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A scary place for most Jehovahs Witnesses. Most Kingdom Halls (their churches) have one or two rooms in the back where:

1. Parents spank their kids for making noise or not sitting still during the meeting.

2. Elders have private “judicial hearings” on members who have committed a sin. These hearings determine whether they are allowed to stay a memeber, or if they will be disfellowshipped (excommunicated and shunned).
If you don’t get your act together they’ll take you to the back room.
by JW Terms January 12, 2019
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A play on words referring to the Jehovah’s Witness religion.

Jehovah’s Witnesses commonly refer to their religion simply as “The Society,” “The Organization,” or “The Org” for short. The online ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses community started drawing comparisons between the religion and the Borg race of Star Trek, and thus the phrase was born.

In the words of John Cedars, a well-known ex-Jehovah’s Witness: “The fictional Borg were half organic and half robotic. Individually, they were all formerly independent people who were at one time captured and 'assimilated' by the Borg, at which point they were robbed of their humanity and everything that made them an individual. Once appropriated into the Borg, one cannot think or act as an individual, but only as part of the collective. It's a worryingly accurate metaphor that plays on the Society's obsession with unity and organization.”
The best decision I ever made was to leave the Borg.
by JW Terms November 14, 2018
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Per Jehovah’s Witness doctrine:

Righteous people who will live on paradise earth after armageddon. From John 10:16.

This group is in contrast with the annointed class, whom will rule over the other sheep with Jesus from heaven.
I am one of the other sheep. I have no desire to go to heaven.
by JW Terms October 21, 2018
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When used by Jehovah’s Witnesses, refers to any person, thing, or practice NOT associated with Jehovah’s Witnesses.
You’ll never find happiness if you marry a worldly person.
by JW Terms December 8, 2018
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A phrase used by Jehovah’s Witnesses to refer to persons that are not and have never been Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs). It is sometimes derogatory, but not always.

The phrase stems from the pervasive JW teaching that because the JW faith is the only one truth, it’s memebers are the only truly spiritual and moral people on earth. All other humans (including memebers of other closely-related Christian faiths), are amoral and “of the world.”

Synonyms: Non-believer, goyim, shiksa
Antonyms: Baptized, in the truth, one of us, one of Jehovah’s Witnesses
JW 1: “Did you hear, Racheal’s son is on drugs?”
JW 2: “That’s what she gets for letting her kids hang out with worldly people.”
by JW Terms October 13, 2018
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