AUTHORITIVE SOURCES used for the name of the creator:
Using a Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, Genesis 2:4 shows the
name of the Father in Heaven is Hebrew word #3068. Page 47 of the Hebrew
and Chaldee Dictionary in the back of this same book shows that word 3068 is
the tetragrammaton (, read right to left,
the letters are: Yod-Hay-Waw-Hay). Also word #3069 on this same page shows the
same tetragrammaton with different vowel points: a var. of 3068 [used after
136, and pronounced by Jews as 430, in order to prevent the repetition of
the same sound, since they eleswhere pronounce 3068 as 136]. The Jews would
not say YAHWEH, instead they say  ADONAI; (my) Lord (see page 8 of the
Hebrew and Chaldee Dictionary in the back of the Strong's). -- Strong's
Exhaustive Concordance of The Bible, ISBN 0-8507-6750-1.
"The later Hebrews, for some centuries before the time of the [Messiah],
either misled by a false interpretation of certain laws (Ex. 20:7, Lev.
24:11), or else following some old superstition, regarded this name as so
very holy, that it might not even be pronounced. Whenever, therefore, this
tetragrammaton () occurred in the sacred text,
they were accustomed to
substitue for it ADONAI (LORD), and thus the vowels of the noun ADONAI are
in the Masoretic text placed under the four letters ,
but with this
difference, that the initial Yod receives a simple and not a compound
Sh'va." (Page 337, Gesenius' Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon to the Old
The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (ISBN 1-56563-206-0) on
page 217 shows that Strong's Hebrew word #3068 is YAHWEH, and is the proper
name of the Father in Heaven.
4) Koehler and Baumgartner
The Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon of the Old Testament by Ludwig Koehler and
Walter Baumgartner (ISBN 90 04 09700 7) Volume II, on page 394 shows that
Page 1375 of The New Unger's Bible Dictionary (ISBN 0-8024-9037-9) shows
that: YAHWEH is The Heb. tetragrammaton ()
Jehovah, is now known to be correctly vocalized Yahweh.
Try this test: say Yod-Hay-Waw-Hay quickly and compare to Yahweh (yah-way).
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