According to Strong’s Lexicon Concordance the Tetragrammaton [יְהֹוָה] Jehovah, proper name of the supreme Hebrew God, later Hebrews for some centuries before the time of Christ, either mislead by false interpretation of certain laws(Ex 20:7;Lev 24:11), or following some old superstition regarded this name as so very holy, that it might not even be pronounced.
Lexicon Results Strong's H3068 - Yĕhovah [יְהֹוָה] , Outline of Biblical Usage Jehovah = "the existing One"1) the proper name of the one true God
Authorized Version (KJV) Translation Count in the Hebrew scriptures of [יְהֹוָה] total is: 6519
AV — LORD 6510, GOD 4, JEHOVAH 4, variant 1
Jesus gave us this at Mat 6:9 the Lord’s prayer he told us to “make Holy” God’s name: 9 After this manner therefore pray ye. Our Father who art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Mat 6:10 Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so on earth.
The clergy has supervised the translating of the Bible but even under their eye’s Jehovah made sure his name would be known.
The fact that Jehovah is the name of the Hebrew Supreme God has become so evident that the clergy now says that Jesus was Jehovah before he was Jesus. Jesus has always said his Father Jehovah is greater than him & the scriptures show that Jehovah has set Jesus the highest except for himself(Matt 28:18;Hebrews 1:1-13;Col 1:13-19)
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