[b-hebrew] YHWH pronunciation
peterkirk at qaya.org
Mon Aug 1 07:23:02 EDT 2005
On 01/08/2005 12:09, Read, James C wrote:
> Peter! Can you run me through the long 'eh' reasoning again? I still
> quite got the grasp of it.
I rather think there are two bases for this:
1) The Greek attestations of the name, which mostly end in -E, or -AI
which was pronounced like a long "e".
2) The hypothesis that the name is derived from a form of the verb HWH,
which would typically end in -e(h).
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