Attention!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Dictionaries

Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Jah

Additional Links

Condensing in one emphatic syllable all that is implied in Jahveh (or Υahweh ), the true pronunciation of Jehovah (Psalms 68:4); first in Exodus 15:2 (Hebrew). Often in names, as Εli-jah . Only in poetry: Isaiah 12:2, "Jah (or Υah ) Jehovah is my strength and my song"; (Isaiah 26:4) "in Jah (or Υah ) Jehovah is the Rock of ages." The union of the two names expresses in the highest degree God's unchanging love and power. Ηallelu-Jah (or Ηallelu-Υah ) is "Praise ye Jah (or Υah )". Psalms 89:8, "O Jehovah , God of hosts, who, as Thou, is a strong Jah (or Υah )?" the emphatic concentration of the name "Jehovah." The spirit impressed with a sense of God feels the need of repeating frequently that name in which His being is comprehended (Hengstenberg).

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Jah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/j/jah.html. 1949.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Jael
Next Entry
Jahath