Yahweh(redirected from Jahve)
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Yah·weh(yä′wā, -wĕ) also Yah·veh (-vā, -vĕ) or Jah·veh (yä′vā, -vĕ) or Jah·weh (yä′wā, -wĕ)
A name for God thought to represent the original pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton among the ancient Hebrews.
(Bible) Old Testament a vocalization of the Tetragrammaton, used esp by Christian theologians
[from Hebrew, from YHVH, with conjectural vowels; perhaps related to hāwāh to be; see also Jehovah]
or Jah•weh(ˈyɑ wɛ)
a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.