American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. In Rastafarianism, God or Jehovah.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Jehovah.
- n. religion shortened form of Jehovah, God's personal name in the Bible. Often appearing as part of Biblical names as "-iah", or "Jeho-" as in Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jehoshua, and Jehosaphat, and Hebrew words like "hallelujah".
- n. God
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Jehovah.
- Hebrew yāh; see hwy in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Fakhr al-Din Jahárkas, a corruption of the Persian”
“The same can be said for the vision in Jah's music.”
“At church they sang "Praise Him in His name Jah and rejoice before Him.”
“Jah is not a contraction of "Jehovah," as it sometimes occurs jointly with the latter.”
“Jah is the contraction of Jehovah, and both signify his eternity and unchangeableness, which are a great comfort to those that depend upon him as their strength and their song.”
“I had often been told, the chap up above (I like the name Jah) takes his sweet time to answer to prayers but when he does all will know.”
“(that's what we call Dr. Tom Price down here in Jah-juh).”
“The rainforest and cliffs drip with Jurassic-looking vines and wildflowers, and the dominant ethos here appears to be French Antilles−style peace and love watch for the "Jah is My Co-Pilot" bumper stickers on the way in.”
“Hey Dylan - That type of music is called Jah-Waiian....you obviously know why!”
“He that rides on the heavens by his name Jah, one would think should immediately have been adored as King of kings and Lord of lords, and the sovereign director of all the affairs of states and nations; he is so, but this he rather glories in, that he is a Father of the fatherless.”
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