Rabbi Tovia Singer Explains Why ‘Rachem’ in Hebrew Means Both ‘Mercy’ and ‘Womb’? What is Mercy?
As it turns out, the Hebrew word ‘Rachem,” in its root, means both a mother’s womb and mercy. This is the case in Arabic as well. Moreover, this root word is the name of God and the Torah. What is the connection between a womb and mercy, and what exactly do we mean when we ask God for His Mercy. Rabbi Tovia Singer’s answer to a caller’s question will surprise you.