[ yah-we ]
/ ˈyɑ wɛ /
a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.
Also Yah·we, Yah·veh, Yah·ve [yah-ve] /ˈyɑ vɛ/, Jahveh, Jahve, Jahweh, Jahwe.
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British Dictionary definitions for yahweh
Jahweh Yahveh or Jahveh (ˈjɑːveɪ)
/ (ˈjɑːweɪ) /
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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