[b-hebrew] "Yahweh" occurs 6823 times in the Roman Catholic New Jerusalem

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Sun Jul 25 10:48:21 EDT 2010

Hi Dave,

we discuss Hebrew in general. This has been done with reference to many
sources including Aramaic, Greek, Latin, Coptic and Syriac traditions and a
whole range of Hebrew traditions. Just why you feel discussions on this list
have been limited to Codex Leningradis is completely beyond me.

Please spend some time reading the archives or getting involved in present
discussions. You will find that your view of the list is extremely

James Christian

On 25 July 2010 17:42, <davedonnelly1 at juno.com> wrote:

>  On [Sun Jul 25 10:05:13 EDT 2010 TedBro at aol.com TedBro at aol.com
> wrote:
> >>>
> Issues related to the tetragrammaton have been reviewed ad nauseum on
> this  list.
> It feels to me that there are those on the list who are pushing a
> sectarian agenda.
> My personal response is, "no, thanks!".
> Peace,
> Ted Brownstein
> >>>
> Hi Ted,
> As far as I know the B-hebrew discussion board discusses Codex L,
> as well as BHS texts that are derived from Codex L.
> Since I first posted here it has been of great interest to me that Codex
> L. preserved six different variants of the Tetragrammaton, all vocalized
> differently.
> Before he left Peter Kirk took a major interest in this issue
> and posted all six variants of YHWH that occurred in Codex L.,
> as well as posting the number of times that each occurred in Codex L.
> Now recently I have  become aware of four different English translations
> of a particular BHS text,
> [which was derived from Codex L.]
> in which each of the translators translated each of the 6 variants of
> 1. The Emphasized Bible of about 1905
> 2. The Jerusalem Bible
> 3. The New Jerusalem Bible
> As far as I know no secular source has commented on this issue.
> Since it is at least possible, that God's name might actually be
> "Yahweh",
> it is at least possible that the Masoretes might have chosen to point
> in six different ways,
> to hide the evidence that God's name might actually be "Yahweh" or maybe
> "Yahawh"!
> Dave Donnelly
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