Does the divine name YHWH/ JEHOVAH appear in the New Testament, when the Old Tes

  1. True Truthseeker profile image74
    True Truthseekerposted 7 years ago

    Does the divine name YHWH/ JEHOVAH appear in the New Testament, when the Old Testament is quoted?

    Matthew 4

    10 Then Jesus said to him: “Go away, Satan! For it is written, ‘It is Jehovah your God you must worship, and it is to him alone you must render sacred service.’”

    Deuteronomy 6:13-14 (American Standard Version)

    13 Thou shalt fear Jehovah thy God; and him shalt thou serve, and shalt swear by his name.

    14 Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the peoples that are round about you;

  2. japtaker profile image88
    japtakerposted 7 years ago

    Oddly enough, the Greek text of this passage supplies the word "kurios" in this passage, and NOT any transliteration or translation of the tetragrammaton (that is, YHWH). "Kurios" means "lord" in the sense of "master". It is the same word continually applied through the epistles of Christ himself "the kurios Jesus Christ". So in its original Greek, this passage says, "Go away Satan! For it is written, 'You shall worship the lord/master God..."

 
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