Jehovah

posted Jun 20, 2010, 2:43 AM by Professor Katz
In some of the readings, you will have noticed that Christians use the term 'Jehovah'.  The English Christian Hebraists who translated the Bible into English read yod-heh-vav-heh as an ordinary Hebrew word, and invented the name "Jehovah", as shown in this English Bible of 1671:
 
 
As we all know, actually pronouncing the name of God is very problematic, an issue dealt with in the Life of Brian (1979) :
 
 
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