from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The putative author of the earliest sources of the Hexateuch in which God is consistently referred to by the Tetragrammaton.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The author of the passages of the Old Testament, esp. those of the Hexateuch, in which God is styled Yahweh, or Jehovah; the author of the Yahwistic, or Jehovistic, Prophetic Document (J); also, the document itself.
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