The Bible Project | – Yahweh – LORD

Yahweh, Adonai, LORD, Jehovah… God seems to have a lot of names, what exactly am I supposed to call Him? We invite you into the fascinating journey behind all the different names Jews and Christians have referred to their creator throughout the centuries, and more importantly, why! Check out our third installment in a six-part exploration of the ancient biblical prayer called “The Shema.”

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  1. Pretty obvious that the early deceivers intentionally used Lord and lord to confuse people when reading the Bible. The objective is to make civil laws the same as the Covenant. WHICH ISN'T TRUE

  2. This video is so misleading and has no evidence from Jewish scripture! YHWH is an abbreviation of God's true name to the Israelites, not YAHWEH! Jews do not pronounce the true name of God, or its abbreviation, and instead use Adonai, but it never went through the transition to become YAHOWAH as described in the video. Ask any Jew and get educated.

  3. Great little teaching with just a few needed corrections. For starters Yahweh Does not actually translate " I will be". This is the 1st clue red flag to the real name being Yahweh… That name actually originated from Mount Gerizim Where Jupiter was worshiped. In that ancient language father Jupiter is translated as "Joweh" Since there is no letter J in Hebrew you can see how this eventually morphed into Yahweh. Please sse the many complete teachings by linguist Nehemiah Gordon Where this is parsed and proven. He then goes into the real name which is still a judgment call still with some unknown vowel pointings. The The modern vowel pointings would Suggest "YEHVOVAH"…. I side with the paleo: YaHuWaH..

    I hope that information helps anyone who is truly searching for the sacred name.

    Shalom Shalom


  4. I like you to know what a blessing this project has been in my life. I've had the opportunity to share it with friends and family, and the Bible broken down in this way Tim, is yielding great results for the kingdom of GOD. My continued prayers to you and your families. Steve UK

  5. I read something recently that was very profound and that is that YHWH also refers to the sound of a breath. Have you guys heard of this? I find it very symbolic to have a connection between God and breathing because it’s a sign of how we are essentially kept alive through no means of our own. We don’t have to put any thought into breathing it just happens. Even at night when our agency and consciousness escapes us during sleep our breathing continues. The breath simply IS and it keeps us alive. God is the same way IMHO.

    HERE , Listen, O Israel: Jehovah our God is one Jehovah. 5 You must love Jehovah your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your strength

    You deserve to defend the bible , but rather u have tried to defend your ideas which are powerless and ever useless
    First lets ask Jesus christ about this ??????? Which commandment is FIRST OF ALL ? Mark 12 :29-30
    Jesus answered: “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel, Jehovah our God is one Jehovah, 30 and you must love Jehovah your God with your whole heart and with your whole soul and with your whole mind and with your whole strength
    Then God said once more to Moses:“This is what you are to say to the Israelites, ‘Jehovah the God of your forefathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ {[ This is my name forever , and this is how I am to be remembered from generation to generation }]
    Let me tell you some thing as to who the name of God is There is no room for doubt, even the blind can find it, Gods Name JEHOVAH IS FOUND MORE THAN 7000 SEVEN THOUSAND TIMES IN THE HEBREW SCRIPTURES,
    YOU HAVE NOT WANTED TO ACCEPT WHAT HE SAID AND DO YOU KNOW WHY ????????????¿¿ THE TRUE JESUS CHRIST TELLS HIS DECIPLES ABOUT HIS FATHERS NAME THEY DONT DOUBT BUT YOU DOUBTED JOHN 17:3,6 This means everlasting life, their coming to know you, THE ONLY TRUE GOD, and the one whom you sent, Jesus Christ
    “I have {[ made your name manifest to the men whom you gave me]} out of the world. They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have observed your word.

    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE those from this world are not sure as to who Gods name is because they have not found the TRUE CHRIST WHO TEACHES

    JOHN 17:25,26 Righteous Father, {[ The world has, indeed, not come to know you]}, but I know you, and these have come to know that you sent me. 26 I have made your name known to them and will make it known, so that the love with which you loved me may be in them and I in union with them
    READ 1 JOHN 4: 6 "6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he who is not of God heareth us not. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error."
    (1 John 4:6)

    "35 Unto thee it was showed, that thou mightest know that Jehovah he is God; there is none else besides him."
    (Deuteronomy 4:35)

    "39 Know therefore this day, and lay it to thy heart, that Jehovah he is God in heaven above and upon the earth beneath; there is none else."
    (Deuteronomy 4:39)

  7. Bible Project, there was a recently active thread that I participated in regarding the Name of JESUS with the last comment being yesterday that I now cannot find. Would you be so kind as to tell me if that thread was deleted and if so for what reason?

  8. 2 mistakes:
    1 – you quoted the first commandment as part of the Shema – that is in the Biblical text, but the Jewish prayer is 'Hear, O Israel, YHWH our God, YHWH is one. Blessed be his glorious name for ever, Amen'
    2 – 'Yahweh' is the invention of 20th century Christian scholars; before the Babylon exile ALL Jews knew the proper sounding of God's covenant Name; since then it has been preserved, usually secretly, by Rabbis, but even 500 years ago Luther knew how it should be said, and he refers to it IN GERMAN as Jehovah [J pronounced Y] – hence the old English usage of Jehovah. YHWH should be said 'Yehovah', not Yahweh