God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God.
The fifteenth letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
In Hebrew, the letter “samech ם” has a letter sound of “S” and an ancient word picture of a prop or something supporting or assisting.
For example, the Hebrew word for book is se-fer, םפר. The samech is the first letter with a sound of “S” and a word picture of a support or prop, followed by the letter Pey פ (without a dagesh) which is a soft “F” sound and a word picture of a mouth, opening, entrance or even a command. The third letter is a resh ר with the sound of an “R” and a word picture of a head or a person. When put together the ancient word picture for book “se-fer םפר” is a book supports the mouth of a person. In other words, reading books brings wisdom to speak to others.
The Hebrew word for grandfather is sav םפ. The word picture is samech with the sound of “S” and an ancient word picture of a prop or support followed by the second letter bet ב (without the dagesh) and a soft sound of a the letter “V.” When put together the samach and the bet have an ancient word picture of a support within the house, a support for the family, a grandfather. See alphabet bet ב for the word picture for father.