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Use in the Old Testament
In the Old Testament it appears as a respose to the statement of someone else, sometimes in a worship setting.
Use in the New Testament
The first Greek speaking Christians kept this Hebrew word as a response to prayer.
Jesus used "Amen" as an opening affirmation of truth: "Amen I say to you..." (Matthew 5:18)
The Koine Greek word for "Amen" is simpy the transliteration Αμεν.