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Holman Bible Dictionary

Jehovah-Nissi

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(jeh hoh' vuh-nihss' ssi) Transliteration of place name meaning, “Yahweh is my banner.” Name Moses gave to the altar he built after defeating the Amalekites (Exodus 17:15 ). Modern versions translate the name instead of following KJV in transliterating it. See Jehovah .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Jehovah-Nissi'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/j/jehovah-nissi.html. 1991.

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