Definitions for: Jehovah


[n] the Judeo-Christian God
[n] a name for the Old Testament God as transliterated from the Hebrew YHVH



Webster (1913) Definition: Je*ho"vah, n. [Heb. usually y[e^]h[=o]v[=a]h (with the
vowel points of [a^]d[=o]n[=a]i Lord), sometimes (to avoid
repetition) y[e^]h[=o]vih (with the vowel points of
[e^]l[=o]h[=i]m God); but only the four Heb, consonants yhvh
are conceded to be certainly known.]
A Scripture name of the Supreme Being, by which he was
revealed to the Jews as their covenant God or Sovereign of
the theocracy; the ``ineffable name'' of the Supreme Being,
which was not pronounced by the Jews.

Synonyms: Almighty, Creator, Divine, God Almighty, Godhead, Jahvey, Jahweh, JHVH, Lord, Maker, Wahvey, Yahve, Yahveh, Yahwe, Yahweh, YHVH, YHWH

See Also: Blessed Trinity, God, Holy Trinity, hypostasis, Sacred Trinity, Supreme Being, Trinity

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