The Hebrew word for trust or trustworthy, also translated here in Nehemiah as reliable, is
It is sometimes translated as:
• Reliable • Authentic
• Trustworthy • Loyal,
• Faithful, • True,
The Hebrew letters in “batach” are “bet”, “tet”, and a “chet”.
The First Letter of Batach is “Bet”: ב
It is a picture of a tent, home, house or family. It speaks of being on the inside, abiding, and resting.
The second letter in Batach is “Tet”: ט
The Hebrew letter Tet is shaped like a vessel that contains something good and hides it within.
The third letter in Batach is “Chet”: Fence ח
“Chet” is depicted with a fence or a wall. It is attached to the concepts of surrounding protecting, and embracing and includes the idea of exclusivity.