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Name, Divine
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There are many titles for the God of Israel in the Old Testament, but only one personal name. His four-letter name,  יהוה(hereafter YHWH), is found frequently (6,823 times), including in the primary confession, “Hear, O Israel, YHWH our God, YHWH is one” (Deut …

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Gieschen, Charles A., “Name, Divine”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00002333>
First published online: 2018



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