God: a form of the Hebrew name in the Old Testament
also Yah′ve or Yah′veh
Origin of YahwehHeb, hypothetical reconstruction of the Tetragrammaton YHWH: first component, ya, Yahu, god ; from older Canaanite name
also Yah·veh or Jah·veh or Jah·weh
A name for God thought to represent the original pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton among the ancient Hebrews.
Origin of YahwehConventional pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton, written in Hebrew as yhwh; see hwy in Semitic roots.