[b-hebrew] The name "Judah"

kenneth greifer greifer at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 19 14:14:55 EST 2007


Maybe the name "Judah" is a combination of the name of G-d spelled yud -hay and the hophal past tense (hay vav dalet hay), and means "G-d was praised." When his mother gave birth to him, she praised G-d, so G-d was praised. Maybe when the words were combined, one hay was dropped.
 
I am just guessing.
 
Kenneth Greifer
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