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Old 04-08-2018, 11:34 PM
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Originally Posted by K1ng_L3ar
It's interesting you use the term "Yahveh" which is nice because it's a pet peeve of mine when I see Christians and Messianic Jews say Yahweh knowing full well there is no "w" sound in Hebrew! The acronym is supposed to be YHVH but I've also heard it pronounced Yahuvah. Perhaps that might be an anglicized version of the Hebrew from the Latin Jehovah. I'm wondering which one is wright? Yahveh or Yahuvah. I'm leaning toward Yahveh because there is "ah" sound in the last Hebrew letters of YHVH which together make a "veh" sound not "vah".
The position of most scholars is that the letter "vav" was, in fact, originally pronounced "waw".
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