The Presidents Code – President Pro Tempore William Bingham
William Bingham was appointed to the office of President Pro Tempore in February of 1797 and remained in that seat until the last day of Washington’s Presidency. His name meaning is speaking of God’s charge to Adam to keep and dress the Garden.
William comes from the Germanic name ‘Willahelm’ which is a combination of the words ‘wil’ meaning desire or will and ‘helm’ meaning helmet or protection.
Bingham comes from the Old Norse word ‘bingr’ which means a stall or manger and the Old English word ‘ham’ which means a settlement or village.
Combining these names together brings forth a perfect picture of Adam’s role in the Garden. To ‘dress’ and to ‘keep’ this paradisaical land.
Genesis 2:15 And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
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