Jehovist

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  • IPA(key): /dʒəˈhoʊvɨst/

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Jehovist

  1. The writer of the passages of the Old Testament, especially those of the Pentateuch, in which the Supreme Being is styled Jehovah. See Elohist.
    • Samuel Davidson
      The characteristic manner of the Jehovist differs from that of his predecessor [the Elohist]. He is fuller and freer in his descriptions; more reflective in his assignment of motives and causes; more artificial in mode of narration.

Noun[edit]

Jehovist (plural Jehovists)

  1. One who maintains that the vowel points of the word Jehovah, in Hebrew, are the proper vowels of that word; opposed to adonist.
  2. (pejorative) A member of the Jehovah's Witnesses.
  3. Anyone who uses the word "Jehovah" as the name of God in worship.

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