Jah definition

A biblical form of the name of God (Yahweh), used especially in Rastafarianism.
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(religion) Shortened form of Jehovah, God's personal name in the Bible. Often appearing as part of Biblical names as "-iah", or "Jeho-" as in Isaiah, Jeremiah, Jehoshua, and Jehosaphat, and Hebrew words like "hallelujah".
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(Rastafarian) God.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of jah - yah

Origin of jah

  • Hebrew yāh hwy in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition