Hymn Vocabulary #4
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    “Hymn Vocabulary #4,” New Era, Sept. 2009, 36

    Hymn Vocabulary #4

    Do you know the meaning of that hymn you just sang? Choose the correct definition for each of the following words that can be found in one or more of our hymns.

    1. Repose (Hymns, no. 159, and eight others)

      1. To strike or hit

      2. Construct

      3. Rest or sleep

      4. A meal

    2. Affable (Hymns, no. 307)

      1. Angry or mean

      2. Friendly or good natured

      3. A reddish hue

      4. Humorous or funny

    3. Fetters (Hymns, nos. 17, 4)

      1. A restraint, such as chains or manacles

      2. Shrubs or bushes

      3. A person who steals

      4. A person who prays

    4. Transcendent (Hymns, no. 14)

      1. Sweet smelling

      2. Floating or flying

      3. Immovable

      4. Exceptional or above the ordinary

    5. Cloven (Hymns, no. 207)

      1. Having four feet

      2. Beaten or mixed together

      3. Split or divided in two

      4. Flattened

    Answers:

    • A3, B2, C1, D4, E3

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