[yah-wiz-uh m]


the worship of Yahweh or the religious system based on such worship.

Also Yahvism [yah-viz-uh m] /ˈyɑ vɪz əm/, Jahvism, Jahwism.

Origin of Yahwism

First recorded in 1865–70; Yahw(eh) + -ism
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Jahwism Yahvism or Jahvism (ˈjɑːvɪzəm)


the use of the name Yahweh, esp in parts of the Old Testament, as the personal name of God
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