[b-hebrew] YHWH pronunciation

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Thu Jul 28 07:17:59 EDT 2005

On 28/07/2005 01:46, Read, James C wrote:

> I think that would be just far too coincidental to believe.

I don't mean a coincidence, I mean that the Cherokees took the name and 
the stories from the traders, or from missionaries who accompanied them. 
Well, Jack has explained this idea in more detail.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Kirk [mailto:peterkirk at qaya.org]
> Sent: Wed 7/27/2005 10:55 PM
> To: Stephen Segall
> Cc: Read, James C; b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org
> Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] YHWH pronunciation
> On 27/07/2005 21:51, Stephen Segall wrote:
> >The pronunciation was based on diaries kept by traders who lived with the
> >Cherokees for decades and detailed their customs and religion.
> >
> > 
> >
> Is it possible that the name of these traders' own God was pronounced by
> them Ye-ho-wah or Je-ho-vah, and that they might themselves have passed
> on to the Cherokee nation this name and the stories of Adam and Eve etc?

Peter Kirk
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