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Jah

n.

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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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jah in the Bible

a contraction for Jehovah (Ps. 68:4).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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