Jehovah

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Jehovah \Je*ho"vah\, noun [Heb. usually y[e^]h[=o]v[=a]h (with the vowel points of [a^]d[=o]n[=a]i Lord), sometimes (to avoid repetition) y[e^]h[=o]vih (with the vowel points of [e^]l[=o]h[imac]m God); but only the four Heb, consonants yhvh are conceded to be certainly known.] A Scripture name of the Supreme Being, by which he was revealed to the Jews as their covenant God or Sovereign of the theocracy; the "ineffable name" of the Supreme Being, which was not pronounced by the Jews.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Yahweh \Yah"weh\ (y[aum]"w[e^]), Yahwe \Yah"we\, prop. n. Also Jahveh \Jah"veh\ (y[aum]"w[e^]), Jahve \Jah"ve\, Yahve \Yahve\, Yahveh \Yahveh\, etc. 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.

Syn: Yahwe, Yahveh, Wahvey, Jahve, Jahveh, Jahvey, Jahweh, Jehovah. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +WordNet 1.5 +CM] Jahvism

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Jehovah

noun

1: a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH [syn: {Yahweh}, {YHWH}, {Yahwe}, {Yahveh}, {YHVH}, {Yahve}, {Wahvey}, {Jahvey}, {Jahweh}, {Jehovah}, {JHVH}]

2: terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God [syn: {Godhead}, {Lord}, {Creator}, {Maker}, {Divine}, {God Almighty}, {Almighty}, {Jehovah}]


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