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Sitck to what you know, "Infidel"

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Submitted by Abu Nudnik (Canada), Oct 10, 2007 at 18:45

Infidel, you should stick to what you know. The pronunciation of YHVH vs. YHWH is in doubt only because of the history of movement from the OO sound through the W sound to the V sound, known to many languages.

Modern Hebrew has the V sound and OO sound for the "vav" which certainly at one time must therefore have been pronounced in some instances as a "w." The debate is really about when, not if and therefore the debate continues.

"Yeshuah," on the other hand, is completely different. It does NOT use the same consonant set. It is a word meaning salvation (lit: "my father is salvation") and also was the name Jesus was called in the Christian Gospels and the books that follow in the Christian New Testament. It NEVER means God in the original Hebrew Bible. In those books, "Elohim," "El Shaddai," "El Elyon," "Adonai" (lit: "my master") also do NOT use the same consonant set as YHVH.

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