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 (yä′vā, -vĕ) or Jah·weh (-wā, -wĕ)
Variants of Yahweh.
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(ˈjɑːveɪ) or


(Bible) variant of Yahweh
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or Jah•weh

(ˈyɑ wɛ)

also Yah•veh,



a name of God, transliterated by scholars from the Tetragrammaton and commonly rendered Jehovah.
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And the Second Isaiah had already prophesied in one of his songs concerning the Servant of Jahveh that he would be "a covenant of humanity" and a light to the nations (for it seems clear that in Isaiah 42:6 the word am really means "humanity").
The article includes a transcription of Tolkien's sample translation from Isaiah, which starts with an evocative bit of alliterative verse: "Heavens hearken, earth give ear, for Jahveh speaks" (19).