A modern transliteration of the Hebrew word translated Jehovah in the Bible; -- used by some critics to discriminate the tribal god of the ancient Hebrews from the Christian Jehovah. Yahweh or Yahwe is the spelling now generally adopted by scholars.
("I am that I am") Proper name of the God of Israel and Judah; mistranslated by Christians as "Jehovah"; translated "the LORD" in the Bible; Jews use the word "Adonai" ("Lord") instead when reading scripture aloud so as not to take the name in vain; Many Jews will not even write the words "Yahweh" or "God" on paper in case it is thrown away or otherwise destroyed
Another word for god.
Hebraic word for God. Used primarily by Roman Catholics
The unspeakable Divine Name; proper name for the God of Israel, it means "I am the one who will be there [for you]"
Jewish word for God.
The personal name of God revealed to Moses, which means 'I AM. As this name is too sacred to be spoken, Jews substitute the word 'Adonai' (the Lord) when they read aloud from the Bible.
The personal name of God revealed to Moses, and treasured as a sign of intimacy and favour. The later Jews regarded it as too saced to be pronounced; only the consonants YHWH were written. The meaning 'I am what I am' or 'He who is' is perhaps a refusal to give a meaning; or it may have suggested that God is the cause of being.
a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
YHVH or YHWH Tetragrammatron (the four Hebrew letters usually transliterated YHWH or YHVH that form a biblical proper name of God) God the Father
possibly pagan origin] These are some of the possible pronunciations suggested for the Name [yod heh vav heh] by various Sacred Name groups.
(Hebrew YHVH, Jehovah) Lord of Israel; King of the Universe.
A vocalization. favored by most theologians, of the tetragammaton -- the name of God (" JHWH") found throughout the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament). An alternative pronunciation is Jehovah.
from the Hebrew verb "hayah" (to be), "the one who causes to be." The God of Israel, whose name was revealed to Moses (Exodus 3.14).
Yahweh is a proposed English reading of (the Tetragrammaton), the name of the God of Israel, as preserved in the original consonantal Hebrew Bible text. The four Hebrew consonants read JHWH (in German transcription) or YHVH (in English transcription). It is also common to use YHWH.