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

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Leah's maid Zilpah bears a son and then she exclaims bgd "By [the help of] Fortune!" A second son is born and she exclaims again b'sry "by [the help of] my Luck." (36) Throughout much of the birth narrative of the tribal ancestors YHWH is called Elohim (30:2, 6, 18, 20, 22), in other words, El.
This proposal breaks away from the traditional scholarly view, which takes Genesis 12:1-3 as the announcement of Yhwh's promise to Abram.
After the Judean tribes settled in "the promised land," Jerusalem became important to them because it was a place of sanctuary and a resting place for YHWH. The sacredness of Jerusalem still holds true today for Jewish people.
En su incipit encontramos nuestra <<formula>> (declinada con cierta flexibilidad): <<Yo, YHWH, tu Dios, soy un Dios celoso, que castiga la iniquidad de los padres en los hijos hasta la tercera y cuarta generacion para los que me odian y tengo clemencia por mil generaciones con los que me aman y guardan mis preceptos>>.
So according to Genesis, YHWH's people were to share the land with their Canaanite neighbors, but by the time of Joshua, those same neighbors were to be "utterly destroyed." Abram's call to bless all the families on earth contrasts with Ezra's religious purge of all non-Jewish spouses on his return from Babylon.
In the book of Jeremiah, land is YHWH'S own pure and precious nahalah.
Jonah eventually divulges that he worships YHWH (1:9).
Jonah, on the other hand, is terrified by the prospect of prophesying to Nineveh, and he grabs the first boat out of town, "to Tarshish." Yet, in this simple but sophisticated tale of prophecy that we find in the Book of Jonah, God is not satisfied to let Jonah flee; YHWH does not throw up the divine hands and pick a more suitable candidate to prophesy to Nineveh.
Perhaps a better alternative is that American Catholics are attracted to the portrait of Jesus as the divine Logos, YHWH ("I AM"), who constantly penetrates the proud and rebellious human psyche and challenges its shallow perspectives.
The memory was sealed as Miriam and the other women danced the dance of YHWH, the God of economic emancipation: "The Lord will reign forever and ever" (Exodus 15:18).
Some refer to Him as YHWH, some as Allah, some as one God and others as triune God.
"The venerable biblical tradition of sacred Scripture, known as the Old Testament, displays a series of divine appellations, among which is the sacred name of God revealed in a Tetragrammaton YHWH -- hwhw," the message said.
8 GOD AND GRAPHIC DESIGN My neighborhood mosque, Madina Masjid at Eleventh and First, recently solved one of the great graphic design-based theology problems since the Jews figured out how to spell YHWH. "THERE IS NO GOD" their sign used to read, in foot-high green sans serif type.