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Yahweh vs. Elohim

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Yahwehnoun

A modern transliteration of the Hebrew word translated Jehovah in the Bible; - used by some critics to discriminate the tribal god of the ancient Hebrews from the Christian Jehovah. Yahweh or Yahwe is the spelling now generally adopted by scholars.

Elohimnoun

One of the principal names by which God is designated in the Hebrew Scriptures.

Yahwehnoun

a name for the God of the Old Testament as transliterated from the Hebrew consonants YHVH

Elohim

In the Hebrew Bible, elohim (Hebrew: ืึฑืœึนื”ึดื™ืโ€Ž [(ส”)eloหˆ(h)im]) usually refers to a single deity, particularly (but not always) the God of Israel. At other times it refers to deities in the plural.The word is the plural form of the word eloah and related to el.

Yahweh

Yahweh was the national god of Ancient Israel. His origins reach at least to the early Iron Age and likely to the Late Bronze Age.

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