The Je’daii Oath

There is no ignorance, there is knowledge
There is no fear¹, there is power²
I am the heart of the Force³
I am the revealing fire of light
I am the mystery⁴ of darkness⁵
In balance⁶ with chaos⁷ and harmony⁸,
Immortal in the Force

1. Fear: Root word from the Old English, ‘Faer’, meaning, ‘danger’
2. Power: Root word from the Latin, ‘Potis’, meaning, ‘ability’
3. Force: Root word from the Latin, ‘Fortis’, meaning, ‘strength’
4. Mystery: Root word from the Greek, ‘Mustes’, meaning, ‘initiate’
5. Darkness: Root word from the Germanic, ‘Tarnen’, meaning, ‘conceal’
6. Balance: Root words from the Latin, ‘Bi’, and ‘Lanx’, meaning ‘having two scales’
7. Chaos: Root word from the Greek, ‘Khaos’, meaning, ’emptiness’
8. Harmony: Root word from the Greek, ‘Harmozo’, meaning, ‘to join, union’

Literally:

There is no not-knowing, there is identification
There is no danger, there is ability
I am the centre of strength
I am the unveiling fire of light
I am the initiate of concealment
Holding the two scales of emptiness and union
Undying in strength

The Jedi Code

There is no emotion¹, there is peace
There is no ignorance, there is knowledge
There is no passion², there is serenity³
There is no chaos⁴, there is harmony⁵
There is no death, there is the Force⁶

1. Emotion: Root word from the Latin, ‘Emovere’, meaning, ‘move away’
2. Passion: Root word from the Latin, ‘Pati’, meaning, ‘to suffer’
3. Serenity: Root word from the Latin, ‘Serenus’, meaning, ‘clear’
4. Chaos: Root word from the Greek, ‘Khaos’, meaning, ’emptiness’
5. Harmony: Root word from the Greek, ‘Harmozo’, meaning, ‘union’
6. Force: Root word from the Latin, ‘Fortis’, meaning, ‘strength’

Literally:

There is no moving away, there is peace
There is no not-knowing, there is identification
There is no suffering, there is clarity
There is no emptiness, there is union
There is no death, there is strength

The Sith Code

Peace is a lie, there is only passion¹
Through passion, I gain strength
Through strength, I gain power²
Through power, I gain victory
Through victory, my chains are broken
The Force³ shall free⁴ me

1. Passion: Root word from the Latin, ‘Pati’, meaning, ‘to suffer’
2. Power: Root word from the Latin, ‘Potis’, meaning, ‘ability’
3. Force: Root word from the Latin, ‘Fortis’, meaning, ‘strength’
4. Free: Root word from the Proto-Indo-European, ‘PreyH’, meaning, ‘to please’

Literally:

Peace is a lie, there is only suffering
Through suffering, I gain strength
Through strength, I gain ability
Through ability, I gain victory
Through victory, my chains are broken
Strength shall please me

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