Darash: Relationship to God
Dalet~Resh Shin spells darash verb meaning inquire, require (of G-d), of heathen gods, seek deity in prayer and worship, frequent place,practice,study, follow, (blood required)
Psalms 119:2 – “Blessed are they that keep His testimonies,and that seek (darash verb) Him with the whole heart.”
Psalms 119:45 – “And I will walk at liberty: for I seek (darash) Thy precepts.”
Psalm 119:155 – “Salvation is far from the wicked: for they seek (darash) not Your statues.”
1 Chronicles 28:9 – “And you, Solomon my son, know the G-d of thy father and serve Him with a ” perfect” heart and a “willing” mind – For Hashem searches (darash) all hearts and understands all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek (darash) Him, He will be found of thee; but if thou forsake Him, He will cast thee off “forever”.
Do those that darash have a uniquely close kinship,friendship with G-d?
Are those that darash the righteous remnant of G-d?
Is G-d forsaken by all who choose not to darash?
The majority of people in this world desire not to know Hashem and His ways. So, are they “cast off ” forever?
Shin~Resh~Yud~Dalet spells “sarid” – meaning survivor, remnant left alive; darash is spelled Dalet~Resh~Shin and is knitted within sarid. Does this conclude that all who darash are survivors, left alive?