HaShem

/ (hɑˈʃɛm) /


noun
  1. Judaism a periphrastic way of referring to God in contexts other than prayer, scriptural reading, etc because the name itself is considered too holy for such use

Origin of HaShem

1
from Hebrew, literally: The Name

Words Nearby HaShem

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How to use HaShem in a sentence

  • At the bottom of the hill we rested for a few minutes, and drank tea at the caravanserai of the Imam Zadeh HaShem.

  • It was a kind of feature in the HaShem family, this black swelling vein in the brow; Mahomet had it prominent, as would appear.

  • He was of the family of HaShem, of the Koreish tribe as we said; though poor, connected with the chief persons of his country.

  • The signs point to hard times, and the advice of one who HaShem!a certain amount of business experience may not come amiss.

    The Boss of Wind River | David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • Reversed, this apprehension produced the concept of the Chillul HaShem, "the profanation of the Name."

    Chosen Peoples | Israel Zangwill