[b-hebrew] YHWH.. is the pronunciation important?

B. M. Rocine brocine at twcny.rr.com
Thu Aug 4 10:08:48 EDT 2005

Dear Gene,

You are entering into a question of religious practice that is beyond 
the mission of this list.  Please discontinue this direction.

Bryan Rocine
b-hebrew co-chair

Gene Gardner wrote:
> I have been pondering if the actual pronunciation of
> YHWH is all that important for a number of reasons. If
> I remember correctly, the Mishnah refers to the Hebrew
> language as leshon ha-kodesh.(the Holy tongue). Does
> that mean that it the final tongue? What I have been
> examining recently is this passage from the Hebrew
> Scriptures:
> Zephaniah 3
> 9 For then will I turn to the peoples a pure language,
> that they may all call upon the name of the LORD, to
> serve Him with one consent. 
> The Name LORD is represented in the Hebrew as YHWH. My
> question is, what would be this pure language that is
> spoken of in this passage, and if it was a new
> language 9not restored), wouldn't one be calling on a
> new Name?
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