I understand that the word Amen is Hebrew for "Truly so" or "Very true." It's a word of agreement, or of support. Some outsiders say that by saying Amen we are praising the Egyptian God Amen-Ra, and since this is in the Bible, it makes the Bible invalid. The authors do not know what God they are praising. I have looked into Amen-Ra but can find nothing that throws light on this. -- John Rickling

This is wild! Amen is a Hebrew word, and its sounding like "Amun" (the Egyptian god whose symbol is the ram, and who later, with Ra, was worshiped as the sun-god) is purely coincidental.

One might as well forbid use of the word Hallelujah because it sort of sounds like "Halloween"!

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