Thoughts On The Lemnos Stele

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Fri Mar 9 02:16:38 UTC 2001

Dear Peter and IEists:
 ----- Original Message -----
From: "petegray" <petegray at>
Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2001 10:51 AM

>>>  y-h-w-h  ... NOT y-h-w.

>> So you reject the obvious assumption that the final `h' is merely a mater
>> lectionis?

> That idea is vary far from obvious!   In most cases where a mater lectionis
> is used, there are spellings with and without the letter, but y-h-w is never
> found for the name of God.


But Ya is.


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