The narrator primarily utilizes the Tetragrammaton
when referring to God in relation to Jonah.
In an extension of the Jewish law prohibition to pronounce the Holy Name, the Tetragrammaton
, Jewish law regards as sacrilegious the destruction of texts with other names of God.
Then he'd pulled his Hebraic letter fantasies in "La muerte y la brujula," something about the Tetragrammaton
, JHVH, God's unpronounceable Hebrew four-letter name, and the serial murders of Jews.
Grammaque littera sit, dicas tetragrammaton
inde, Apparens geta sit, quod probat artigeta.
The basic figure is 177, which is the gematria of Gan 'Eden on one hand, and the three divine names, the Tetragrammaton
, 'Adonai and 'Elohim, on the other; This is also the case of the phrase 'Day and night'--Yomam va-laylah.
Word" is one of the epithets applied to the second Person of the blessed Trinity, and "Lord" is, among other things, the standard English rendering of the tetragrammaton
, the four-lettered unsayable name of God.
MS: That reminds me of the Tetragrammaton
, the unpronounceable four-letter name for God in the Hebrew Bible, best in English as "YHWH.
The footnoted reference leads us to a photograph of that part of Lucas's painting, where we see both the tetragrammaton
and the re-appearing image of God the Father, captioned in 1986 as "during the restoration of 1535 the depiction of God the Father partially exposed.
looms at the end like an obscene tetragrammaton
, a name
For example, the Jewish historical narration as captured by the King James Version of the Bible transcribes the Tetragrammaton
(Yahweh) as follows: "I Am That I am" which literally means that God is nameless, or cannot be named.
Returning to the Mesha Inscription, it is important in the history of the religion of Israel because it has the earliest extra-Biblical attestation of the Tetragrammaton
, the four-lettered name of God that may be transcribed "NHWH" and that appears in the Hebrew Bible thousands of times.
Thus the divine name in a Hebrew text is written YHWH, often referred to as the Tetragrammaton
(literally, "four-letter word").
The epithet Adonai is the pronounced form of the Tetragrammaton
, the ineffable name of God.
First, the fact that, at these points, the Tetragrammaton
is present is indicated by the graphic device of grey shading.
1) Throughout this work, Musculus uses the Latin term Dominus in place of the tetragrammaton
and to convey that our translation will utilize Lord.