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Yah•wistˈyɑ wɪst; -vɪst(n.)

also Yah•vist

  1. a writer of the earliest major source of the Hexateuch, in which God is characteristically referred to as Yahweh rather than

    Elohim.

    Category: Judaism

    Ref: Compare Elohist.

Yah•wis′tic(adj.)

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  1. yahwist

    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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