Elohim(redirected from Eloheim)
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Elohim (ĕlōhēmˈ, ēlōˈhĭm, ĕlˈōhēm), term used to designate the God of Israel. The use of Elohim in Israel's religious texts is an attempt to treat the particular Hebrew God, Yahweh, in a more general religious context.
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spoken in place of the ineffable Yahweh. [Judaism: NCE, 22]
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Old Testament a Hebrew word for God or gods
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