- a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.
Examples from the Web for jahve
The purified Jahve cult, therefore, was not an original folk-religion.
The moralising and spiritualising of the idea of Jahve lies right upon the face of the Old Testament.
Jahve was a holy God whose will was to guide the people coming up out of the degradation of nature-worship.
It is now the fashion among the learned and among the sceptical to spell it Yahwe or Jahveh or Jahve, or in some such fashion.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
Herbert George Wells
But what is true of the figures of the patriarchal sagas applies also, in part, to Jahve himself.
- variant of Yahweh
Jahweh Yahveh or Jahveh (ˈjɑːveɪ)
- Old Testament a vocalization of the Tetragrammaton, used esp by Christian theologians
Word Origin and History for jahve
1869, hypothetical reconstruction of the tetragrammaton YHWH (see Jehovah), based on the assumption that the tetragrammaton is the imperfective of Hebrew verb hawah, earlier form of hayah "was," in the sense of "the one who is, the existing."