This article dives deep into a comparative study of the two pivotal textual traditions of the Old Testament - the Masoretic Text and the Greek Septuagint. Unravel the fascinating intricacies, variations, and theological implications, with a particular focus on the representation of the Tetragrammaton.
APPENDIX 10 The Divine Name in the Hebrew Scriptures
“Jehovah” (Heb., הוהי, YHWH), God’s personal name, initially occurs in Genesis 2:4. The ultimate disgrace that modern translators render to the heavenly Father of the Holy Scriptures is eliminating or disguising his personal name.
OTTC: THE SACRED PERSONAL NAME OF GOD THE FATHER: The Myth That Jehovah Was Pointed with the Vowel Markings of Adonai
The divine name יהוה (JHVH) is used some six thousand eight hundred and twenty-three times in the Masoretic Text. Six thousand five hundred and eighteen times the name is marked to be pronounced יְהֹוָה (Hebrew) J'hõh-vãh' 3068). Three hundred and five times the name is marked to be pronounced יֱהֹוִה (Hebrew Jehõh-vih' 3069). Not once is the divine...
OTTC: THE SACRED PERSONAL NAME OF GOD: The Myth That There Was No “J” Until 500 Years Ago
The first symbol representing both "i" and "j" appeared around 800 A.D. This symbol was invented by French monks, who adapted it from Roman writings. In 1066 the symbol was transported to Saxon England by William the Conqueror. Thus the first symbol representing the "j" sound was introduced to the English-speaking peoples more than nine hundred years ago--nearly five...
OTTC Genesis 2:4: Is the Father’s Personal Name Important?
What Is God’s personal name? Not surprisingly, the bulk of the 2 billion+ members of the churches of Christianity would likely find that question difficult to answer. And of those who can answer it, they have likely heard the common myth that has been passed down for centuries.