Definition of Tetragrammaton

1. Noun. Four Hebrew letters usually transliterated as YHWH (Yahweh) or JHVH (Jehovah) signifying the Hebrew name for God which the Jews regarded as too holy to pronounce.

Generic synonyms: Tetragram



Definition of Tetragrammaton

1. n. The mystic number four, which was often symbolized to represent the Deity, whose name was expressed by four letters among some ancient nations; as, the Hebrew JeHoVaH, Greek qeo`s, Latin deus, etc.

Definition of Tetragrammaton

1. Noun. The four Hebrew letters ???? (in transliteration, YHWH or JHVH) used as the ineffable name of God in the Hebrew Bible, variously transliterated as Yahweh or Jehovah. ¹

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Definition of Tetragrammaton

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetragrammaton

Tethyidae
Tethys
Teton
Teton Range
Tetovo
Tetra Pak
Tetraclinis
Tetraclinis articulata
Tetradite
Tetradites
Tetragonia
Tetragonia expansa
Tetragonia tetragonioides
Tetragoniaceae
Tetragonurus
Tetragrammaton (current term)
Tetrahymena
Tetrameres
Tetraneuris
Tetraneuris acaulis
Tetraneuris grandiflora
Tetranychidae
Tetrao
Tetrao urogallus
Tetraodontidae
Tetraonidae
Tetrapturus
Tetratrichomonas
Tetris
Tetris effect

Literary usage of Tetragrammaton

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1. The Freemasons' Monthly Magazine by Charles Whitlock Moore (1873)
"THE Tetragrammaton AGAIN. We have received two communications in relation to the action of the General Grand Chapter in 1871, and the report adopted by the ..."

2. The Early History and Antiquities of Freemasonry: As Connected with Ancient by George Franklin Fort (1881)
"... FOR THE NAME — QUEEN OF SHEBA VISITS SOLOMON TO OBTAIN THE "WORD"—IT is CONCEALED IN A ROD — ITS POTENCY — HINDOO OMNIFIC WORD — Tetragrammaton ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"The origin and interpretation of the Tetragrammaton. ... 1025 General on the Tetragrammaton; also some on other names. Technical. Good. Copy: ICN. ..."

4. The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy by Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1917)
""1M1 Therefore, Tetragrammaton is the THREE made four and the FOUR made three, ... And Rabbi Shimeon called them the seven eyes of Tetragrammaton, ..."

5. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, with Historical Surveys by Charles F Horne (1917)
"And although everywhere it be called the hand of Tetragrammaton, ... For if they be benevolent, it is called the right hand of Tetragrammaton, ..."

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