from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. God, especially in Christian translations of the Hebrew Scriptures.
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- proper n. The personal name of God in the Hebrew Scriptures; in Hebrew, יהוה (YHVH)
- n. A Jehovah's Witness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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 Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the Old Testament, one of the names of God as the deity of the Hebrews: in the English version usually translated, or rather represented, by “the LORD.” See etymology.
- n. In modern Christian use, God.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH
- n. terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
'Jehovah and Israel stood in special relation to each other; therefore Jehovah was _the Holy One of Israel_, and Israel was _Holy to Jehovah_.
With each blow, she repeated the word Jehovah like a mantra under her breath.
The name Jehovah is used here (v. 9), and it is the only time that we meet with it in all the discourses between Job and his friends; for God was, in that age, more known by the name of Shaddai -- the Almighty.
God would now be known by his name Jehovah, that is, (1.)
The subgroup which developed and took on the label Jehovah’s Witnesses did not develop until the 1920s and 1930s.
We knew that not one single person would be left on this earth who hadnt heard the name of Jehovah before the end came.
And if anyone ever tried to rape you, well, all you had to do was call on the name of Jehovah and he would send angels to scare the attacker away.
Every race creates its own Deity after the fashion of itself: Jehovah is distinctly a Hebrew, the Christian
And if it was a purely random shakedown how in the name of Jehovah did he know my name?
And for example, I called a Jehovah Witness organization today in Austin, Texas, and they, too, don ` t celebrate Christmas, Thanksgiving, holidays or birthdays.
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