Who is Yahweh?

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If you have been reading through the different articles at this site, you will have noticed that I occasionally refer to God as “Yahweh,” and the “Lord,” written with capital letters. Perhaps you’re wondering where Yahweh comes from. It might not be apparent right away, but it occurs over 6000 times in the Old Testament, beginning with the first book, chapter two:

These are the generations of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens.

Genesis 2:4, ESV

The Lord written with capital letters is an indication from the Bible translators that the underlying Hebrew text is the divine name for God: Yahweh. This is not a secret that the Bible translators are trying to hide from Christians (unlike what certain other groups want you to believe).

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