[b-hebrew] Theophoric name: Y:HOWYFQIYM

Jack Kilmon jkilmon at historian.net
Tue Jan 3 18:40:39 EST 2006


That sounds reasonable, Yigal.  If YHWH was indeed the Hiph'il of HWH I 
would have expected it to have  been YeHAWA and I can understand a shift to 
"YEHO" in theophoric use if we factor in Aramaic usage where alaha is aloho.

Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yigal Levin" <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>
To: "b-hebrew" <b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 2:35 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] Theophoric name: Y:HOWYFQIYM


> 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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