Tetragrammaton Sentence Examples
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).
The derivation and pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton is still doubtful.
It was considered an act of blasphemy for a layman to pronounce the Tetragrammaton.
The Jews called the Tetragrammaton by a Hebrew denomination, Shem Hammephorash (chtnr ?O), i.e.
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.Advertisement
Moreover the scruple as to the pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton seems to have arisen earlier, as in the LXX.
The human form is shaped after the four letters which constitute the Jewish Tetragrammaton (q.v.; see also Jehovah).