The Presidents Code – Speaker of the House Nathaniel Macon
As the Democratic-Republicans took the majority of the House of Representatives in the 1800 election, Nathaniel Macon took the office of Speaker of the House. Macon was opposed to the Constitution and fought to make sure the national government would remain small. This was a major tenet of Democratic-Republican belief. His name meaning is speaking of Adam allowing the gift of God to be broken into by the serpent which is played out in his name as the serpent is the adversary of the Word of God who led Adam astray by bringing forth doubt to His Word.
Nathaniel comes from the Hebrew word נְתַנְאֵל ‘Netanel’ meaning God has given or gift of God. This points to Adam and the gift of the Garden of Eden.
Macon is of Medieval French origin, ‘masson’ speaking of a skilled craftsman, particularly a stone mason.
There are multiple words in Hebrew for a ‘mason.’ The first is גדר ‘gadar’ which has the meaning of an enclosure or a wall around a city. This is related to the Hebrew meaning of a garden as gardens in ancient times were enclosed by walls for protection. The English word garden actually traces back to this Hebrew word גדר ‘gadar.’
The second word for mason in Hebrew is חרש ‘charash’ which is speaking of a craftsman that ‘scratches’ or ‘engraves’ or a farmer who ‘plows.’ This word also has the meaning of making a plan in the mind, which is done in secret (Joshua 2:1) without being heard. This word is used in reference to evil plots in Scripture.
Proverbs 12:20 Deceit is in the heart of those who plot (חרש ‘charash’) evil, but to counselors of peace is joy.
1Samuel 23:9 And David knew that Saul secretly (חרש) practised mischief against him; and he said to Abiathar the priest, Bring hither the ephod.
This word is also translated as ‘deaf’ as seen in Micah 7:16 and Psalm 58:4. It is interesting that these Scriptures associate this word with the ‘deaf adder.’ This displays yet another connection to the conflict between Adam and the serpent. The ‘deaf adder’ broke through the ‘wall/enclosure’ with a mischievous plan, and led man astray.
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