[b-hebrew] theophoric prefixes (YH~YHW)
joel at stucki.ws
Mon Aug 7 21:29:51 EDT 2006
On 8/5/06, Alexander Oldernes <alexander at oldernes.no> wrote:
> "Yahu" is "Yah" + "hu"
> Eliyah means "my God is Yah", while Eliyahu means "my God is Yah himself".
> YH may be the first and the last letter of YHWH - then it would prove an 'a'
> in the last syllable.
> That make sense because when the three first letters are used in theophoric
> names, they are written "Yeho".
> Alexander Oldernes
This is an interesting assertion. I have never heard this position
before. Is this your original idea Alexander or do others hold it as
well? Can you point me to any papers or books that explore this idea?
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