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


 (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.

[Conventional pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton, written in Hebrew as yhwh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]
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Noun1.Jahweh - a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
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The poet is both Isaac and lamb but by commanding and executing the sacrifice he "finds [his] self" as the embodiment of Jahweh (Idel, Ben 60) or even more so as Abraham-Jahweh incarnate (Magid, Hasidism 5-10).
19:19 marks "the extent of Jahweh's land" (Edward J.
It may also be noted that Jesus did not consider his baptism to be completed until he had fulfilled the role of the Ebed Jahweh, the suffering servant of God.
In our passage, King David wants to build a very special building, not ostensibly for his own glory, but for the glory of Jahweh, Israel's God.
Does the hydrocarbon energy belong to Allah or to Jahweh? In this perspective combining geological and sacred time, descent is to access previous existing commonages.
Preuss, Theologie desAlten Testaments, Band II: lsraels Weg mit Jahweh, Kohlhammer, Stuttgart (1992), p.
He then points out that the apparent parallel adduced by Spinoza does not in fact obtain: the unbelieving spectators in the contest between Jahweh and Baal, cited by Spinoza, experienced doubt, but this is quite different from the disposition or moral attitude of the positivist mind:
blister and blister rust county, Jahweh trailerhouse county, unassisted
Christian churches should announce a formal end to all claims of super-sessionism, thereby clearly establishing the Hebrew Bible as the living covenant between Jahweh and the Jewish people, signaling, as Michael McGarry has noted, that"[The God of Christianity] loves the Jewish people as Jews and not simply as potential Christians." Christians should also avoid derogatory terms such as "The Old Testament" that connote Jewish displacement.
Beginning more than two hundred years ago, the text was split up into many fragments attributed to speculative "Jahweh" (Yahweh), "Elohim," "Deuteronomy," and "Priestly" sources (JEDP), supposedly written much later than the time of Moses.