[ yah-we ]
/ ˈyɑ wɛ /
See the most commonly confused word associated with jehovah
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.
Words nearby Yahweh
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How to use Yahweh in a sentence
The name of God we hallow, but not as did the ancient Israelites, by refusing even to mention the sacredly incommunicable Yahweh.
In chapter v. we have a prayer for restoration: “Make us return, O Yahweh, and we shall return!”
Therefore it is said, "Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before Yahweh."
He shall offer it at the door of the Tent of Meeting, that he may be accepted before Yahweh.
British Dictionary definitions for Yahweh
Jahweh Yahveh or Jahveh (ˈjɑːveɪ)
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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