1530s, a form of Hebrew Yah, short for Yahweh "Jehovah." Used in some English bibles. Cognate with the second element in hallelujah and in Elijah.
Attorneys for Hock and jah could not be reached for comment.
Rastafarians tend to believe that everyone is equal in the eyes of jah.
a contraction for Jehovah (Ps. 68:4).