Yahveh

Yahweh

[yah-we]
noun
a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered jehovah.
Also, Yahwe, Yahveh, Yahve [yah-ve] , Jahveh, Jahve, Jahweh, Jahwe.
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Yahweh, Jahweh, Yahveh or Jahveh (ˈjɑːweɪ, ˈjɑːveɪ)
 
n
Old Testament a vocalization of the Tetragrammaton, used esp by Christian theologians
 
[from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah]
 
Jahweh, Jahweh, Yahveh or Jahveh
 
n
 
[from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah]
 
Yahveh, Jahweh, Yahveh or Jahveh
 
n
 
[from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah]
 
Jahveh, Jahweh, Yahveh or Jahveh
 
n
 
[from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah]

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Yahweh
1869, hypothetical reconstruction of the tetragrammaton YHWH (see Jehovah), based on the assumption that the tetragrammaton is the imperfective of Heb. verb hawah, earlier form of hayah "was," in the sense of "the one who is, the existing."
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