noun \ji-ˈhō-və\

—used as the name of God in the Old Testament of the Bible

Full Definition of JEHOVAH

:  god 1a

Examples of JEHOVAH

  1. <in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength>

Origin of JEHOVAH

New Latin, reading (as Yĕhōwāh) of Hebrew yhwh Yahweh with the vowel points of 'adhōnāy my lord
First Known Use: 1530

Other Jewish Religion Terms

Talmud, Zion, challah, dybbuk, kosher, tabernacle, tetragrammaton, yarmulke

Rhymes with JEHOVAH


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