Yahveh


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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)
n.
A name for God thought to represent the original pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton among the ancient Hebrews.

[Conventional pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton, written in Hebrew as yhwh; see hwy in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.Yahveh - a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
References in classic literature ?
the wrath of Yahveh by numbering his people, seventy thousand of whom
The form Yahveh or Yahweh is a conjectural scholarly reconstruction, but no complete certainty attaches to it.
Now, as we are well aware, the ascription of being to infinity in Christian tradition was very much assisted by the self-pronouncement of Yahveh made in Exodus 3.