[b-hebrew] Variants of YHWH in the BHS Text

Dave Washburn dwashbur at nyx.net
Sat Sep 27 16:33:13 EDT 2003


On Saturday 27 September 2003 12:48, Jason Hare wrote:
> > Mark Eddy says:
> >
> >
> > So the "it is written" form of God's Hebrew name has no  vowels.
> >
> >
> > Dave says:
> >
> > Concerning this "it is written" form of God's name that has no vowels,
> >
> > God says in the last sentence of Exodus 3:15:
> > : this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations.
> >
> > It would seem that you possibly  believe that this 4-letter Hebrew name
> > without vowels
> > is God's name forever.
> >
> > Do you believe that a time will come,
> > when men and women will once again know how
> > to pronounce this 4-letter Hebrew name without vowels,
> > and men and women will pray to God using this name?
> > [and pronouncing this name as God pronounced it to Moses]
> >
> > Dave Donnelly
>
> All I have to say is that I was not /off/ in my assumption that Dave was
> trying to corner us with Sacred Name propaganda. So, I will sit back down
> now. Point is made.

Agreed.  I stand corrected.

-- 
Dave Washburn
http://www.nyx.net/~dwashbur
"God does a lot of things in the Psalms
that He can't get away with in systematic theology."



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