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The Lord, the Lord …translating the tetragrammaton

Notes for a discussion on Yom Kippur afternoon

The Lord, The Lord, a God of mercy and compassion,slow to anger, generous in love and truth, showing love to thousands, forgiving sin, wrong and failure; who pardons.

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Discussion And Commentary

The Tetragrammaton

5“And now, what have I here,” declares HWHY, “that My people are taken away for naught? Those who rule over them make them wail,” declares HWHY, “and My Name is despised all day continually.

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Start at the end:

What falls into your hand

When you surrender:

A feather, a letter

Or a note with a name.

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The Names of God

As we are getting ready to discuss the Book of Jonah which is found in the Hebrew Bible I thought I would share this piece to help you with your reading.   963 more words



It’s really difficult to talk about God, isn’t it? I’m not saying that for people whose relationship is so intimate that it’s like an invasion of privacy.  445 more words

"I AM WHO I AM": Thomas Aquinas and the Metaphysics of the Exodus

Soon to be doctor Eric Jobe has posted a blog article on the divine Name revealed to Moses—“YHWH Among the Gods.” The Tetragrammaton, we learn, is a third-person singular verb, probably originally meaning “he causes to be” or “he causes to exist.” But Exodus 3:14 also offers a canonical interpretation of the Name: 1,839 more words