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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Yah•wistˈyɑ wɪst; -vɪst(n.)
a writer of the earliest major source of the Hexateuch, in which God is characteristically referred to as Yahweh rather than
Ref: Compare Elohist.
Yahwists comes from Cyrus of Persia respect for the Isrealites. He said they had great wisdom. Yah being the poetic for of Yahweh so it is really Yahweh's wisdom hence Yahwists is what he called the people
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