Adonist
Adonist A*do"nist ([.a]*d[=o]"n[i^]st), n. [Heb. [a^]d[=o]n[=a]i my Lords.] One who maintains that points of the Hebrew word translated ``Jehovah'' are really the vowel points of the word ``Adonai.'' See {Jehovist}. [1913 Webster]

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  • adonist — noun One who maintains that the vowel points of the Tetragrammaton translated Jehovah are the vowel points that belong to the word Adonai. Ant: Jehovist …   Wiktionary

  • Adonist — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jehovist — noun a) One who maintains that the vowel points of the word Jehovah, in Hebrew, are the proper vowels of that word; opposed to adonist. b) The writer of the passages of the Old Testament, especially those of the Pentateuch, in which the Supreme… …   Wiktionary

  • Jehovist — Je*ho vist, n. 1. One who maintains that the vowel points of the word Jehovah, in Hebrew, are the proper vowels of that word; opposed to {adonist}. [1913 Webster] 2. The writer of the passages of the Old Testament, especially those of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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