Yahwist Yah"wist, n. Also Jahvist Jah"vist, Jahwist Jah"wist, older Jehovist Je*ho"vist The author of the passages of the Old Testament, esp. those of the Hexateuch, in which God is styled Yahweh, or Jehovah; the author of the Yahwistic, or Jehovistic, Prophetic Document (J); also, the document itself. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Jahwist — The Jahwist, also referred to as the Jehovist, Yahwist, or simply as J, is one of the four major sources of the Torah postulated by the Documentary Hypothesis (DH). It is the oldest source, whose narratives make up half of Genesis and the first… …   Wikipedia

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  • Jahwist — Jahwịst   der, en, Bezeichnung für eine der vier Quellenschriften des Pentateuchs, benannt nach dem häufig gebrauchten Gottesnamen Jahwe. Das Werk enthält die älteste zusammenhängende Geschichtserzählung Israels. Es beginnt mit der Erschaffung… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Jahwist — Jah|wịst 〈m.; Gen.: en; Pl.: unz.; AT〉 = Jahvist …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Jahwist — Jah|wist, auch Jahvist [...v...] der; en <zu ↑Jahwe u. ↑...ist> eine der Quellenschriften des ↑Pentateuchs (nach ihrem Gebrauch von ↑Jahwe für Gott); vgl. ↑Elohist …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • jahwist — I. see jahvist II. noun see yahwist I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Documentary hypothesis — JEPD redirects here. JEPD may also refer to Jointly Exhaustive, Pairwise Disjoint. Diagram of the Documentary Hypothesis. * includes most of Leviticus † includes most of Deuteronomy …   Wikipedia

  • Elohist — The Elohist (E) is one of four sources of the Torah described by the Documentary Hypothesis. Its name comes from the term it uses for God: Elohim. It portrays a God who is less anthropomorphic than YHWH of the earlier Jahwist source ( J ).Harris …   Wikipedia

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