Friday, April 29, 2011

pluck & altar

----- Experience -----
Genesis 8:11
When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf!

Genesis 8:20
Then Noah built an altar to the Lord and, taking some of all the clean animals and clean birds, he sacrificed burnt offerings on it.

----- Explanation -----
pluck:
1. to pull out hairs with your fingers or with tweezers
2. to pull the feathers off a dead bird, for example a chicken, in order to prepare it for cooking 
3. to pick a fruit, flower, etc. from where it is growing
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altar:
The table in a Christian church at which the bread and wine are consecrated in communion services

at/on the altar of something
because of something that you think is worth suffering for




Thursday, April 28, 2011

raven & beak

----- Experience -----
Genesis 8:6
After forty days Noah opened the window he had made in the ark and sent out a raven, and it kept flying back and forth until the water had dried up from the earth.

Genesis 8:11
When the dove returned to him in the evening, there in its beak was freshly plucked olive leaf!


----- Explanation -----
raven:
a large bird of the crow family, with shiny black feathers and a harsh cry 

beak:
1. the hard pointed or curved outer part of a bird's mouth
2. a person's nose, especially when it is large and/or pointed
3. a person in a position of authority, especially a judge


Wednesday, April 27, 2011

swarm & recede

----- Experience -----
Genesis 8:21
Every living thing that moved on the earth perished -- birds, livestock, wild animals, all the creatures that swarm over the earth, and all mankind.

Genesis 8:1
But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded.


----- Explanation -----
swarm:
1. a large group of insects, especially bees, moving together in the same direction 
2. a large group of people, especially when they are all moving quickly in the same direction
3. of people, animals, etc. to move around in a large group.
4. of bees and other flying insects to move around together in a large group, looking for a place to live.

recede:
1. to move gradually away from somebody or away from a previous position 
2. especially of a problem, feeling or quality to become gradually weaker or smaller
3. of hair to stop growing at the front of the head
4. a chin that slopes backwards towards the neck

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

perish & covenant

----- Experience -----
Genesis 6:17
I am going to bring floodwaters on the earth to destroy all life under the heavens, every creature that has the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will perish.

Genesis 6:18
But I will establish my covenant with you, and you will enter the ark -- you and your sons and your wife and your sons' wives with you.


----- Explanation -----
perish:
1. of people or animals to die, especially in a sudden violent way;
2. to be lost or destroyed;
3. if a material such as rubber perishes or is perished, it becomes damaged, weaker or full of holes

covenant:
a promise to somebody, or a legal agreement, especially one to pay a regular amount of money to somebody/something




Monday, April 25, 2011

ark & cypress

----- Experience -----
Genesis 6:14
So make yourself an ark of cypress wood; make rooms in it and coat it with pitch inside and out.


----- Explanation -----
ark:
in the Bible a large boat which Noah built to save his family and two of every type of animal from the flood;

cypress:
a tall straight evergreen tree




Sunday, April 24, 2011

grieve & corrupt

----- Experience -----
Genesis 6:6
The Lord was grieved that he had made man on the earth, and his heart was filled with pain.

Genesis 6:11
Now the earth was corrupt in God's sight and was full of violence.


----- Explanation -----
grieve:
1. to feel very sad, especially because somebody has died
2. to make you feel very sad

corrupt:
1. of people willing to use their power to do dishonest or illegal things in return for money or to get an advantage.
2. containing changes or faults, and no longer in the original state 
3. to have a bad effect on somebody and make them behave in an immoral or dishonest way 




Saturday, April 23, 2011

renown & inclination

----- Experience -----
Genesis 6:4
The Nephilim were on the earth in those days - and also afterward - when the sons of God went to the daughters of men and had children by them. They were the heroes of old, men of renown.

Genesis 6:5
The Lord saw how great man's wickedness on the earth had become, and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil all the time.


----- Explanation -----
renown:
fame and respect because of something you have done that people admire 

inclination:
1. a feeling that makes you want to do something 
2. a tendency to do something
3. a degree of sloping
4. a small downward movement, usually of the head




Friday, April 22, 2011

contend & mortal

----- Experience -----
Genesis 6:3
Then the Lord said, "My Spirit will not contend* with man forever, for he is mortal; his days will be a hundred and twenty years."

*Or My spirit will not remain in

----- Explanation -----
contend:
1. to say that something is true, especially in an argument;
2. to compete against somebody in order to gain something;
contend with something:
to have to deal with a problem or difficult situation

mortal:
1. that cannot live for ever and must die 
2. a human being, especially an ordinary person with little power or influence


Thursday, April 21, 2011

forge & bronze

----- Experience -----
Genesis 4:22
Zillah also had a son, Tubal Cain, who forged all kinds of tools out of bronze and iron.


----- Explanation -----
forge:
1. to shape metal by heating it in a fire and hitting it with a hammer; to make an object in this way
2. to put a lot of effort into making something successful or strong so that it will last
3. to make an illegal copy of something in order to deceive people 
4. to move forward in a steady but powerful way
5. a place where objects are made by heating and shaping pieces of metal, especially one where a blacksmith works 
6. a large piece of equipment used for heating metals in; a building or part of a factory where this is found 




Wednesday, April 20, 2011

yield & harp

----- Experience -----
Genesis 4:12
When you work the ground, it will no longer yield its crops for you. You will be a restless wanderer on the earth.

Genesis 4:21
His brother's name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play the harp and flute.


----- Explanation -----
yield:
1. to produce or provide something, for example a profit, result or crop
2. to stop resisting something/somebody; to agree to do something that you do not want to do
3. to allow somebody to win, have or take control of something that has been yours until now 
4. to move, bend or break because of pressure 
5. to allow vehicles on a bigger road to go first

harp:
a large musical instrument with strings stretched on an upright frame, played with the fingers




downcast & crouch

----- Experience -----
Genesis 4:5
but on Cain and his offering he did not look with favor. So Cain was very angry, and his face was downcast.

Genesis 4:7
If you do what is right, will you not be accepted? But if you do not do what is right, sin is crouching at your door; it desires to have you, but you must master it.


----- Explanation -----
downcast:
1. of a person or an expression sad or depressed.
2. of eyes looking down.

crouch:
1. to lower your body close to the ground by bending your legs under you 
2. a crouching position




Monday, April 18, 2011

brow & banish

----- Experience -----
Genesis 3:19
By the sweat of your brow, you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken; for dust you are and to dust you will return.

Genesis 3:23
So the Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken.


----- Explanation -----
brow:
the part of the face above the eyes and below the hair

banish:
1. to order somebody to leave a place, especially a country, as a punishment;
2. to make somebody/something go away; to get rid of somebody/something;

toil & thorn

----- Experience -----
Genesis 3:17
To Adam he said, "Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, 'You must not eat of it,'
"Cursed is the ground because of you; through painful toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. 

Genesis 3:18 It will produce thorns and thistles for you, and you will eat the plants of the field.


----- Explanation -----
toil:
1. hard unpleasant work that makes you very tired 
2. to work very hard and/or for a long time 
3. to move slowly and with difficulty

thorn:
1. a small sharp pointed part on the stem of some plants, such as roses;
2. a tree or bush that has thorns 





Saturday, April 16, 2011

enmity & offspring

----- Experience -----
Genesis 3:15
And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel.


----- Explanation -----
enmity:
feelings of hatred towards somebody

offspring:
1. a child of a particular person or couple
2. the young of an animal or plant




Friday, April 15, 2011

serpent & crafty

----- Experience -----
Genesis 3:1
Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, "Did God really say, 'You must not eat from any tree in the garden'?"


----- Explanation -----
serpent:
a snake, especially a large one.

crafty:
clever at getting what you want, especially by indirect or dishonest methods 




Thursday, April 14, 2011

shrub & onyx

----- Experience -----
Genesis 2:5
and no shrub of the field had yet appeared on the earth and no plant of the field had yet sprung up, for the Lord God had not sent rain on the earth and there was no man to work the ground.

Genesis 2:12
The gold of that land is good; aromatic resin and onyx are also there.


----- Explanation -----
shrub:
a large plant that is smaller than a tree and that has several stems of wood coming from the ground;

onyx:
a type of stone that has layers of different colours in it, usually used for ornaments;




Wednesday, April 13, 2011

likeness & subdue

----- Experience -----
Genesis 1:26
Then God said, "Let us make man in our image, in our likeness, and let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air, over the livestock, over all teh earth, and over all the creatures that move along the ground."

Genesis 1:28
God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground.


----- Explanation -----
likeness:
1. the fact of being similar to another person or thing, especially in appearance; an example of this 
2. a painting, drawing, etc. of a person, especially one that looks very like them

subdue:
1. to bring somebody/something under control, especially by using force;
2. to calm or control your feelings.



Tuesday, April 12, 2011

teem & livestock

----- Experience -----
Genesis 1:20
And God said, "Let the water teem with living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the sky."

Genesis 1:24
And God said, "Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: livestock, creatures,that move along the ground, and wild animals, each according to its kind." And it was so.


----- Explanation -----
teem:
of rain to fall heavily
teem with something, be teeming with something:
to be full of people, animals, etc. moving around.

livestock:
animals, such as cows and sheep, and birds, such as chickens, kept on a farm.




Monday, April 11, 2011

Genesis & hover

----- Experience -----
Learning words from website of Herbs Of Gold has been finished. From now on, I am going to read Holly Bible (New International Version) everyday and find two words which I don't know to learn. I'm afraid that it will take a much long time for me to accomplish this work. However, our feet are always getting more and more closer to the end if we have put our feet on the start of the road with keeping moving ahead.

Genesis 1:2
Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.


----- Explanation -----
genesis:
the beginning or origin of something 
Genesis:
the first book of the Bible, which includes the stories of the creation of the world, Noah's Ark, the Tower of Babel, and the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph

hover:
1. of birds,helicopters, etc. to stay in the air in one place.
2. of a person to wait somewhere, especially near somebody, in a shy or uncertain manner
3. to stay close to something, or to stay in an uncertain state 

lactate & depletion



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Date: Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 10:13 PM
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----- Experience -----

Directions

Adults and children over 12 years - Take 3 level scoops (scoop provided) once daily, mixed into water or juice, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Children 4-12 years - Give 1 level scoop once daily, mixed into water or juice, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Indications

  • Zinc Forte + C is a high strength zinc and vitamin C powder supported by essential cofactors including vitamin B6, beta-carotene and magnesium. Zinc Forte + C Powder is available in delicious, natural raspberry flavour.
  • Zinc is an essential trace element that plays important roles in growth and development, the immune response, neurological function, and reproduction. Zinc deficiency is common in adolescents, the elderly, vegetarians, pregnant and lactating women.
  • Zinc may assist in the management of upper respiratory tract infections.
  • Zinc helps to provide relief from the symptoms of colds as well as reduce the severity of colds.
  • Zinc is a powerful antioxidant and free radical scavenger. Zinc's role as an antioxidant is achieved through numerous mechanisms including protecting vitamin E from depletion, acting as an important structural component of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase and reducing free radical production.
  • Vitamin C is antioxidant by scavenging oxygen and nitrogen free radicals, regenerating antioxidant vitamin E and maintaining reduced glutathione.
  • Zinc Forte + C Powder help's to maintain healthy skin. Zinc is required for enzymes and proteins involved in skin renewal. Vitamin C is essential for the formation of collagen and connective tissue which are structural components of the skin. Zinc & C Powder may promote the healing of minor wounds such as cuts, scratches and abrasions.
  • Zinc may help maintain a normal healthy appetite. Zinc helps maintain normal taste sensation.
  • Zinc Forte + C Powder help's to assist in the maintenance of general well-being.

WARNINGS

  • Contains zinc which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts for a long period of time.
  • Not to be used in children under two years of age without medical advice.
  • If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.


----- Explanation -----
lactate:
of a woman or female animal to produce milk from the breasts to feed a baby or young animal
lactose:
a type of sugar found in milk and used in some baby foods

depletion:
Reduction in the number or quantity of something
deplete:
to reduce something by a large amount so that there is not enough left 




Saturday, April 9, 2011

abdominal & fungal

----- Experience -----

Directions

Adults and children over 12 years – Take 5-7.5mL three times daily, diluted in water or juice, before food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
Children under 12 years – Take only as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Indications

  • Yeast-Stat contains European and South American herbs that have traditionally been used to help maintain a healthy digestive system.
  • Yeast-Stat provides symptomatic relief of dyspepsia and digestive disturbances including upper abdominal discomfort and a feeling of fullness.
  • Pau d'arco has a long history of use as a herbal remedy in South America and has traditionally been used as an anti-fungal, for the relief of the symptoms of candida and digestive disturbances.
  • Golden seal has traditionally been used for the relief of the symptoms of dyspepsia and digestive disturbances. 
  • Fennel has traditionally been used for the relief of symptoms of dyspepsia including bloating and flatulence.
  • Echinacea has traditionally been used in herbal medicine for the relief of the symptoms of digestive disturbances.
  • Yeast-Stat helps support immune function.
  • If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare practitioner.


----- Explanation -----
abdominal:
Relating to the abdomen
abdomen:
1. the part of the body below the chest that contains the stomach, bowels, etc.
2. the end part of an insect's body that is attached to its thorax

fungal:
of or caused by fungus 
fungus:
1. any plant without leaves, flowers or green colouring, usually growing on other plants or on decaying matter.Mushrooms and mildew are both fungi.
2. a covering of mould or a similar fungus, for example on a plant or wall

algae & insulin

----- Experience -----

Directions

Adults and children over 12 years - Take 1 tablet daily with food, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Indications

  • Women's Multi contains a comprehensive formula of vitamins, minerals and herbs to help women perform at their peak.
  • The B group vitamins help maintain nervous system health via their involvement in the production of hormones and neurotransmitters. B complex vitamins are water soluble, meaning the body cannot store large amounts. Regular daily intake is required to support general health.
  • Women's Multi contains Spirulina, a nutritious green salt water algae, which contains naturally occurring minerals, amino acids, betacarotene and essential fatty acids.
  • Women's Multi contains antioxidant herbs Silybum marianum and Ginkgo biloba for protection against free radicals. Grape seed extract is also included, it contains the plant flavonoids, oligomeric procyanidins (OPCs), which act as antioxidants and may assist in maintaining healthy blood vessels and capillaries.
  • Women's Multi contains a spectrum of antioxidants including Betacarotene, citrus bioflavonoids, selenium, zinc, copper, Grape seed and vitamins C, E and B2.
  • Women's Multi has been specifically designed for women and contains the female supportive herbs Chaste tree and Dong quai.
  • Women's Multi contains Iodine which supports thyroid health and a healthy metabolism.
  • Women's Multi provides 5mg of iron. Iron is essential for oxygen transport and for energy production. Iron in combination with vitamins B6, B12, folic acid is important for the formation and maintenance of normal healthy blood cells. Folic acid, vitamin B6, 12 and iron also assist in supporting normal mental process and balanced mood.
  • Women's Multi contains Betacarotene which is converted to vitamin A in the body and assists in maintaining healthy reproduction and vision.
  • Women's Multi contains chromium which is important for the maintenance of healthy blood sugar levels. It plays a role as a co-factor in insulin-regulated activities including carbohydrate and sugar metabolism. Physical activity and a diet high in refined sugars can increase chromium requirements.
  • Women's Multi contains nutrients required for the production of energy from food. Iron and the B vitamins 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, folic acid and biotin play important roles in the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
  • Women's Multi contains vitamin C, D, Betacarotene, zinc, iron and selenium to support the health of the immune system.
  • Vitamins E, B6, B12 and folic acid are included in Women's Multi to assist in the maintenance of a healthy cardiovascular system.
  • Vitamin D3 promotes the absorption of calcium and assists in building healthy bones and teeth and maintaining muscle strength.
  • Women's Multi contains nutrients for maintaining healthy skin and assist in the process of skin healing and repair including zinc, vitamin C, D, E, Betacarotene and Grape seed. Contains Silica which is involved in the healthy development and functioning of connective tissues, especially skin.

WARNINGS

  • This product contains selenium which is toxic in high doses. A daily dose of 150 micrograms, for adults, of selenium from dietary supplements should not be exceeded.
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.


----- Explanation -----
algae:
very simple plants with no real leaves, stems or roots that grow in or near water, including seaweed
alga:
A simple nonflowering plant of a large group that includes the seaweeds and many single-celled forms. Algae contain chlorophyll but lack true stems, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue

insulin:
a chemical substance produced in the body that controls the amount of sugar absorbed by the blood; a similar artificial substance given to people whose bodies do not produce enough naturally



Thursday, April 7, 2011

prevalence & exposure

----- Experience -----

Directions

Adults - Take 1 capsule daily, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner. Children under 12 years - Only as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

Indications

  • Vitamin D3 1000 is a high strength vitamin D3 supplement, providing the bioactive form of vitamin D, cholecalciferol, that is formed naturally in the body.
  • Vitamin D3 1000 and has been designed to assist with deficiencies of vitamin D and the maintenance and improvement of general well-being. In Australia and New Zealand, the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency varies, but is acknowledged to be much higher than previously thought in part due to inadequate sun exposure, lifestyle and diet.
  • Aging also decreases the skin's ability to produce vitamin D.
  • Vitamin D3 helps to build and maintain muscle strength, which may help to reduce the risk of falls in the elderly.
  • Vitamin D3 assists in building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth.
  • Vitamin D3 promotes the absorption of calcium, which is important as a diet deficient in calcium can lead to osteoporosis in later life.
  • Vitamin D3 may assist in maintaining healthy skin and a healthy immune system.
  • Vitamin D3 1000 may assist in the maintenance or improvement of general well-being.
  • Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.
----- Explanation -----
prevalence:
The fact or condition of being prevalent; commonness;
prevalent:
that exists or is very common at a particular time or in a particular place 

exposure:
1. the act of showing something that is usually hidde
2. a medical condition caused by being out in very cold weather for too long without protection
3. the fact of being discussed or mentioned on television, in newspapers, etc.
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