[b-hebrew] Questions about YHWH

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Mon Jul 18 09:44:18 EDT 2005

It was not pronounced publicly - it was pronounced only in the 
innermost chamber, he was there alone.


Later rabbinic sources recount that the Name was pronounced publicly by the
High Priest only on Yom Kippur, and that after the destruction of the
Temple, the proper pronunciation was lost.

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