And that the dream was doubled to Pharaoh twice, it is because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass. Gen 41:32
The primitive root
Strong’s H3559 כון kuwn, a primitive root meaning, “to be established.” The ancient pictographs are kaph + vav + nun.
kaph כ, ך = the open palm, thus bend, open, allow, tame
vav ו = the tent peg, thus add, secure, hook
nun נ, ן = the seed, thus continue, heir, son
The story being told is of the opening (kaph) of the seed (nun); i.e., the going down of the root, which secures (vav) or establishes the plant — it is the thing which allows it to stand upright. That the vav, meaning security, is at the heart of the word, provides a further picture of that which firmly establishes coming from the core, or heart.
This verb is often translated “to prepare” in our English Bibles, as in the illustrated verse. According to Webster’s, “to prepare” is to make ready beforehand; to put in a proper state of mind. We can see the connection to the root, because no one becomes firmly established by happenstance or accident.
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