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Modern Hebrew uses a 'V' sound and the letter is called vav. In early, biblical Hebrew, it appears that the same letter was pronounced 'W'. To avoid confusion, many (but not all) linguists refer to the letter as waw when used in biblical Hebrew. So, YHVH and YHWH are both correct, but YHWH is generally preferred for biblical references. It did have a ...
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