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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.

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creator, demon, totem, deity, divinity, almighty, father, providence, master, lord, idol, power, spirit, holiness, soul, maker, Jehovah, Allah, numen, Yahweh

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