Yahweh

noun
Yah·​weh | \ ˈyä-(ˌ)wā How to pronounce Yahweh (audio) , -(ˌ)vā How to pronounce Yahweh (audio) \
variants: or less commonly \ ˈyä-​(ˌ)vā How to pronounce Yahweh (audio) \ or Yahveh \ ˈyä-​(ˌ)vā How to pronounce Yahweh (audio) \

Definition of Yahweh

: god sense 1a used especially by the ancient Hebrews — compare tetragrammaton

Examples of Yahweh in a Sentence

a count of the number of times Yahweh is mentioned in the Old Testament

First Known Use of Yahweh

1869, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Yahweh

Hebrew Yahweh

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“Yahweh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yahweh. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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