Tetragrammaton sentence example

tetragrammaton
  • The Jews quite early ceased to pronounce the Tetragrammaton, substituting (as the Books of Chronicles and the LXX translation already indicate) the word Lord ('Adonai).

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  • The story of the " exodus " is that of the religious birth of " Israel," joined by covenant with the national god Yahweh' whose aid in times of peril and need ' On the name see Jehovah, Tetragrammaton.

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  • The derivation and pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton is still doubtful.

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  • It was considered an act of blasphemy for a layman to pronounce the Tetragrammaton.

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  • The Jews called the Tetragrammaton by a Hebrew denomination, Shem Hammephorash (chtnr ?O), i.e.

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  • Moreover the scruple as to the pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton seems to have arisen earlier, as in the LXX.

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  • The human form is shaped after the four letters which constitute the Jewish Tetragrammaton (q.v.; see also Jehovah).

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