The formation of the Ancient Grand Lodge brought together lodges and Masons who, believing themselves to be part of an older, original Masonic tradition, had chosen not to ally themselves with the previously formed Moderns Grand Lodge of The title Ahiman Rezon has been often said to be of the Hebrew language and variously mean "to help a brother", "will of selected brethren", "The secrets of prepared brethren", "Royal Builders" and "Brother Secretary". Upon more inspection however the words Ahiman and Rezon are two Biblical figures. Rezon,  a fallen prince, eventually came to lead a group of Marauders to seize Syria where he became king and was constantly entangled in feuds against King Solomon.
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Ahiman Rezon, First Edition
Get Today in Masonic History into your Inbox. Sign up today for one of our email lists! The Ahiman Rezon was published in The title is believed to come from Hebrew. There have been a variety of translations made available for the title. The most common is on the original publication in it's full title which is Ahiman Rezon: or a Help to a Brother.
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