The Universal Law of Hebrew: Yud

The Law of Yud

Yud in ancient Hebrew is a picture of an arm with a hand.

The meaning of Yud has to do with the work that the hand does—like making things, creating things, shaping or forming things, etc.

Yud is the 10th letter of the Hebrew aleph-bet. After the 10th letter of the aleph-bet, the number system changes to multiple of ten. For example, the 11th letter in the Greco-Roman system would not be 11, instead it changes to the number 20. The 12th letter is the number 30, the 13th is 40, up until the 20th letter which would be 100. Then, it changes to multiples of 100.

I shared this additional information because it gives some reason to why the commandments stop at the letter Yud and doesn’t continue to the next letter.

All of the letters are commands and are equally powerful. In maturity, the number 10 signifies coming to a certain stage of life or the foundation of life is set—from there life grows rapidly. The 22 number system reflects the three main stages of life (modern view example) young age, middle age, and old age.

The tenth commandment is, “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house.”

What does Yud, an arm and hand have to do with coveting? Who is your neighbor?

The first person neighbor comes from when Yah divided Adam. Adam’s wife is considered his neighbor. If Adam would have remained whole he would not have a neighbor. This is indicative of marriage.

Simple form of the meaning of covet is, to greatly desire or wish to have, i.e. jealousy.

The simple form is a little lacking.

As the hand is used to shape clay into a vessel, it gives a picture of the use of Yud in the 10th commandment. It is YAH’s hands that are the potter. As clay is dependent on the potter, it is subject to whatever the potter does—it has no choice as to its outcome. After the potter is done and the clay has been shaped into what it is meant to be, it must be satisfied as to what it is. The clay cannot change itself. Whatever seemingly imperfections are forever a part of its character. If clay were to be able to see another shaped vessel and compare itself, it would be covetous.

If a man considers his neighbor’s house and he sees himself superior or inferior he covets his neighbor’s house. For example, if a man feels that the responsibility of being the bread winner for his home versus the responsibility given to the wife is an advantage or disadvantage, he is covetous.

Competing in the relationship = coveting

All of the examples of covetousness are a result of dissatisfaction in what the Yud/hand had created.

The way in which Adam’s neighbor Eve ate of the fruit and then gave to Adam to eat is the picture of covetousness, and both of them showed covetousness—Eve first, Adam second.

If the husband or the wife is not satisfied with what the Yud/strong hand of Yah/God has created, they will be destructive to each other which leads to defrauding.

1st Corinthians 7:5

Take time to read the first part.

Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.

The fruit of covetousness in a relationship is to defraud one another.
The fruit of when someone values what YAH has formed in them is intimacy!

73 YOD. Thy hands have made me and fashioned me: give me understanding, that I may learn thy commandments.
74 They that fear thee will be glad when they see me; because I have hoped in thy word.
75 I know, O LORD, that thy judgments are right, and that thou in faithfulness hast afflicted me.
76 Let, I pray thee, thy merciful kindness be for my comfort, according to thy word unto thy servant.
77 Let thy tender mercies come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight.
78 Let the proud be ashamed; for they dealt perversely with me without a cause: but I will meditate in thy precepts.
79 Let those that fear thee turn unto me, and those that have known thy testimonies.
80 Let my heart be sound in thy statutes; that I be not ashamed.

Psalm 119:73-80

These verses show how one sees themselves as the Yud has formed them to be.

The first verse is reflecting that the vessel is formed and now ready for the harding process. Understanding is covered in the next ten letters, starting with Yud.

Yud’s numerical value is 10. From the 10th letter of the Hebrew aleph-bet to the 20th letter of the Hebrew aleph-bet, they are in multiples of 10. So, it would go from 10 to 100.

Written by: Tracy Anderson

Author: Darveiye

One of the most foolish yet sensible things a human can do is to believe that YHWH is real. Follow my blog: @sensiblefool

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