Jahvism

[ yah-viz-uh m ]
/ ˈyɑ vɪz əm /

noun

Also Jah·wism [yah-wiz-uh m] /ˈyɑ wɪz əm/.

Definition for jahwism (2 of 2)

Yahwism

[ yah-wiz-uh m ]
/ ˈyɑ wɪz əm /

noun

the worship of Yahweh or the religious system based on such worship.
Also Yahvism [yah-viz-uh m] /ˈyɑ vɪz əm/, Jahvism, Jahwism.

Origin of Yahwism

First recorded in 1865–70; Yahw(eh) + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for jahwism (1 of 2)

Jahwism

Jahvism (ˈjɑːvɪzəm)

/ (ˈjɑːwɪzəm) /

noun

variants of Yahwism or YahvismSee Yahwism

Derived Forms

Jahwistic or Jahvistic, adjective

British Dictionary definitions for jahwism (2 of 2)

Yahwism

Jahwism Yahvism or Jahvism (ˈjɑːvɪzəm)

/ (ˈjɑːwɪzəm) /

noun

the use of the name Yahweh, esp in parts of the Old Testament, as the personal name of God
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