[b-hebrew] theophoric prefixes (YH~YHW)

Awohili at aol.com Awohili at aol.com
Sat Aug 5 14:06:33 EDT 2006

How well-attested is this practice for the time in which the Hebrew Bible  
was being written, and what are some other examples of it in the Hebrew  Bible?
Solomon Landers
In a message dated 08/05/2006 10:21:45 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,  
davedonnelly1 at juno.com writes:

The form Yah  follows an ancient practice of taking the first and last
letter of a word  
to express its abbreviation.
So the first and last letters of YHVH  produce the abbreviation Yah.

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