BLESSED ARE THE MEEK: It doesn’t mean what you think it does – The dictionary says “meek” now means:
- Showing patience and humility; gentle.
- Easily imposed on; submissive.
That is NOT what Jesus was recommending to us. The Greek word that unfortunately gets translated as “meek” is “praus” (pronounced prah-oos).
According to the article linked below, praus was a military term referring to the temperament of a stallion who has been trained for war. Continue reading