Thoughts On The Lemnos Stele
Ernest P. Moyer
epmoyer at netrax.net
Tue Mar 13 08:47:20 UTC 2001
Brown, Driver and Briggs tell me that Yah is contracted from YHWH and is the
proper spelling. See page 219.
In the few passages I have examined it is always spelled Yah.
Did you forget the "aitch?"
> Dear Peter and IEists:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "petegray" <petegray at btinternet.com>
> 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
>> 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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