The Writings of Yisrayl Zadok

The Writings of Yisrayl Zadok


AUTHORITIVE SOURCES used for the name of the creator:

1) Strong's
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 (Y-H-W-H, 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 [136] 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.

2) Gesenius'
"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 (Y-H-W-H) 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 Y-H-W-H, 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 Testament[ISBN 0-8010-3736-0])

3) Brown-Driver-Briggs
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 Y-H-W-H is YAHWEH.

5) Unger's
Page 1375 of The New Unger's Bible Dictionary (ISBN 0-8024-9037-9) shows that: YAHWEH is The Heb. tetragrammaton (Y-H-W-H) traditionally pronounced 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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