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by Elder Gideon
Mon Apr 06, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Zohar: The Book of Splendor
Topic: Sacred Priesthood on Earth & in Heaven
Replies: 5
Views: 119

One Altar Through All Time

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Many praise and thanks for this timely discussion on the sacred priesthood. Anytime I share this with newcomers to our community, there’s often an astonishment both for how bold your claim is and how empowering and even liberating it is for any who ever felt inferior to an orda...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Called by the Name of Yahweh (Isaiah 43:7)
Replies: 2
Views: 120

The Indwelling Name

Shalom Tau Malachi:
 
Many thanks for any and every teaching of our true Name—who we are as we are in the One. I cannot hear this enough, as it is as near as the breath and the Presence of Awareness animating us moment to moment. Praise God! Our full rebirth from above, within, is in this passing aw...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Spiritual Experiences, Poetry, Prayers & Inspiration
Topic: Vision of the Woman of Light & Radiant Golgotha
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Lamb of God

To my family in God! Shalom Above and Shalom Below of the Risen Savior appearing to us in our inmost room! Then the Lord said to Moses, Why do you cry out to me? Tell the Israelites to go forward (Exodus 14:15). We are most blessed to know of and run and and return in the Continuum. Amid all of the ...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: The Great Shema
Replies: 1
Views: 133

The Great Shema

Equinox Eve Shalom, Tau Malachi:

In my meditations from the Order of St Michael, a practice called Union with the Cross has developed into an insight that asks for your guidance. I’m perceiving Adonai Yeshua’s act on the cross and in the resurrection as a Great Shema. It seems to obvious to me now....
by Elder Gideon
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Chants and Vibration audio file?
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Streaming Soon!

Shalom Jeff:

Yes, some years ago Tau Malachi recorded a cycle of chants of the Divine Names of the Tree of Life. We are exploring platforms to make this available for streaming services. Please stay tuned and in touch. We hope to make this available within the season.

Elder Gideon
by Elder Gideon
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Awesome
Replies: 7
Views: 653

Visitor's Center

Shalom, Peter: I'm so glad to have met you. Since your recent response, we've expanded a visitor's center for people meeting us to familiarize themselves with essential articles and links. Please consider this link to expose yourself to the larger teachings of our lineage. This same visitor center a...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: To Give is to Live
Replies: 6
Views: 333

Giving Before Being Asked to Give

Shabbat Shalom, Beloved Tau: It has been said by masters of the tradition that there is a good deed, an act of charity, self-offering, loving-kindness, that is so great the Holy One will not ask it of us, but rather that we must recognize it and chose to give it on our own; but then that is why it i...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Mar 07, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: To Give is to Live
Replies: 6
Views: 333

To Give is to Live

Full Moon Shalom, Tau Malachi: 
 I rejoice today in a word from the Holy Spirit. I’ve long desired to understanding the greater meaning of giving as the vehicle of revelation. There is something so rich and mysterious about the influx of greater illumination that comes specifically through the desir...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: I Am He (John 8:24 & 28)
Replies: 2
Views: 216

I Am Here

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi:

 Many thanks and praise to the Holy One for your hearing and drawing out this beautiful, Christian Kabbalah of the Perfect Master, Adonai Yeshua. As we discussed this and searched further for instances where Yeshua says I am he , I was astonished to find another I Am st...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Cross: Who We Are In Ourselves?
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Cross of Flesh

Shalom, Brother Brandon: You heard that I suffered, yet did I not suffer; that I suffered not, yet did I suffer; that I was pierced, yet I was not smitten; hanged, and I was not hanged; that blood flowed from me, and it flowed not; and, in a word, what they say of me, that befell me not, but what th...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Mystery of Yahweh pronounced as Elohim
Replies: 4
Views: 475

Vehayah

New Moon Shalom, Tau Malachi: When this supernal realization flashes forth in a living spirit or soul, in that very instant Elohim is manifest as Yahweh, and Eheieh as Asher Eheieh; and therefore as Malkut may be called Yahweh, so also Eheieh. This was certainly true in the appearance of Yeshua Mess...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hope from One Place
Replies: 7
Views: 482

Created and Recreated

Full Moon Shalom, Tau Malachi: The baptism of water without the spirit is like a body without a soul, having no life and light in it, but then the baptism of the Spirit without the water is like a soul without a body, not actualized and realized - embodied. The baptism of water and the Spirit comple...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Feb 01, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Hope from One Place
Replies: 7
Views: 482

Hope from One Place

Feast Day Shalom, Tau Malachi! Since last Shabbat, I’ve been drawn to a mystery of Yohanan the Baptist, who innovated the ceremony of mikvah—water purification—by essentializing it into a ceremony of spiritual conversion and repentance. In so doing this for thousands of souls, he was purifying the b...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Ascending & Dwelling on the hill of the Lord
Replies: 10
Views: 736

One Palace

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi:

 These mysteries of Messiah as the inmost station are exhilarating. More and more, I’m hearing and internalizing that the covenant of Grace demands the remembrance of our oneness with Messiah: Apart me from me you can do nothing (John 15:5). Remember, as we enter into c...
by Elder Gideon
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Or (Light) and Raz (Mystery) = 207
Replies: 7
Views: 650

Re: Or (Light) and Raz (Mystery) = 207

Shalom Tau Malachi: Praise the Eternal One, the Infinite Light! I'm hearing in your words one of my favorite verses from Thomas so differently now: I am the light that is over all things. I am all: from me all came forth, and to me all attained. Split a piece of wood; I am there. Lift up the stone, ...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Ascending & Dwelling on the hill of the Lord
Replies: 10
Views: 736

Abide

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi:
 Following on Sister Kat’s question of standing and abiding, I’m just now connecting with more of the nuance moving behind her question and your response. I’m relating this with the Gospel of John, which is very unique among all gospels for its insistence on abiding, par...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Holy Child of the Divine Mother
Replies: 2
Views: 805

Mother People

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Look, O daughters of Zion,
    at the King [to whom peace belongs],
 at the crown with which his mother crowned him (Song of Songs 3:11) Understand, the Divine Mother loves Herself, Her Holy Child, in all, and She will give birth to Her Holy Child in all, each in due season, an...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Or (Light) and Raz (Mystery) = 207
Replies: 7
Views: 650

Do Not Rouse Love

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Essentially, through ‘skin’ this Holy Light is realized, and understanding this we may consider the first utterance of creation, ‘Let there be light’ as a commandment. In this, perhaps, we may recall the ‘Beatitude’ corresponding with Keter that was spoken by Adonai Yeshua, ‘Yo...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Ascending & Dwelling on the hill of the Lord
Replies: 10
Views: 736

Behind the Curtain

Head of the Year Shalom, Tau Malachi! Any opportunity to see stations and states in scripture, such as this which you’ve elucidated, surprises and delights. Here, you’ve given such concrete examples of ascending, entering, and abiding with, in, and as the Divine Presence. Applying what you’ve taught...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Fulfillment of the Mother-Bride
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Fulfillment of the Mother-Bride

Yahweh Shalom!   וַיְכֻלּוּ הַשָּׁמַיִם וְהָאָרֶץ וְכָל־צְבָאָֽם Thus the heavens and the earth were finished—yukhlu—and all their hosts—tzba’am (Genesis 2:1). There is something so simple and wonderful I’ve over-read in this verse many times. It’s a seal upon the first chapter of Genesis, yes, and ...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Greetings from France
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Welcome!

Shalom Brother! Thank you for introducing yourself. Our forum here is the largest of its kind in all of the web. It's an archive of our oral tradition of Christian Kabbalah that Tau Malachi has been building for over fifteen years. We pray it is of benefit to you in your search for a deeper, more in...
by Elder Gideon
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Ruach Elohim, Ruach Yahweh: Exterior & Interior Holy Spirit
Replies: 7
Views: 682

Clothed in the Spirit of Yahweh

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 I praise El Elyon for opening this mystery of the Interior and Exterior Holy Shekinah, Holy Spirit. We are heirs of a treasure in these teachings that many after us will continue to glean. I’ve pursued Wisdom throughout the Jewish Bible, their Wisdom Literature, and finally see...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Pregnancy of the Holy Shekinah
Replies: 15
Views: 4848

Black Path of the Mother's Womb

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Consuming the bread and wine, on one level we are like the womb within which conception occurs, the conception of the Messiah, the Sun of God - the Human One of Light in us Praise the Spirit of God for such an essence you’ve taught! In such simple terms, you have summed many of...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Anointing with the Holy Spirit (Acts 10:47)
Replies: 2
Views: 409

All Flesh

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi! Clearly, it isn’t the outward circumstances or state that brings about these movements of the Spirit of God, but rather it is something inward in the heart, mind and soul, a moment of openness, spaciousness, connectedness, that generates the conditions necessary for a gr...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Hello Forum
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Searching

Shalom Michael: Thank you for sharing something of your experience and the context of meeting us. It sounds and feels very rich. The land indeed speaks with myriad beings-forces. When pray for the people and the land, it is not only human people we hold in our heart, but animals, environments, and s...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Spiritual Truth or Predestination (Act 13:48, Thomas 23)
Replies: 2
Views: 354

Destined to Choose

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi:
 It is, in effect, ‘predestined’ from their spiritual evolution and awakening in previous lives; hence auspicious conditions being generated in their present incarnation making this possible for them. It is also true that in any given generation there are many who are no...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Spirit of Yeshua (Acts 16:7)
Replies: 3
Views: 469

Ask in My Name

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Praise God for your drawing out this rare equation in scripture of Yeshua with the Holy Spirit—the Spirit of Yeshua. As we know, the power of all revealed Names of God is in the Blessed Name of Yeshua, and here in this passing comment in the Book of Acts the power of the Blesse...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: In Paradise with the Lord (Luke 23:43)
Replies: 2
Views: 533

Today

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi: Many, many thanks for elaborating on this intensely moving verse from Luke. There are so many mysteries intersecting in this moment. I’m particularly fascinated by the mystery of judgment or release in the moment of death. With the criminals on either side of Yeshua are ...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Whole Message About This Life (Acts 5:20)
Replies: 2
Views: 457

This World

Shalom Tau Malachi:
 the Gospel is not meant to be a looking towards the kingdom of heaven in the afterlife, but rather a labor for the manifestation of the kingdom of heaven in this life, the embodiment of the kingdom of heaven - the Messiah and Holy Spirit. Many thanks, Tau, for finding and discus...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Testimony of Yeshua (Revelation 19:10)
Replies: 6
Views: 952

Messiah Continuum

Shalom Tau Malachi: Now, if indeed souls hold the testimony of Yeshua, and the Messiah and Holy Spirit indwell them, so as God wills they are a vehicle of the Anointing - Light Transmission, and if and when there is a movement of Light Transmission between them and another soul that movement was pre...
by Elder Gideon
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Celebration of the Feast of Bread and Wine
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Reintegration

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi: Give us this day our daily bread.  And forgive us our debts,  as we also have forgiven our debtors (Matthew 6:11-13). Indeed, if and when initiates gather in ‘worthiness,’ holding the testimony of Yeshua, which is the spirit of prophecy, and they are of one heart and min...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Welcome, Introductions & General Questions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 884

Re: Hello

Shalom Ally and Welcome! We appreciate your introducing yourself here! Our community is very focused on Christian Kabbalah and its many, many images, metaphors, and symbols which can only point to what must be perceived directly for oneself. This image of a blue rose is compelling. We're very carefu...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Interior Offerings & Charity (Luke 11:41)
Replies: 8
Views: 963

Great Natural Perfection

Shalom Tau Malachi: Praise God for Wisdom! You’ve found and drawn out of a passage I’ve overlooked for years such a tremendous teaching of actualization. Religion in twoness gives what it does not possess. Yeshua critiques this sharply throughout the Sermon on the Mount: Beware of practicing your pi...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Testimony of Yeshua (Revelation 19:10)
Replies: 6
Views: 952

Until the End

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Many thanks of gratitude for recording this message you spoke in community on Shabbat. Now, speaking of the spirit of prophecy there is much to be said, for the higher, inner grades, of prophecy and revelation are far more than just foreknowledge of future events or events tran...
by Elder Gideon
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Gospel of St. Philip
Topic: The Light of All (Gospel of Phillip, Verse 104)
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

Life and Light Beyond Contempt

Thank you for this commentary on this verse, Tau. It touches something of the contempt I felt as a young man at odds with the religion built around their historical Jesus. Only when the Cosmic Christ opened my heart could I disaggregate the truth from my contempt with Christian religion. In fact, th...
by Elder Gideon
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Holy Partzuf Above & Below
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Supernal Saviors

Shalom Tau Malachi: Many thanks for elaborating on this mystery of where and how the Supernal Saviors are derived, from sefirot and their interiors in the partzufim. The twelve sons of Jacob, the twelve Maccabees, and the twelve main disciples are a grand contemplation of the generation of vessels a...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Holy Partzuf Above & Below
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Twelve Powers

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Your words on partzuf below are vital and revealing. I praise God for the directness of this teaching, such as when you said last Shabbat: What if I were to say to you that each of you in your inmost being is holy partzuf? What if I were to say to you that the divine self, that...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Holy Partzuf Above & Below
Replies: 7
Views: 1253

Parzuf Below of the Holy Soul

Shalom Tau Malachi: I’m simply astonished by this message. It’s as though everything you’ve ever taught about partzufim below is consolidated in such an essential way that I can hear more clearly how this mystery indwells my own divine nature: Now, also understand that the reality of Holy Partzuf is...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: 72 Names of God: Gevurot & Hasidim
Topic: The Twenty-Seventh Names
Replies: 4
Views: 4527

Yod-Resh-Tav

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi! Blessings of the Most High be with you, Tzaddik of our anointed community! A shoot shall come out from the stock of Jesse,    and a branch shall grow out of his roots.  The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him,    the spirit of wisdom and understanding,    the spirit of ...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Command of the Father (John 10:17-18)
Replies: 14
Views: 2533

Building a Vehicle

Shabbat Shalom, Tau Malachi:

 Many thanks and praise to the Most High for opening such detail regarding the interiors of commandments—the holy partzufim. Every pass at this mystery adds a bit more understanding to how everything connects through the surface glyph of ten sefirot: Beneath this are te...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Wisdom of the Psalms
Topic: Passing Away, No Passing Away (Psalm 139:17-18)
Replies: 4
Views: 1040

Upgrading

Shalom Tau Malachi: 

I continue to marvel at the truth I’ve passed over countless times, truth you found between the lines of this verse from Psalm 139: I come to the end - I am still with you . I’m now seeing its relationship in many other points of scripture that make new sense of how to hear thi...
by Elder Gideon
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Healing Cross (Matthew 8:17)
Replies: 4
Views: 992

Burden That Is Light.

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 Many thanks of praise to the One for revealing this essential mystery of the healing role of the Cross! Nuances like these remind me of how many deep and intricate layers are hidden in plain, canonical sight. As I read and contemplated the healing work of taking upon oneself th...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Divine Feminine
Topic: The Conception & Birth of Messiah (Matthew 1:18)
Replies: 4
Views: 3637

Dew From the Womb of the Morning

Shalom Tau Malachi: What was conceived in the holy heart-womb of Mother Miriam came to fruition, maturation, in the upper room at Pentecost, and she had a ‘vision,’ a knowledge and understanding of the coming of the Messiah, the Holy Gospel, that no other shared, being present at the very outset wit...
by Elder Gideon
Tue Jun 25, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Living Waters of the Heart (John 7:37-38)
Replies: 14
Views: 2354

From the Believer's Heart

Shalom Tau Malachi: You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is so high that I cannot attain it (Psalm 139:5-6). I continually praise God for the clarity and integration of this most simple and direct revelation of the space of our heart...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Christian Kabbalah
Topic: Tikkunah
Replies: 1
Views: 689

Tikkunah

Solstice Eve Shalom! When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in one place. (Acts 2:1) As we’re preparing our hearts and minds for the Feast of the Ascension and Pentecost, I’m enjoying a contemplation that expands my former understanding of the Hebrew work tikkune . “Mending, repa...
by Elder Gideon
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Living Waters of the Heart (John 7:37-38)
Replies: 14
Views: 2354

Bathing in Living Waters

Shalom Tau Malachi and Elder Sister Sarah: 

I praise the Sovereign for these revelations of the heart of the believer as the vacated space receiving the emanation of its true self—Godself. So much here mirrors practices in the Straight Path, such as this teaching Contemplation & Meditation : Si...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: The Gnostic Path: Spiritual Life & Practice
Topic: Middle Pillar: Straight Path
Replies: 15
Views: 9157

Existence

Shalom, Erich: Thank you for sharing your experiences of the Middle Pillar. Indeed, it holds the entire Tree in its integrity. The divide many make between heaven and earth, soul and body, and every other kind of twoness is unified by the Middle Pillar. The right and left are inhospitable extremitie...
by Elder Gideon
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: The Kingdom of God & Power (1 Corinthians 4:20)
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Words Given

Shalom Tau Malachi: 

If a person present in the space of teaching, preaching, speaking, is open and sensitive to the Divine Presence deep insights, knowledge and understanding will arise, but if not it may be that a person understands virtually nothing of what is said, and may very well find it dif...
by Elder Gideon
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: Mysteries of the Bible & Gnostic Scriptures
Topic: Living Waters of the Heart (John 7:37-38)
Replies: 14
Views: 2354

Throne of Union

Shalom Tau Malachi:

 As we know in the gospels the Holy Spirit is referred to as ‘wind,’ ‘breath’ - ‘air,’ and as ‘fire,’ and so also as in this passage, ‘living water.’ In this regard, or course, the Holy Spirit becomes associated with the three Mother Letters in the Hebrew Alef-Bet: Alef, Mem and...
by Elder Gideon
Sun Jun 02, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Gematria: The Play of Holy Letters & Numbers
Topic: Joy & Support
Replies: 1
Views: 855

Joy & Support

Shabbat Shalom: Having seen how rabbis flirt with ambivalent spellings of words that are virtually the same to the ear, such as Joy: Samakh: (H8055) or Sameakh (H8056) Support: Samakh (H5564), spark my wondering in full transparency of possibilities in Hebrew where such important words like “joy” or...

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