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 (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.]


(ˈjɑːweɪ) or




(ˈjɑːveɪ) or


(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)

also Yah•veh,



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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