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Etymology[]

Transliteration of Hebrew יהוה Causative form (Hiphil) of the verb "havah" (הוה) "to be / to become". "He causes to be" or "He comes to be". The word deliberately uses the vowel sounds from "adonai" (אדני) "lord".

Proper noun[]

Singular
Jehovah

Plural
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Jehovah

  1. Template:Religion The personal name of God in the Hebrew Scriptures; in Hebrew, יהוה (YHVH)
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Jehovah's Witnesses
    • I left Jehovah ten years ago.

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Noun[]

Singular
Jehovah

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  1. (informal) A Jehovah's Witness.
    • I've never had Jehovahs at my door, but the other day two Mormons came to my door.

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See also[]

zh-min-nan:Jehovah et:Jehovah el:Jehovah it:Jehovah hu:Jehovah nl:Jehovah ru:Jehovah

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