Why do we say Yahowah and Yahowsha


Why Do We Say Yahowah and Yahowsha?

The prefix YAH is an abbreviation of Yahowah, the name of Elohim. The Bible makes great use of this short form. "Sha" means "Saves", "savior". The whole name signifies "Yahu is salvation" or that "Yahowah Saves". Miryam and Yoceph spoke Hebrew, not English or French. They gave Him a Hebrew name, Yahowsha, not Jesus. There is no J in Hebrew. All English speakers know that there was no J even in the English language until recently; 400 years, which is why they used to say Iesu. J is from the letter I. In the 1600's they began to replace I by J at the beginning of a word. They got their J from French/German which borrowed it from Latin. It became a standard replacement for Y. We advise you to consult the many different encyclopedias. The word Jesus is from the Greek Iesous (could be the name of a Greek god or where Greek placeholders were placed too tell the reader to insert and say (Yahowsha). The Latin speakers first rendered it as Iesus. Aramaic speakers rendered it Yeshua meaning "may his name and memory be obliterated, void of the Yahu the shorted form of the name of Yahowah completely missing Yahowah’s point of Yahowah Saves, Yahowsha.

Yahowah did not give His name to Moses as Adoni/Lord. Lord is a title, not a name; just like the word GOD is not a name. There are all kinds of GODS, and each one has their own name. This is why Moses said to Him, "Indeed, when I come to the children of Israel and say to them, ‘The Elohim (god) of your fathers has sent me to you,’ and they say to me, ‘What is His name?’ What shall I say to them?", for the God of Egypt had a name; the God of the Canaanites had a name, too. "Which God sent you, Moshe? Ammon, Anubis, Nimrod, Zeus?" So Elohim spoke to Moses in Hebrew and told him, "You shall tell them YAHOWAH sent me." (Exod.3:15). For most churchgoers it does not matter what is what. But I'd say that those who do not care to know will die in their error.

Many translators, knowing that you cannot translate only transliterate that blessed name of Elohim have wisely decided to keep the original name as it was given. No encyclopedia or dictionary will tell you that the Hebrews called Him Jehovah (which is purely a Britannic term; HOVAH means mischief, see Strong Concordance #1953 ), or Lord, the English translation for Baal and the title of England’s monarchical masters. Yehshua or Yeshua is a misnomer because there is no such thing as Yehweh. Many Messianic Jews, however, who are theologically more in line with traditional Christian thoughts, and who have also been taught to attribute Hebrew values to Gentiles and Christian semantics, such as transliterating the Greek Iesous into Iesua or Yesua, remaining as close as possible to the Latin form Iesus of Iesous, vouch for Yeshua. This is understandable, for many Messianic Jewish churches exist, today, as a result of sustained Christian love and desire to bring Christianity to Jews. The Lutherans and the Fundamentalist Christians are reputed for that. Above all, westernization of our thought, and in particular the germanization of our tongue has subjected the acculturate Hebrew language into a kind of morphosis that readily accepts the attribution of other sounds as legitimate in Hebrew. This is why in completion of our phonics we've borrowed the V, the sound of the German W, alongside our Hebrew W, which sounds as Wa, as in water. Many less informed people simply assume that V was always there in Hebrew. They do not even know that the Indo-Europeans got their double V from the sons of Ham, the Phoenicians. 

Yahowah rightly said that, "They caused the people to forget My name for Baal." Some disobedient souls hide behind the excuse of "I speak English"; yet they don't dare translate the name of a Russian president, that of a French dignitary, a German potentate, or any other important personality, and to address them by a foreign name when they come over to visit their country. "Behold, says Yahowsha, I have set before you an open door and no one can shut it; for you ... have kept My word, and have not denied My name."(Rev.3:8). Remember, He also says through Isaiah, "I AM YHWH, this is My Name and a memorial forever. I will not give My glory to another one." (Is. 42: 8) What has your church done to His name? Your creator says not to mess up with His memorial. Do you care? We hope you do. Most people are ashamed to call on the Father’s name and be saved, because their so-called church doesn’t like the name Yahowah. They’d rather use Baal, Lord. Judaists have simply replace It by Adonai, from the word Adon, meaning Master. They have also taught all other Jews to use the heathen term LORD, just like the rest of the Gentiles do.

We cannot discuss the entire history of the names of the Father and the Son in these few pages. We do not want to engage in battle over Yeshua. We do not prevent fellowship based on that difference. We do have a duty to point out all the facts to you, including the following.

It was in the 5th century A.D. that a group of Rabbinical Massoretes (from Hebrew Massorah ) decided to do something most profane with the Father’s name.

According to the Oxford Bible, "Christian writers between A.D. 150 and A. D. 450 have Yaouai... in Greek characters, and early magical texts have Yhbyh (Yahveh) in Aramaic characters, all pointing to Yahowah as the original pronunciation. The Massoretes, however, never vocalized the divine name as Yahowah; instead, to the consonants YHWH they added the vowels of adonai, ‘my Lord’ (replacing a by e as required by Hebrew phonetic law)." YHWH are three of the five vowels in Hebrew.

The Revised Standard Version argues that, "...it is almost quite certain that the name was originally pronounced "Yahowah". The question for us is why did the 5th century Rabbis add vowel signs to their four consonants of the name YHWH? The scholars say that the name Yahowah "had come to be regarded as too sacred to be pronounced..." (RSV) Everybody, including Rabbis, testify to the same fact that, "the name was regarded as ineffable, too sacred to be pronounced. The Massoretes, therefore, wrote in the vowel signs to alter- native words adonai (lord) or elohim (god) to warn readers to use one of these in its place." The other scheme is to use ‘Hashem’ which means ‘the name’. Keep in mind that the word god is not etymologically from the word elohim. It really means Mighty ONE or Mighty ONEs.

Very simply, let those who are intelligent ask themselves this, "If the name was too "ineffable" to be pronounced, why did Yahowah say to Moshe, ‘Tell them, My name is Yahowah. This is My name forever, and this is My memorial to all generations?" (Ex. 3:15). In Chapter 6 He further appeared to Moshe and said, "I am Yahowah. I appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, as Elohim Shaddai, but by My name Yahowah I was not known to them," (or was I not known to them). And why in Numbers 6: 22-27, He told Moshe to tell Aaron and his sons to always bless the children of Israel in this way, " ’Yahowah bless you and keep you; Yahowah makes His face shines upon you, and be gracious to you; Yahowah lift up His countenance upon you, and give you peace. ‘ So they shall put My name on the children of Israel, and I will bless them. “Isn’t that amazing? Today’s priests refuse to put Yahowah’s name on Israel. No wonder our people are being overrun by enemies on all sides. "Shema, O Israel Yahowah Eloheinu Yahowah Echad." There is no god, but Yahowah. You are the light to the Gentiles.

Those rebellious Rabbis having laid aside Yahowah’s Commandments that they may keep their own tradition (Mark 7:8-9), have endeavored to replace the reading of the Torah and the Prophets by the Midrash, the Mishna, and the Talmuds, which they teach to the people instead of Yahowah’s word, which everyone could understand, so that the people may perpetually depend on their expertise for complicated, non-sense Yeshiva explanations. They had been trying to do that, way before Yahowsha came. This is why the prophet warned them, "Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, who write misfortune, which they have prescribed to rob the needy of justice, and to take what is right from the poor of My people, that widow may be their prey, and that they may rob the fatherless." The Gentiles have not called their gods by the name of Yahowah the elohim of Israel, but Israel has called their elohim (god) by the name of all the gods of the nations they have played the harlot with. Those who believe in Messiah must come out (Rev. 18). Yahowah rejected those titles in the past, so must we; "You shall no longer call me Baali (Lord)," says Yahowah (Hosea 2:16). "I am Yahowah that is My name. I will not give My glory to another one." (Is.42:8) There is definitely something powerful in His name, The Name that is above every other Name.

You will no longer call me LORD                Do YOU Know My Name








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