Four-letter Hebrew theonym , the name of God in Judaism and Christianity.- Tetragrammaton
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Tenth weekly Torah portion (, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
The Jahwist's version employed the Tetragrammaton and the name "Israel".
Eleventh weekly Torah portion (, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
The Jahwist’s version employed the Tetragrammaton and the name “Israel.” In that version, Judah persuaded his brothers not to kill Joseph but sell him instead to Ishmaelites, who disposed of him in Egypt to an unnamed official.
Professor of medicine in France at Montpellier and Paris, who wrote the first great treatise on syphilis and venereal diseases, and also, with a small anonymously published book, played a fundamental part in the origins of critical textual analysis of works of the Bible.
Using methods already well established in the study of the Classics for sifting and assessing differing manuscripts, he drew up parallel columns and assigned verses to each of them according to what he had noted as the defining features of the text of Genesis: whether a verse used the term "YHWH" (Yahweh) or the term "Elohim" (God) referring to God and whether it had a doublet (another telling of the same incident, as the two accounts of the creation of man and the two accounts of Sarah being taken by a foreign king).
Form of theological thinking and religious practice which attempts to approach God, the Divine, by negation, to speak only in terms of what may not be said about the perfect goodness that is God.
Luz notes that "Marinus' Samaritan origins with its Abrahamic notion of a single ineffable Name of God should also have been in many ways compatible with the school's ineffable and apophatic divine principle."
Abijam (Abiam) was, according to the Hebrew Bible, the fourth king of the House of David and the second of the Kingdom of Judah.
Thus the unconditional covenant blessing of YHWH guaranteed his promise to King David, to stabilize the Kingdom of David despite its ruler.
Counselor of King David and a man greatly renowned for his sagacity.
When David again warned him of the malediction, Ahithophel counseled the king to throw a tile, with the ineffable name of God written upon it, into the cavity; whereupon the waters began to sink.
The 20th and last king of Judah before the destruction of the kingdom by King Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon.
His original name was Mattanyahu (מַתַּנְיָהוּ, Mattanyāhû, "Gift of God"; Μαθθανιας; Matthanias; traditional English: Mattaniah), but when Nebuchadnezzar II placed him on the throne as the successor to Jehoiachin, he changed his name to Zedekiah.
Person who serves as a professional copyist, especially one who made copies of manuscripts before the invention of automatic printing.
5) They must wipe the pen and wash their entire bodies before writing the most Holy Name of God, YHVH, every time they wrote it.
Seraiah or Sraya (שְׂרָיָה "Soldier/Prince/Princess of/is the LORD", Standard Hebrew Səraya, Tiberian Hebrew Śərāyā) is the name of several people mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, and a name with other non-biblical uses.
The name of at least two priests contemporary with the prophet Jeremiah and who are mentioned in the Book of Jeremiah.
Pashur, the son of Malchiah, was another priest, who was sent by king Zedekiah to Jeremiah to inquire of the Lord regarding the impending attack of King Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon (Jeremiah 21:1).