[ ji-hoh-vist ]
/ dʒɪˈhoʊ vɪst /


Origin of Jehovist

First recorded in 1745–55; Jehov(ah) + -ist

Related forms

Je·ho·vism, nounJe·ho·vis·tic [jee-hoh-vis-tik, ji-hoh-] /ˌdʒi hoʊˈvɪs tɪk, dʒɪ hoʊ-/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for jehovist

  • It had also brought into vigour the earliest and best historic literature, the narratives of the Elohist and the Jehovist.

  • Jehovist, the presumed author of the Jehoistic portions of the Pentateuch.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • The first belongs to the Jehovist, the second to the Elohist.

    The Bible|John E. Remsburg

British Dictionary definitions for jehovist


/ (dʒɪˈhəʊvɪst) /


another name for the Yahwist
a person who maintains that the name YHVH in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament was originally pronounced Jehovah


of or relating to the Yahwist source of the Pentateuch

Derived Forms

Jehovism, nounJehovistic (ˌdʒiːhəʊˈvɪstɪk), adjective
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