YHVH Means; He Is, He Was, He Always Will Be.
Close to 2,000 Hebrew Documents Have Been Discovered with these Vowel Markers, yet the correct pronunciation debate continues.
Up until January 2018, nobody really had enough evidence to stand on, some people pronounced YHVH, Yahweh while others said, Jehovah. Then came Nehemia Gordon’s research of the Hebrew Scriptures. When he discovered thousands of vowel markers proving the pronunciation of Yehovah, the evidence seemed indisputable.
To my surprise, there was backlash aimed at Nehemia’s research. Some placed doubt by saying the Scribes would have never put the correct vowel markers on The Name, they were added to throw people off.
We also have the debate of the vowel sounds. The W or U sound was more ancient than the V sound so it must be pronounced like: Yahuah or Yahowah.
Doesn’t it make you wonder why so much confusion and why people are trying this hard to find the correct pronunciation of these four Sacred Hebrew letters?
Do You Know Why Bible Translator’s Replaced “YHVH” With “LORD?”
YHVH is written in the Hebrew Scriptures 6,830 times. As people learn their translations have replaced YHVH with LORD they naturally want the Name restored. But why was it removed in the first place?
Jewish Rabbi’s have made it a point to keep the pronunciation of these four sacred letters a secret but This goes against YHVH’s Words, “
As long as people believe the superstition that His Name is too Holy to Speak how will it be proclaimed in all the earth?
Judah adapted several Babylonian customs during their 70 year captivity in ancient Babylon, 586-716 B.C. Not pronouncing the Name was just one, we need to check everything we believe to the plume-line of Torah.
YHVH’s Salvation Made YHVH’s Name Known When He was on Earth
As of the latest research these four Hebrew letters, referred to as the tetragrammaton, are pronounced “Y’hovah,” meaning He Exists, He Is, He Was, He Always Will Be.
Still Think It Doesn’t Matter?
Before we had evidence of these documents I was the first to say, it doesn’t matter how we pronounce the Name, as long as we know the meaning. I personally pronounced The Name by its Hebrew letters, Yod, Hay, Vav, Hay.
Knowing “Yahweh” was invented in 1786, and the other pronunciations are also guesses, I’m confident saying The Name, Yehovah, until additional evidence corrects me.
*Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Gesenius (3 February 1786 – 23 October 1842) was a German orientalist, Lutheran, and Biblical critic. He is credited, among other things, with the reconstructed pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton, “Yahweh”.