Do Not Swear Falsely at All

Posted by on Mar 12, 2023 in The Name of YHVH

The Pharisees in their tradition of their enactments, according to the Oral Law, interpreted the laws in the Torah as a permission to swear (even) falsely as long as the explicit Name, the Tetragrammaton, is not used in the vow. One can swear, therefore, falsely by heaven, by earth, even by Yerushalayim but not by the Name Yehovah. Hence, the rabbis banned the uttering of the Tetragrammaton as a fence around the Name against profaning it. Yeshua, however, warns that it is...

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Are we allowed to swear in the Name of YHVH?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2022 in The Name of YHVH

Are we allowed to swear in the Name of YHVH? According to the Sermon on the Mount, we are not allowed to swear at all, while the Torah allows us. Is there any contradiction between the Torah and the Messiah? It is true, of course, as we are all aware, that if anyone who claims to be the Messiah has changed, annulled even one law of the Torah and taught the others to do so, he cannot be the Messiah. Yet, the Torah and the Sermon on the Mount appear to express two...

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Yehovah Elohim — the Creator’s Majestic Name

Posted by on Jan 16, 2022 in The Name of YHVH

Now that the heaven and the earth had been made after six days of creation, the narrator of the creation story for the first time reveals the Creator’s full Name to Mosheh — Yehovah Elohim. But this would not occur until the seventh day of the creation: the first Sabbath, when the phenomena of creation had been completely reached. Only then was Elohim referred to by His full Name: Yehovah Elohim. The Name Elohim, which alone appears in Chapter 1, is associated with...

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Some misconceptions on the Infallible Name

Posted by on Oct 9, 2020 in Hebrew Study, The Name of YHVH

There are people who claim that the infallible Name of the Creator derives from the verbs הַיָּה hayyah or הַוָּה havvah. According to the partial knowledge they have of the Hebrew grammar, they have come up with “names” with distorted meanings that have nothing common with the infallible Name. And there are a lot of people who study the beautiful Hebrew language in order to know more about the Creator YHVH Elohim, His infallible Name, and ultimately to learn...

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The Two Personal Names of the Creator

Posted by on Sep 27, 2020 in The Name of YHVH

How many of us know that the Creator of the universe has two personal names? He is much known to those who seek His true Name by the Name YHVH, aka the Tetragrammaton. He is also known with His titles or attributes by which He manifests Himself in the finite world. The Creator identifies Himself sometimes as El Shaddai “The Absolute Might” to indicate that it is He who has the might to create and sustain the universe. Or He employs the attribute Elohim Tsevaot...

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Fear of the Name of YHVH

Posted by on Sep 5, 2020 in The Name of YHVH

The Creator of the universe YHVH is known to those who fear Him with His true Name. But He is also known with His titles or attributes by which He manifests Himself to the finite world. However, will the world give him the due honor when He will manifest Himself once more? When the Name of YHVH makes itself known once more as with letters of fire on the horizon, all the world form west to east, from east to west, will begin to fear Him, as it is said, According to their...

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Can We Know the Pronunciation of the Name of YHVH?

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in The Name of YHVH

Today, many in the Messianic movement say that we cannot know with certainty the pronunciation of the Name of YHVH, the Tetragrammaton Yud-Hey-Vav-Hey. They say that the exact pronunciation of the Name of YHVH was lost in antiquities and therefore impossible to know its correct uttering. Others go even further to say that we cannot know how to pronounce the Name of YHVH, because of “the conspiracy of the Rabbis” who have hidden it by purposely supplying...

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This is My Name Forever!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in The Name of YHVH

The Creator of the universe says about His Name Yehovah: “This is My Name forever!” And Elohim said to Mosheh, “I exist who I exist.” And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, ‘I exist’ has sent me to you.’ And Elohim said further to Mosheh, “Thus you are to say to the children of Israel, ‘Yehovah Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Avraham, the Elohim of Yitschak, and the Elohim of Ya’akov, has sent...

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Despite the Dishonor of His Name

Posted by on Dec 3, 2016 in The Name of YHVH

What does it take to dishonor the Name of YHVH? Do we dishonor the Creator’s Name by uttering it, as many in the Rabbinic Judaism are led to believe, or there is something else? When Yitzhak became old, he called Esav his elder son and said to him to hunt wild game for him and make him a tasty dish in order that he would bless him before he dies. Rivkah overheard Yitzhak and conspired to change her husband’s blessing. Her plan was her favorite son Ya’akov...

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Honor the Name of YHVH! Do not use it in vain!

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in The Name of YHVH

The Name of the Creator we are to honor. But what does “Do not to take the Name of YHVH in vain” mean? The common understanding of the Third Commandment in the Covenant aka the Ten Commandments is that His distinguished Name Yehovah is not to be used casually, that is, in vain in an unconcerned manner or spoken so often that its meaning is diminished or lessened the authority, dignity, or reputation of The Highest.  Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy...

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Would God Not Search This Out?

Posted by on Jul 18, 2016 in The Name of YHVH

This article is a continuation of the article The Hebrew Yehovah vs. the Roman Yahweh.  If we have forgotten the Name of our God, or stretched out our hands to a strange god, would God not search this out? Because He knows the secrets of the heart. (Psa 44:20-21) The context for a better understanding of the verses above is that we have been scattered among the nations (v.11) but our hearts have not been turned back, neither have our steps declined from His path (v. 18),...

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The Name of Yehovah is Above All

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in The Bible Codes, The Name of YHVH

The Name of the Creator Yehovah is the name above all names. The letters of the Set-apart Name Yehovah have an atonement power, as we will see in this article. “And you shall make a plate of clean gold and engrave on it, like the engraving of a signet: SET-APART TO YEHOVAH”. (Exo 28:36) וְעָשִׂיתָ and you will make צִּיץ blossom  זָהָב of gold טָהֹור pure וּפִתַּחְתָּ and (engrave) open עָלָיו on פִּתּוּחֵי engravings) openings) חֹתָ֔ם seal of קֹדֶשׁ set-apart...

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