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

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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 28 Jan. 2021.

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Yahweh

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English Language Learners Definition of Yahweh

used as the name of God by the ancient Hebrews and in the Old Testament of the Bible

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