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First-Name Basis

The divine Name ‘Yahweh’ will at first sound strange in your ears, being used to the established (but mistaken) English convention of representing the name as ‘the LORD.’ We who are of an older generation will remember the days when calling someone by their Christian name was a privilege granted, not to be presumed upon.

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Exodus 3:14 LXX translation and Question

Exodus 3:14 is very famous verse:

WTT: אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה

Which can be translated as I am who I am or I will be who I will be. 140 more words


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