In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- These Old Testament believers are pronouncing their longing for vindication and judgment in the name of Jehovah the righteous one, and in vivid poetic language.
- Medieval and Reformation theologians popularized the name in the form Jehovah and often used it to designate the one divine essence common to the three persons of the Holy Trinity.
- Many people, including Christians, want to make a sharp distinction between the vengeful Jehovah of the Old Testament and the ultra-merciful Jesus of the New Testament.
- Saul was a devout Jew, a Pharisee, a teacher of the law, a member of the Sanhedrin, a believer in the Jehovah of Israel and looked for the coming Messiah.
- In the Cabala, the Quaternical system is the Tetragrammaton, the four-letter name of God, commonly pronounced Yahweh or Jehovah.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.