[( S)FK → FX]
For the first element of CRUCIFIX, see
CROSS. The SUFFIXis from Latin figere (to
fasten, fix). ספח $aFaK[H] is to join or attach.
This term is translated "cleave" in Isaiah14:1,
where the friendship of Christians and others is prophesied to be a FIXTURE
of the repentant, revived Israel:
"But the Lord will pardon Jacob, and will again
choose Israel, and will settle them on their own soil. And strangers shall join
them and shall cleave to the House of Jacob."
דבק DaBHaQ is to attach, glue or join
Genesis 2:24. קבך
QoBHaGH is to fix or
drive in, the verb for fastening nails (confirmed in Aramaic-Syriac).
The Torah observant Jew nails a parchment to his doorpost
with thids verb. This ב-ע Bhet-Ayin form of our bilabial-guttural two-letter root makes
painfully clear what the FIX of CRUCIFIXION refers to. Bilabial-guttural-guttural antonyms
(driving apart, instead of pinning together) include בקע BoQ[A] h (to cleave, split -- Genesis 22:3)) and פקע PaQ[A]h (to split see PICK).
insert, stick in) is a BH-KH reversal of the same meaning element.
IE root for FIX is dhigw (to stick, fix see Hebrew word above.)
Other derivatives of Latin figere include AFFIX, ANTEFIX, CRUCIFY,
FIBULA, FICHU, FIXATE, FIXITY, INFIX, MICROFICHE, PREFIX and TRANSFIX.
Latin figere (to fasten) is Latin pangere (to fasten). Pangere
is a nasalized (extra N) PG term, which is traced by the AHD to the Indo-European root pag
or pak (to fasten). Another derivative of this root is Old English fegan
(to fit closely). The FG and PG words in this entry require a Hebrew PeY or
PHeY to bridge the P and PH(F) sounds.
of Het-Bhet, the two-letter root of fastening, is also worth comparing to the
IE root pak (to fasten).
K[H]eBH eDT means fastening, buckle; K[H]eBHeL
means a rope or region; K[H]aBHaQ means to embrace, clasp; K[H]eBHeQ
means saddle belt, garter; K[H]aBHaR means to unite, be joined; K[H]aBHaSH
means to bind; K[H]eBHeT means a sandal strap.
derivatives of Indo-European pag or pak are APPEASE, COMPACT, FANG,
IMPINGE, PACE, PACIFIC, PACIFY, PAGAN, PAGE, PAGEANT, PAY, PEACE, PEASANT,
PECTIN, POLE, TRAVEL and VANG.
alternative road to peace, see PEACE.
Isaiah 14:1 כי ירחם יהוה את־יעקב ובחר עוד בישׂראל והניחם על־אדמתם ונלוה הגר עליהם ונספחו על־בית יעקב׃
For the LORD will have compassion on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land; and the stranger shall join himself with them, and they shall cleave to the house of Jacob.