Prosper is a word you hear frequently mentioned in sermons, books and other teachings.
In order to properly understand why God wants you to prosper. . .it's important to first gain a scriptural insight on what the word actually means as defined in the Bible.
According to Strong’s Concordance there are three primary Hebrew words used for prosper in the Old Testament.
- H6743 is used 49 times and it is translated as:
“to advance, prosper, make progress, succeed, be profitable, to make prosperous”
2 Chronicles 26:5 says:
“And he sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God: and as long as he sought the LORD, God made him to prosper.”
- H7919 is used 8 times and it is translated as: