YHWH represents the Hebrew letters "Yud-Heh-Vav-Heh." It was the name God gave for Himself when Moshe inquired of Him. In most modern translations it is usually written "LORD" (in capital letters) or "HaShem" (in the Hebrew Tanach, it means "The Name"). It has been improperly translated "Jehovah," based on a German bastardization of YHWH and "Adonai." The word "Jehovah" does not appear in the Hebrew language and is simply incorrect. YHWH is probably pronounced "Yahweh," and means "I Am That I Am." The implication is that God is completely self-sufficient.
Blessed are you, YHWH, our God, King of the Universe ...
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Called the Tetragrammaton (four letters), this is the personal name of the Biblical deity. In Hebrew, these four letters are Yod, He, Vav or Waw, and He (most Bibles show the Hebrew alphabet in Psalm 119). Most Hebrew scholars give YaHWeH as the correct pronunciation.
In the Masoretic Hebrew Text of the Old Testament, YHWH (properly YaHWeH) usually has the vowels for Adonai ("Lord") inserted, producing YeHoWaH. This codified form was not meant to be pronounced as is, rather it means "think Yahweh, say Adonai". This was done based on the idea of Rabbinic Judaism that it is better not to say "Yahweh" at all rather than to take a chance on saying it in vain.

Some Christians who were unaware of this, pronounced the codified form as is. YeHoWaH evolved over time into IeHoUaH and finally JeHoVaH.
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Gods name...simple no? Translated from hebrew its Jehovah.
me:The only people who bear gods name are Jehovah's Witnesses.So they are his people as proven in the bible.QED.
Random Jew walking around:Oh *then promptly dissapears in a puff of ligic and everyone reads "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and the world rejoyces*
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Most Hebrew scholars give "Yahweh" as being the correct pronunciation of this name.

"Jehovah" is a pronunciation that has evolved as a result of time, multiple translations from one language to another, and an ignorance of the Masorites inserting vowels for alternate, substitute titles.
YHWH/YHVH = Yahweh.

"Yahweh" is not a title, rather it is the creator's personal name. It means "I AM WHO I AM" and is His name FOREVER (Exodus 3:14-15); it does NOT mean "Lord" ("Baal" = "Lord") and "God" is the exact pronunciation of G-a-D, the false deity spoken of in ISAIAH 65:11 sometimes translated as "that Troop", "Fortune" or "Fate".

Why not simply call the creator by His actual name?
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Also known as the Tetragrammaton, this is one of the Hebrew names for God. The Latinized version is rendered Jehovah approximately.

Literally means, "I AM."

It should be noted that God declared Himself to Moses using this name, and Jesus also declared Himself to the Jewish officials using this name.
"And God said to Moses, 'I AM WHO I AM.' And He said, 'Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, "I AM has sent me to you."' Moreover God said to Moses, 'Thus you shall say to the children of Israel: "The LORD God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you. This is My name forever, and this is My memorial to all generations."'"
- Exodus 3:14-15

"Jesus said to them, 'Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM.'"
- John 8:58
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The holy name of the Lord God of Israel. YHVH is the God of the Jews, Christians and, in theory, Muslims.

Hebrew has no vowels so the spelling is just Yod(Y) He(H) Vau(V/W) He(H)

Jews thought it was blasphemy to say the name of God. Since they never said the name, people no longer know how to pronounce it.

Most people think it was pronounced Yahveh although it has previously been thought to be Jehovah.

When Jews speak about God they just say HaShem (the name).
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"YHWH/YHVH", called the Tetragrammaton (four letters), this is not The Most High's name. This is the incommunicable name spoken of by Solomon, saying that this name was ascribed unto stones (ancient artifacts) and stocks (ancient manuscripts) for the purpose to deceive the world (c.f, Wisdom of Solomon 14:21, see also Rev 12:9).

The name of the Most High is "Ahayah" and He commanded the children of Israel in Exodus 23:13 NOT to invoke (call on) the name of lesser deities. And He also spoke a future prophecy which is located in Hosea 2:16 saying, it shall be in that day...you shall CALL ME NO MORE BAALI.

The word Baali is No. 1180 in Strong’s Hebrew Dictionary and its a symbolical name for יהוה (YHWH).

So with that small snippet of knowledge uncovering Satan's shame out of the way, now let's scrutinize the name of יהוה (YHWH) to reveal the true meaning behind the name.

In Hebrew, the prefix י (Y) means He.

The root word הוה (HWH) is No. 1943 in Strong’s Hebrew Dictionary and has the meaning of “mischief, ruin.”

Another form of No. 1943 is No. 1942, ‘HWH’, which is translated “calamity, iniquity, mischief, mischievous (thing), naughtiness, naughty, noisome, perverse thing, substance, very wickedness.”

Put the two (Y + HWH) together and you get “He is mischief, ruin, calamity, perversion, and wickedness”. And don’t forget ‘noisome‘ – which means it stinks! Simply put, יהוה (YHWH) is The deity of Evil!

Y = He is
HWH = Mischief
YHWH aka The father of lies
YHWH/YHVH, is the got damn devil that the bible speaks of!
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