[b-hebrew] yhwh pronunciation

Vadim Cherny VadimCherny at mail.ru
Sun Jul 24 10:23:29 EDT 2005

IMHO, YHWH, yah, yaho, and yahu are variant spelling. If, as I suggest, the
Tetragrammaton is composed of "I, thou, you" suffixes, then 3ms could be he,
hu (original), ho, and o - giving all the four forms you mentioned.

Vadim Cherny

> One question I did not see addressed -- unless I missed it -- is, why (for
> what possible purpose) is the Yah ("Jah") form in the text at all?  Is it
> clue hidden in plain sight?  Is it an anachronism? For example, if the
> Tetragram is to be pointed as Yeho-, why do we have Yah (standing alone)
and  -yahu as
> a prefix in theophorics?  Is this irrelevant?  Then, why is  it there in
> text at all?  I have no answers, just questions.
> Solomon Landers

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