"Yah [well] gives").
Abiyyah and Abiyyahu, "Yah is father"), a name borne by nine different persons mentioned in the Old Testament, of whom the most noteworthy are the following.
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Yo' shiyyahu, perhaps "Yah [well] supports"), in the Bible, the grandson of Manasseh, and king of Judah.
For "Yah[weh] is [my] strength"), more correctly Azariah (Hebrew for "Yah[weh] helps"), son of Amaziah, grandson of Joash I., and king of Judah (2 Kings xiv.
And places which they explain as compounds of Yahu or Yah.'
The combination of Yah with Ea, one of the great Babylonian gods, seems to have a peculiar fascination for amateurs, by whom it is periodically " discovered."
Scholars are now agreed that, so far as Yahu or Yah occurs in Babylonian texts, it is as the name of a foreign god.
"Yah [well] is a father"), in the Bible, the son of Zeruiah, David's sister (I Chron.
"Yah[weh] raiseth up"), in the Bible, son of Josiah and king of Judah (2 Kings xxiii.
For "Yah[weh] comforts"), governor of Judaea under Artaxerxes (apparently A.
The child of the illegitmate union died; the second was called Jedidiah ("beloved of Yah [weh]") or Shelomoh (the idea of requital or recompense may be implied); according to 1 Chron.
Adoniyyah or Adoniyyahu, " Yah is Lord"), a name borne by several persons in the Old Testament, the most noteworthy of whom was the fourth son of David.
ELIJAH (a Hebrew name meaning "Yah[weh] is God"), in the Bible, the greatest and sternest of the Hebrew prophets, makes his appearance in the narrative of the Old Testament with an abruptness not out of keeping with his character and work (1 Kings xvii.
ZEDEKIAH (Hebrew for "righteousness of Yah[weh]"), son of Josiah, and the last king of Judah (2 Kings xxiv.
Previously known as Mattaniah ("gift of Yah[wehl"), he was appointed king by Nebuchadrezzar after the capture of Jerusalem (597 B.C.) and his name changed to Zedekiah.
For "[my] strength is [of] Yah"), in the Bible son of Ahaz, one of the greatest of the kings of Judah.
Briggs 1 points out that the term "Hallelujah" (Praise ye Yah) is found at the close of Pss.
"Yah[weh] establisheth"), in the Bible, son of Jehoiakim and king of Judah (2 Kings xxiv.
The name (Yah[weh] " hides" or " treasures "; there is a similar Phoenician compound of Baal) is borne by various individuals, in Jer.
The name may mean "Yah(weh) is wealth, or is (our) war-cry, or saves."
The fact that the full form Yahweh appears, whereas in Hebrew proper names only the shorter Yahu and Yah occur, weighs somewhat against the interpretation, as it does against Delitzsch's reading of his tablets.