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Jehovist

[ji-hoh-vist] /dʒɪˈhoʊ vɪst/
noun
1.
Origin of Jehovist
1745-1755
First recorded in 1745-55; Jehov(ah) + -ist
Related forms
Jehovism, noun
Jehovistic
[jee-hoh-vis-tik, ji-hoh-] /ˌdʒi hoʊˈvɪs tɪk, dʒɪ hoʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples from the Web for Jehovist
Historical Examples
  • The first belongs to the Jehovist, the second to the Elohist.

    The Bible John E. Remsburg
  • Jehovist, the presumed author of the Jehoistic portions of the Pentateuch.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • It had also brought into vigour the earliest and best historic literature, the narratives of the Elohist and the Jehovist.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
British Dictionary definitions for Jehovist

Jehovist

/dʒɪˈhəʊvɪst/
noun
1.
another name for the Yahwist
2.
a person who maintains that the name YHVH in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament was originally pronounced Jehovah
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Yahwist source of the Pentateuch
Derived Forms
Jehovism, noun
Jehovistic (ˌdʒiːhəʊˈvɪstɪk) adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Jehovist
n.

the presumed authnor or authors of the parts of the Hexateuch in which the divine name is written Yhwh (see Jehovah) + -ist. Opposed to the Elohist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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