Definition of Jehovist in English:

Jehovist

Line breaks: Je¦hov|ist
Pronunciation: /dʒɪˈhəʊvɪst
 
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noun

another name for Yahwist.
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  • The Hexateuch is a composite work whose origin and history may be traced in four distinct stages: A writer designated as J. Jahvist, or Jehovist, or Judean prophetic historian, composed a history of the people of Israel about 800 B. C.
  • According to this notion, the Pentateuch was written much later than the time of Moses, by at least four different writers or groups of writers, commonly identified now by J, E, D and P (standing for the Jehovist, Elohist, Deuteronomist and Priestly documents, respectively.)

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