[Verse 1] In the first verse, Tool wants us to forget our current lifestyle so as to truly understand the meaning of the song. 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. Let’s learn the meaning behind the lyrics of Pneuma by Tool section-wise. Get all the lyrics to songs by Pneuma and join the Genius community of music scholars to learn the meaning behind the lyrics. Experiences at least some of the guys in TOOL have undoubtedly had. Original lyrics of Pneuma song by Tool. Explain your version of song meaning, find more of Tool lyrics. 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 Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. 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." Song Meanings and Facts © 2020. EDIT: I'm not saying this song is "about drugs." Don’t have an account? Pneuma (πνεῦμα) is an ancient Greek word for "breath", and in a religious context for "spirit" or "soul". Pneuma Lyrics Meaning . Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. Learn about Pneuma original meaning in the Bible using the New Testament Greek Lexicon - New American Standard. But we know their nature. No votes so far! Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2020 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. 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. Wake up now, child August 8, 2019. 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. In today’s world, everything is justified by the money. Published June 11, 2020. But also we are a product of "the word" according to the lyrics which denotes Christian and Hebraic origins, as … Similar concepts in the song "Third Eye" as well. All Rights Reserved. We, human beings, are spirits trapped inside flesh that is too weak to hold us forever. "Pneuma" as written by Daniel Carey Adam Jones. Powered by  - Designed with the Hueman theme. Tool – Pneuma Lyrics. Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. The word pneuma comes from the Greek word for "that which is breathed or blown." It’s super easy, we promise!