[b-hebrew] Did Clement of Alexandria write YHWH = Iaou?
David P Donnelly
davedonnelly1 at juno.com
Tue Sep 13 10:18:09 EDT 2005
On Sun Sep 11 19:27:22 EDT 2005
Peter Kirk wrote:
I'm not sure where IAOUAI comes from.
The above site reproduces an article on The Pronunciation of the Divine
written by an unknown author, from an URL that is no longer valid.
This article has three interesting notes;
Note # 6 says:
6. According to A.T. Robertson the scribes could interchange ai and e
according to personal taste.
The pronunciation is really the same, the difference being only the
Note #1 says concerning the scholarly reconstructed: YAH:WEH:
1. sec. 102m, Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar. The grammar says that these
vowels are "original".
The author of this article tries to make the case that the waw in
could be changed to a shureq [with a segol under it] thus creating a
Note # 2 says:
2. For those who might doubt the possibility of this form, you should
compare it with Prov. 12:23
My sources indicate that what appears to be a shureq with a segol under
it in Proverbs 12:23
is actually a doubled vav with a segol under it. [ivveleth]
Is what appears to be a shureq in Proverbs 12:23 actually a doubled
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