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The word Amen (Hebrew name) is a declaration of affirmation found in the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. It has always been in use within Judaism.

"And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king and said, "Amen! The LORD God of my lord the king say so too" (1 Kings 1:36).

"Blessed be the Lord God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting, and let all the people say, "Amen". Praise ye the Lord!" (Psalm 106:48).

It has been generally adopted in Christian worship as a concluding formula for prayers and hymns. Common English translations of the word amen include: "Verily", "Truly", "So be it", and "Let it be".

Colloquially, it can also mean "I agree" or "Well said".