Does the usage of Yahweh Sabaoth (the LORD of Hosts) among the Israelites suggest that Yahweh was originally a war god of the armies? Sabaoth also means "hosts" but I'm not sure what that alludes to.
The passage of Exodus 3:14, where God presents Himself as «I am that I am», is it historically previous to Parmenides, the greek philosopher? I'm reading a manual on metaphysics as the ontology, and ...
Potentially, the name Yahweh could have come from Jethro the Midianite or via Canaanite god Yam. I want to ask if Moses received the use of the term Yahweh through Jethro a Midianite, or was it a ...
Many traditional Hebrew personal names contain a reference to God in their meaning. For example the name יְהוֹשֻֽׁעַ׃ Joshua means 'Yahwah is salvation'. But what about Yahwah itself [יְהוָ֨ה] ? Is ...
What are the explanations that are present (if any) on the matter of why in His prayers Jesus never addressed God by name "Jehovah"?
In the following verse, did Jesus in fact say the word, the name of God, that no Jew would dare to say aloud at that time? As soon then as he had said unto them, I am [he], they went backward, ...
I was telling the kids in my Catechism class yesterday that we don't pronounce God's name anymore in hymns during Mass. They were a tad taken aback, especially since apparently they're supposed to ...
It seems that few Christians deliberatly use the term 'Yahweh', yet it is a cultural norm that using peoples real names shows some level of appreciation and honor. Are there any Christian traditions ...
I think everyone knows that Jesus is Greek but why don't Jehovahs Witnesses use his Hebrew name which is closer to Joshua rather than Jesus?
This news article by Catholic News Service tells of the removal of the Tetragrammaton from Catholic masses. "Yahweh" -- a name of God that the Vatican has ruled must not "be used or pronounced" in ...
God's name is written as the Tetragrammaton יהוה (YHWH) in the Old Testament. The name is not vocalized in the manuscripts and it's considered ineffable, forbidden to say aloud, by Jews. For that ...