Jehovist

[ji-hoh-vist]
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noun


Origin of Jehovist

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

Related formsJe·ho·vism, nounJe·ho·vis·tic [jee-hoh-vis-tik, ji-hoh-] /ˌdʒi hoʊˈvɪs tɪk, dʒɪ hoʊ-/, adjective

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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

Jehovist

noun

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

adjective

of or relating to the Yahwist source of the Pentateuch
Derived FormsJehovism, nounJehovistic (ˌdʒiːhəʊˈvɪstɪk), adjective

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Word Origin and History for jehovist

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