Yah"weh (?), Yah"we, n. Also Jah"veh (?), Jah"ve, etc.

A modern transliteration of the Hebrew word translated Jehovah in the Bible; -- used by some critics to discriminate the tribal god of the ancient Hebrews from the Christian Jehovah. Yahweh or Yahwe is the spelling now generally adopted by scholars.

 

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