Yahwism
noun Date: 1867 the worship of Yahweh among the ancient Hebrews

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Yahwism — (Yah´wism) was the worship of the God of Israel (Yahweh) by the ancient Hebrews and Israelites. [The Free Dictionary [http://www.thefreedictionary.com/Yahwism ] ] In modern usage, the term is used to describe Christian religious groups which use… …   Wikipedia

  • Yahwism — Yah wism, n. Also Jahvism Jah vism 1. The religion or worship of Yahweh (Jehovah), or the system of doctrines, etc., connected with it. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Use of Yahweh as a name of God. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yahwism — [yä′wiz΄əm] n. 1. the worship of Yahweh (Jehovah) 2. the use of Yahweh as a name for God …   English World dictionary

  • Yahwism — /yah wiz euhm/, n. the worship of Yahweh or the religious system based on such worship. Also, Yahvism /yah viz euhm/, Jahvism, Jahwism. [1865 70; YAHW(EH) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • yahwism — yah·wism …   English syllables

  • Yahwism — Yah•wism [[t]ˈyɑ wɪz əm[/t]] also Yah•vism [[t] vɪz [/t]] n. jud the worship of Yahweh or the religious system based on such worship • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Yahwism — /ˈjawɪzəm/ (say yahwizuhm) noun 1. the religion of the ancient Hebrews, as based on the worship of Yahweh as the national deity. 2. the use of Yahweh as the name of God. Also, Yahvism /ˈjavɪzəm/ (say yahvizuhm) …   Australian English dictionary

  • yahwism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jahvism — Yahwism Yah wism, n. Also Jahvism Jah vism 1. The religion or worship of Yahweh (Jehovah), or the system of doctrines, etc., connected with it. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Use of Yahweh as a name of God. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • History of ancient Israel and Judah — Further information: History of Palestine, Pre history of the Southern Levant, History of the Southern Levant, and History of the Levant The Iron Age kingdom of Israel (blue) and kingdom of Judah (tan), with their neighbours… …   Wikipedia

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