Yahweh

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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 Semitic roots.]
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Yahweh

(ˈjɑːweɪ) or

Jahweh

;

Yahveh

(ˈjɑːveɪ) or

Jahveh

n
(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]
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Yah•weh

or Jah•weh

(ˈyɑ wɛ)

also Yah•veh,

Jah•veh

(-vɛ)

n.
a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.
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Noun1.Yahweh - a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
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De forma breve, tipica de un comentario de un baccalaurens bibliais, el Aquinate comenta el capitulo 28, en el que el Jahve acusa a los falsos profetas de distorsionar sus palabras.
Tagliavini (1972) ritiene che questa scelta non e dettata da impedimenti di carattere religioso, ma piuttosto da tabu linguistici, come quello che vieta agli ebrei di pronunciare il vero nome di Gesu, Jahve; se cosi non fosse non lo dovremmo trovare attestato nemmeno in un paese cristiano come la Spagna, dove invece e molto diffuso Jesus.
To be absolutely honest, the "di sdegno" genre of the aria Potrei sovra degli empi is not entirely congenial to the this singer's natural temperament, and so the raging Old Testament Jahve inevitably has less of a choleric presence than the composer probably intended.
La voce di Jahve risuona corne quella di tante acque, minacciosa, torrentizia: "Io faro venire una grande inondazione che distruggera tutti gli esseri viventi" (Genesi 6: 17); "Due sono le colpe che ha commesso il mio popolo: ha abbandonato me, sorgente di acqua fresca e viva, e ha preferito scavarsi cisteme, cisteme screpolate, incapaci di contenere acqua" (Geremia 2: 13).