1. four Hebrew letters usually transliterated as YHWH (Yahweh) or JHVH (Jehovah) signifying the Hebrew name for God which the Jews regarded as too holy to pronounce
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How To Use Tetragrammaton In A Sentence

  • In the Cabala, the Quaternical system is the Tetragrammaton, the four-letter name of God, commonly pronounced Yahweh or Jehovah.
  • In the patristic period, the Tetragrammaton played little role in Christian theology, largely because of linguistic obstacles.
  • Even the Tetragrammaton (YHVH) which is called God's "proper name" only denotes His highest emanation in creation.
  • Similarly, it is customary to write Yehudah with an aleph rather than a final hey, lest one accidentally leave out the letter dalet and write the Tetragrammaton.
  • The prohibition of the use of fleshmeat and milk at one meal: the hebdomadary symposium of incoordinately abstract, perfervidly concrete mercantile coexreligionist excompatriots: the circumcision of male infants: the supernatural character of Judaic scripture: the ineffability of the tetragrammaton: the sanctity of the sabbath. Ulysses
  • Although God Himself is absolutely unknowable and unnameable, the Tetragrammaton is His highest emanation in creation.
  • The ineffable name, the tetragrammaton, the shem hamphorash, -- for it is known by all these appellations, -- consists of four letters, _yod, heh, vau_, and _heh_, forming the word הוהי. The Symbolism of Freemasonry
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