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Yahweh

[ yah-we ]
/ ˈyɑ wɛ /
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noun
a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.
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Also Yahwe, Yah·veh, Yah·ve [yah-ve], /ˈyɑ vɛ/, Jahveh, Jahve, Jahweh, Jahwe.

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Yahweh

Jahweh Yahveh or Jahveh (ˈjɑːveɪ)

/ (ˈjɑːweɪ) /

noun
Old Testament a vocalization of the Tetragrammaton, used esp by Christian theologians

Word Origin for Yahweh

from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah
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