Short form name of the God of the Bible; Jahweh or Jehovah (common pronunciations of the tetragrammaton) most often found in lyrics or poetical writings in the Bible, and also in songs by rastafarians and other religious groups. Compare the well known hebrew phrase "Hallelujah" meaning "Praise Jah you people".

Jah (ja), n. [Heb. yah.]

Jehovah.

Ps. lxviii. 4.

 

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