the one to whom you gave life In context with that character, it means that you can choose whether or not you're going to accept things about yourself as good or evil qualities. If you love East of Edent it's because "timshel" changed your life. L1-L3=(Life is not easy, tough and cruel.) "Timshel" is the ninth episode of the first season of the American television drama series Hell on Wheels, which aired on January 8, 2012, on AMC. Joseph wants to honor his brother's death by burning his body in a funeral pyre. hold your hand Toole, his head draped in cloth, is still alive, after the bullet Elam fired into his mouth exited out the back of his neck. In the last line, they are saying, "I can demand the darkness to stay within you, but only you can make the choice and remove it altogether.") But you are not alone in this [3], "Hell on Wheels Review: Losing Your Head", "Sunday Cable Ratings: Kardashians Rule, Oprah Drools? The main theme for East of Eden turns on the correct translation of the Hebrew word timshel, translated differently in various versions of the Bible.The word appears in the Cain and Abel story in Genesis, when God discusses sin with Cain. They had rivalry so intense the it drove them to opposite ends of a spectrum of good and evil (at least in the eyes of the reader- and not really with Caleb) but they were always a partnership- loyal to one another. In the episode, Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) and the search party find the Cheyenne who attacked the surveyor's camp and later derailed a train; Elam (Common) and Eva (Robin McLeavy) discuss their future, before getting a strange visitor; and the railroad crew reaches the important 40-mile mark. Bow and arrows and gunfire quickly become a melee. Timshel sets you free. I agree it's about abortion, because when he says "you are the mother of your baby child", and the part about "choices make man great" they both sound like direct references to abortion. "Timshel" is a song on the album Sigh No More by the group Mumford & Sons. Ultimately,"timshel" means that you can be what you want to be- good, evil, different, conformist, optomistic, pessimistic, inventive, strict, enthusiastic. This is the part that gets people One could choose to be good or evil. The two kiss by lantern-light. And you are the mother And whisper, "Lose your sight," /* TFP - lyricinterpretations */ Timshel may also refer to: . His ladder to the stars She is a symbol for evil. i don't get abortion from this. Ed Sheeran thought he wrote the x track "Photograph" on 6th Street in Denver, so he got a tattoo saying 6 ST. A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, The song was directly inspired by John Steinbeck's novel, Marcus Mumford said regarding the book's author to, More songs about reconciliation or forgiveness, Songs in Famous Movie Scenes: '80s Edition. })(); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I've never gotten anything about abortion out of this song. The camp celebrates, including Lily (Dominique McElligott) who orders a brandy with Bohannon at the bar. Meaning man has a choice, you can choose good or evil. The one to whom you gave life The episode title has several meanings – from the Mumford & Sons song of the same name, which was heard in the episode, to the actual Hebrew word translation of man's triumph over sin. It could be about a single mother deciding to keep her child, and the writer expressing that he will be there for her and she is not alone. L12-L13=(Baby child refers to something you have to take care of, maybe there is a problem that needs to be sorted out. But this doesn't have to make them jaded or lose hope. (Death is immenent. These lyrics fit perfectly with what I am going through. The song plays during the episode's opening battle. Timshel sets you free. And you are not alone in this The song is telling him that it will be rough--but he will still be who he is (e.g. L18-L22=(Luckily there are people for you that can help you and give you guidance with these choices) In saying, "you are the mother," M&S is pointing out the inate depravity and evil that lies within all of us.) The song plays during the episode's opening battle. (In the book, Kathy/a lot of other names is the mother of the twins Aron and Caleb. But it will not steal your substance This song is beautifully written and is a great description of the power in the word that is it's title. The reverend pleads for Griggs's forgiveness of Joseph, but Griggs insists that Joseph be killed. I think maybe the reason people connect the song with abortion is because of the "pro choice" slogan and it's broad use in today's society. Elton John's #1 hit "Island Girl" is about a prostitute. As Griggs turns to leave, the reverend removes the soldier's sword and chops off his head. the mother of your baby child A person suffering through it, but in the end that person is not alone because he has a group of people who are going through the same exact thing as him, as well as a group of people who love that person. I think that the father was not in the picture to raise this baby and she feels like things cannot get any worse Basically it's a song to let you know that you are not alone no matter how bad the situtation may be or how bad you may feel. L7-L11=(In this tough and cruel life, where the water is so cold, we will be there for you and you are not alone) (The world is a cold place and it increases your tendency to be cold along with it.) As brothers we will stand and hold your hand I think this about a mother who for some reason didn't feel like she could raise a child, maybe she was too young,had an addiction or even a mental illness. Bohannon affirms his suspicions that his boxing match had been fixed and is offered a bounty of $100 by Sean McGinnes (Ben Esler) to kill the Swede. I don't know how they got away with that. it freezes your already cold heart (I think that this is an allusion to the brotherly bonds in the book. Thomas C. Durant (Colm Meaney) then enlists Elam to do things "off the books.". "Timshel" doesn't just mean "thou mayest." The beautiful part is the allusion to the scripture that says, "faith the size of a mustard seed can move mountains." Call me crazy... but I think this song is actually about abortion. Here's my breakdown: But, at the same time, death's immenance creates a purpose for your life and provides a motive for personal substance.) L23-L25=(Line 23 + 24 says I will help you and in line 25 it says but I can`t do everything for you.) The McGinnes Brother's theater is back in business with newly acquired pornographic slides. What is the true meaning of this passage? (I will tell the night, the darkness, the evil to "lose your sight." In the song Roll Away Your Stone by Mumford and Sons, he says, "You told me that I would find a hole within this fragile substance of my soul." His ladder to the stars Ultimately,"timshel" means that you can be what you want to be- good, evil, different, conformist, optomistic, pessimistic, inventive, strict, enthusiastic. I lost my little angel at 4 months. This is a call of the brother to the evil in his brother to go unseen. Bohannon instead rallies the bar to hit their 40-mile mark, which they accomplish triumphantly the following day. I wondered if this song was about addiction...they're brother maybe? However, the author of the song has faith in this girl for whatever reason and wants her to see past her own problems and make a life for this new baby. But I can't move the mountains for you (a) God promises Cain that he will conquer sin ("thou shalt rule over him")? Timshel (company), a company associated with the Hillary Clinton 2016 presidential campaign "Timshel", a song by Mumford & Sons from Sigh No More "Timshel", a comic by Lark Pien; People with the given name. Translation: the event that the subjects are facing is something seemingly incomprehensible to them (whatever they may be).