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A history of the divine name, Gerard Gertoux (1999)

Writing the name of God is not a problem: it is the name of four letters YHWH called the Tetragrammaton. How to pronounce this name?

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Central element of religious service,
the divine name here gives rise to
an interesting study
its origins and its various facets
in Judaism and Christianity.
After a historical journey
Adam to the present day,
the author explores the problems of transcription and vocalization.
Dictionaries indicate that Yahweh (or Yahweh) is an uncertain vocalization,
and that Jehovah is a barbarism
from a misreading.
In this history of the divine name,
Gerard Gertoux, tétragrammiste Hebrew scholar, shows evidence to support
that last statement is deliberately false.
According to the Talmud, the prohibition of pronouncing the name appeared only in the middle of the second century n.è (pge 103).
The Hebrew Bible has two systems of vocalization that overlap in time. System masters lectionis, the oldest, and the system of vowel points invented by the Masoretes (page 123).
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Hopital Cochin, cloister, Paris 14th
Until 70 n.è, the Jewish high priests read on Yom Kippur
blessingNumbers 6:24
pronouncing YHWH in his letters,
that is to say, as it is written.
Josephus, in his book Jewish Antiquities remarked:
"The high priest had his head covered with a linen miter, surrounded by a crown of gold, which was raised in the sacred letters:
there are four vowels. "
Instead of explaining this apparent anomaly, commentators mislead the reader notes indicate that this reading was IAUE. However, these 'sacred letters \' designated written in paleo-Hebrew Tetragrammaton, not Greek. AA8
The question of what the vowels on the letters YHWH is nonsense, because the Masoretic vowels are emerged earlier than the 6th century NS Before this period, the Hebrew names were vocalized by the three letters Y, W, H, as the writings of Qumran have confirmed (pg 10). They are called "mothers of reading." (Pg 101, 123)

In the catalog \ 's exposure (that \' s held in Paris in 2010) on the Dead Sea Scrolls, we read on page 58 this comment on the Grand Roll \ 's Isaiah:

The text has not yet been vocalized by the Masoretic system
which will be developed centuries later,
scribes often used in Hebrew consumed
giving them a value vowel:
the letter waw can be read 'or' or 'o';
the letter yod can match 'i' or 'th';
or the letter hey to 'a' or 'è'.
Qumran The secret manuscripts of the Dead Sea BNF, 2010

In the first century the Y as used only to indicate vowel sounds I and E, W OR O and sounds, and the final H (but never inside of a word) for the A (GG pge 102).

Better to hear the letter H, almost inaudible, it could add a silent e. This slight improvement provides for the name YHWH pronunciation I-eH-Û-A (Iehoua), equivalent to the Masoretic punctuation YeHoWah.

This coincidence is remarkable.

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Church St. Germain-des-pres, Paris 6th Church of St. Sulpice, Paris 6th
These are tetragrams
point vowels
a substitute for the name of God, Adonay.
To the 6th century, Jewish scholars
devised a points system
to indicate which vowels
it should be used in reading
an ancient Hebrew text.
Since the vowels a, o, a,
we should have the name and pointed;
However, as pointed GG (page 124)
we never found this form.
Grammatical reasons are given,
but seriously flawed.
Masoretes simply pointed the Tetragrammaton with the vowels e, a word Shema '(Aramaic expression meaning the name), getting Yehwah form to indicate that the name was read by Adonay, not Elohim.
Thus, for Gerard Gertoux the YeHoWah current form, found in the Jewish Bible, is the result of a long history. The greatest paradoxes of the system Queré / ketib which is a word instead of another, and that was supposed to protect the name of God, was actually protected (page 125).

However, you must go to the \ 'evidence:

the original pronunciation of God's name is unknown;

but it should also be noted that attempts to remove the name of God modern versions and replace or substitute securities are real.

In this context, the \ study \ 's all Gertoux Gérard invites more personal reflection.

A highlight:

the original pronunciation of God's name is unknown

Attempts to remove

God's name modern versions

are real.

In the Bible, the only religious figure who has consistently refused to use the name Satan the Devil. In the story of the temptation (Matthew 4:1-11), Jesus used the name, and Satan anonymous as "God." How important is the use of the personal name of God for the believer? The prayer that Jesus Christ gave as a model begins this way: "Our Father in heaven, hallowed be thy name. "- Matthew 6:9

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