Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variants of Yahweh.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Jehovah.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It has been said … that the name Jahveh is of Indo-European origin …

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • … The view that Jahveh is of Hebrew origin is the most satisfactory. … commentators … maintain that the name was revealed for the first time to Moses on Mount Horeb.

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • The theory that Jahveh is of Egyptian origin may have a certain amount of a priori probability, as Moses was educated in Egypt.

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • - Jahveh is said to be a merely artificial form introduced to put meaning into the name of the national god … the common and popular name of God is said to have been Yahu or Yah, the letter I being the essential Divine element in the name. ..

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • It has been said by Vatke (Die Religion des Alten Test., 1835, p. 672) and J.G. Müller (Die Semiten in ihrem Verhältniss zu Chamiten und Japhetiten, 1872, p. 163) that the name Jahveh is of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The opinion that the name Jahveh was adopted by the Jews from the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The opinion that the name Jahveh was adopted by the Jews from the Chanaanites, has been defended … but has been rejected … It is antecedently improbable that Jahveh, the irreconcilable enemy of the Chanaanites, should be originally a Chanaanite god …

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • Theol., p. 38) that the Indo-Europeans furnished at least the idea contained in the name Jahveh, even if they did not originate the name itself, is without any value.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Messianic character of which is recognized by both Rabbinical interpreters and New Testament writers (see Condamin, "Le livre d'Isaie" Paris, 1905), graphically describes the servant of Jahveh, that is the Messias, Himself innocent yet chastized by God, because

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • He whom the Apura name Jahveh hath passed yonder by the

    The World's Desire

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