[b-hebrew] Questions about YHWH

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Sat Jul 16 13:13:32 EDT 2005

On 16/07/2005 12:17, Alexander Oldernes wrote:

>... In 
>actual fact, before 1100 CE , the Tetragram has been pointed with only the 
>two vowels e, a of the Aramaic word Shema which means "The Name".The vowel o 
>appeared, after 1100 CE , owing to the influence of the reading of the word 

In actual fact, this is untrue. In Codex Leningradensis from around 1000 
CE, a small minority of instances of the divine name are pointed with 
holam over the middle.

A huge range of views on the divine name can be found on the Internet, 
some unfortunately based on incorrect facts and bad argumentation.

Peter Kirk
peter at qaya.org (personal)
peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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