The term took on multiple layers of meaning for the ancient Greeks and later for Judeo-Christian theologians and philosophers, as it became a word for "spirit" or "soul." The lyrics have clear platonic references, bear in mind Pneuma means spirit in ancient greek, a term used in orfean rituals,platonic texts relating to πνοή, breath. In today’s world, everything is justified by the money. Explain your version of song meaning, find more of Tool lyrics. Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2020 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. We, human beings, are spirits trapped inside flesh that is too weak to hold us forever. But also we are a product of "the word" according to the lyrics which denotes Christian and Hebraic origins, as … Learn about Pneuma original meaning in the Bible using the New Testament Greek Lexicon - New American Standard. Pneuma Lyrics Meaning . Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. No votes so far! Tool – Pneuma Lyrics. Published June 11, 2020. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Original lyrics of Pneuma song by Tool. It’s super easy, we promise! Experiences at least some of the guys in TOOL have undoubtedly had. Get all the lyrics to songs by Pneuma and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. [Verse 1] In the first verse, Tool wants us to forget our current lifestyle so as to truly understand the meaning of the song. Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. Pneuma Lyrics: We are spirit bound to this flesh / We go 'round, one foot nailed down / But bound to reach out and beyond this flesh / Become Pneuma / We are will and wonder, bound to recall Just saying it's about concepts a lot of people have difficulty grasping because they've never experienced an ego death or other mode of perceiving reality- experiences that often require mind-altering substances like DMT, or serious meditation to achieve. All Rights Reserved. Song Meanings and Facts © 2020. Let’s learn the meaning behind the lyrics of Pneuma by Tool section-wise. Pneuma (πνεῦμα) is an ancient Greek word for "breath", and in a religious context for "spirit" or "soul". But we know their nature. Similar concepts in the song "Third Eye" as well. EDIT: I'm not saying this song is "about drugs." "Pneuma" as written by Daniel Carey Adam Jones. Wake up now, child August 8, 2019. Don’t have an account? The word pneuma comes from the Greek word for "that which is breathed or blown." Powered by  - Designed with the Hueman theme. It has various technical meanings for medical writers and philosophers of classical antiquity, particularly in regard to physiology, and is also used in Greek translations of ruach רוח in the Hebrew Bible, and in the Greek New Testament.