[b-hebrew] Theophoric name: Y:HOWYFQIYM

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Tue Jan 3 15:35:47 EST 2006


Dear Dave,

I stayed out of the last round on the pronunciation of God's name, and I 
will this time as well. I'll just say that I assume that the Waw in YHWH was 
consonantal, and later shifted to a vowel sound.

Yigal


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David P Donnelly" <davedonnelly1 at juno.com>
To: <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 10:28 PM
Subject: [b-hebrew] Theophoric name: Y:HOWYFQIYM


> In answer to my question about the theophoric name:Y:HOWYFQIYM,
> Vigel Levin wrote:
>
>>>>
> Dear Dave,
>
> The answer is yes. Just like in Yehonatan (Jonathan), Yehoram (Joram),
> Yehoahaz and a dozen other names.
>
> Yigal
>>>>
>
> Yigal,
>
> Does your answer indicate that the change of the "qamets" in YFH.
> to a simple shewa in the resulting Theophoric Hebrew name,
> [as well as in any of the other 16-17 Theophoric names beginning in
> "Jeho"]
> depends only on the fact that the Hebrew word "YFH. was used in the
> compounding,
> and  has nothing to do with what the actual pronunciation of God's name
> may be?
>
> Dave Donnelly
>
>
>
>> Has this Compound Hebrew name been created by adding the prefix YFH.
>> (via a holem waw)
>> to YFQIYM
>> and in the process the "qamets" in YFH.
>> has become the simple shewa in Y:HOWYFQIYM
>>
>> Dave Donnelly
>
>
> Dear Dave,
>
> The answer is yes. Just like in Yehonatan (Jonathan), Yehoram (Joram),
> Yehoahaz and a dozen other names.
>
> Yigal
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