Yaldabaoth

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Hebrew יַלְדָּה בֹ֔הוּת(yaldāh bōhūṯ, daughter of [the] void) or its Aramaic equivalent ילדא בהות(yaldā’ bāhūṯ, son of chaos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌjɑːldəˈbeɪɒθ/

Proper noun[edit]

Yaldabaoth

  1. (Gnosticism) The name of the Demiurge or 'False God'. Created when Sophia (one of the lesser aeons) tried to emanate without her counterpart (Christ).