Tuesday, December 21, 2010

December 15

2 Chronicles 17:14
This was their muster according to their fathers' households: of Judah, commanders of thousands, Adnah was the commander, and with him 300,000 valiant warriors;

I had never heard the word muster before my son went into the Navy. After that I would be talking to him and he say, gotta go, have to muster. So he explained - take roll, give account for. So now when you read this verse you will know what muster is. They were giving account. It even neater to me to see that this verse is talking about warriors, so now I need to dig deeper and see if they just applies to a term used only for those in the military...
as found on Dictionary.com...

mus·ter   /ˈmʌstər/ Show Spelled

–verb (used with object)
1. to assemble (troops, a ship's crew, etc.), as for battle, display, inspection, orders, or discharge.
2. to gather, summon, rouse (often fol. by up ): He mustered all his courage.
–verb (used without object)
3. to assemble for inspection, service, etc., as troops or forces.
4. to come together; collect; assemble; gather.

5. an assembling of troops or persons for formal inspection or other purposes.
6. an assemblage or collection.
7. the act of mustering.
8. Also called muster roll . (formerly) a list of the persons enrolled in a military or naval unit.

—Verb phrases
9. muster in, to enlist into service in the armed forces.
10. muster out, to discharge from service in the armed forces: He will be mustered out of the army in only two more months

Very neat to see a term that given in the Bible used for the terms of today. Awesome seeing the Bible in everyday life!

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