[b-hebrew] YHWH pronunciation
peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Aug 10 08:06:18 EDT 2005
On 10/08/2005 12:22, David P Donnelly wrote:
> It almost seems that the Catholic Church has created a hybrid name
> which has the vowels of "Jabe" and the consonants of "YHWH".
It was not created by the Catholic Church, but originates probably with
the Protestant Gesenius.
> Did the Samaritan language resemble the Hebrew language in about 400
> Do the letters yod and he, and waw look the same in the Samaritan
The Samaritan script was and is similar to the palaeo-Hebrew. These
three letters would have been distinct from one another but similar to
the palaeo-Hebrew forms which were still used for the divine name in
some MSS of the 1st century CE.
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