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Yahweh

(yä`wĕ), modern reconstruction of YHWH, the ancient Hebrew ineffable name for GodGod,
divinity of the three great monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as many other world religions. See also religion and articles on individual religions. Names for God

In the Old Testament various names for God are used.
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. Other forms are Jah, Jahve, Jahveh, Jahweh, Jehovah, Yahve, Yahveh, and Yahwe.

Yahweh

 

(also Yahveh, Jehovah), the name for god in Judaism. The name “Yahweh” was formed from the tetragrammaton YHWH, whose precise pronunciation is not known. Inasmuch as uttering the name was taboo, the tetragrammaton served as an ideogram for the word “Lord” (rendered in Greek as kyrios). The Masoretes vowelized the tetragrammaton to “Jehovah,” the name adopted by Christian theologians in the 14th century. According to its grammatical structure, the tetragrammaton, which is derived from the Hebrew verbal root hyh (“to be”), can mean either “eternally existing” or “creator of all that exists.” The exact meaning is debatable.

Yahweh

reconstruction of YHWH, ancient Hebrew name for God. [Heb. Lang.: NCE, 3019]
See: God

Yahweh

, Jahweh, Yahveh, Jahveh
Old Testament a vocalization of the Tetragrammaton, used esp by Christian theologians
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As opposed to milah, in which the narrative starts off with the appellation of YHVH and continues with Elohim as the request for submission manifests itself, the reverse occurs in the akedah.
God is and will always be YHVH, the God who enables human hopes of future possibilities of improvement to become realized.
Then she [Hagar] called the name of YHVH, who spoke to her, El Ro'ee, 'You are a God who sees me'; for she said, 'Have I even remained alive here after seeing Him?
Maimonides counts YHVH and 'Adonai as one name; hence there are seven names and eight entries.
I rely on Mandelkern for this and have added 'Adonai YHVH.
the purported revelations of God's name YHVH to Moses in Ex.
This meant that the Tetragrammaton, YHVH was translated as "the Lord.
It was he who first rendered YHVH as 'der Ewige' (the Eternal) .