[b-hebrew] IaBe = YHWH or IaBe = Jove?

Vadim Cherny VadimCherny at mail.ru
Sun Jul 24 13:01:24 EDT 2005

> >Well, I do not press this idea; it might be wrong. But Greek borrowing of
> >this basic word from Latin is strange.
> >
> I didn't say that it was borrowed from Latin, but rather that both deus
> and Ζευζ likely have a common root in Indo-European.

That means that Zeus is meaningless in Greek. If, therefore, Zeus is related
to Zvaoth, then the direction of borrowing is from meaningful to
meaningless, from Hebrew to Greek.

Vadim Cherny

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