slave to man-made ways.


Matthew 11: 28 - 30

 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” CJB


This is the crossroads in Jeremiah 6:16.
Which path have we chosen?
Are we ready to walk it?
Will we surrender our human logic and knowledge to become like children and to hear Him?


The numbers represented by the word z’man/time:

7 = completion
40 = doors opening/testing
50 = deliverance/freedom from a burden


We have been given a gift in the seasons of our King in each Shabbat and feast day. All of these leading us into completion, insight and wisdom that gives us the most incredible freedom.

Time can mean this for us or it could be our enemy.

Ultimately it is in our hands…

                                                It’s Time

                                                                To Choose

                                                                                His Ancient Paths.


Shalom blessings,


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