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He discusses the tetragrammaton at several places in the grammar.1 In §102m he includes the vowel pointing patach-šĕwă-sĕgōl that leads to our English “Yahweh”. That is: יַהְוֶה‎. Elsewhere throughout the grammar he either uses the unpointed יהוה or the Masoretic יְהוָֹה (šĕwă'-ḥōlem-qāmeṣ; that is, the vowels of אֲדֹנָי ʾădōnāy 2). The relationship between ...


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The answers to the O.P.'s questions are simple: No, the pronunciation of a word would not enter in any meaningful way into the contents of the faith. Faith has to do with God and those truths revealed by Him. (See Catechism of the Catholic Church no. 156.) The revelation of God as “I Am Who Am” (see Ex. 3:14), which is deeply linked to the Tetragrammaton, ...


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Some Christians regularly do use the "name" of God. Notably, the Jehovah's Witnesses call God "Jehovah", which is the name God gave himself on the Mountain when talking to Moses. I've also met plenty of non-denominational Christians that regularly call God "Yahweh", and it is in some of their music too; they certainly don't shy away from it. Also, most ...


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It became Jewish practice to substitute Addonai (which means "lord") for the proper name of Yahweh. They generally did this because they felt at the time that the proper name of God was too sacred to actually use, the practice of which became known as the Ineffable Name Doctrine (more info here ) They also felt that since there was only one true God, the ...


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The Tetragrammaton is not supposed to be pronounced, nor did Christians ever licitly pronounce it in the liturgy, according to the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments's June 29, 2008, letter, summarized here: The letter from the Holy See explains that the Divine Name as revealed in the Old Testament, יהוה (YHWH), has ...


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Here is a basic answer: In Exodus 3:14, אֶֽהְיֶה (eh-yeh, a form of the Hebrew verb "to be") is used as part of what today would be considered a folk etymology of the most sacred Hebrew name of God, called the "Tetragrammaton": יהוה as it appears in the original unpointed (no vowels) Hebrew manuscripts. Eh-yeh is not itself the commonly used name for God in ...


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To answer this question we must recall two statements by Jesus in his High Priestly Prayer: "I revealed your Name to the men whom You have given Me out of the world." (Jn 17:6) "And I made known to them your Name, and will make it known, so that the Love with which You loved Me may be in them, and I in them." (Jn 17:26) Now, in what sense ...



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