God about His name “יהוה“

In the Holy Scriptures we are able to find what God says about His Name:

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Old Tetragammaton – Image by ideacreamanuelaPps via Flickr

And Elohim says to Mosheh, I AM who I AM: and he says, Say thus to the sons of Yisra El,I AM sent me to you.
And again Elohim says to Mosheh, And Elohim said to Mosheh, “I am that which I am.”1 And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Yisra’ĕl, ‘I am has sent me to you.’ ” (Footnote: 1The Heḇrew text reads: ’eyeh ’asher ’eyeh, the word ’eyeh being derived from hayah which means to be, to exist, but the Aramaic text here in v. 14 reads: ayah ashar ayah. This is not His Name, but it is an explanation that leads up to the revelation of His Name in v. 15, namely: יהוה.)
And Elohim said further to Mosheh, “Thus you are to say to the children of Yisra’ĕl, ‘יהוה Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Aḇraham, the Elohim of Yitsḥaq, and the Elohim of Yaʽaqoḇ, has sent me to you. This is My Name forever, and this is My remembrance to all generations.’ (Exodus 3:14-15 The Scriptures 1998+)


And Elohim spoke to Mosheh and said to him, “I am יהוה. “And I appeared to Aḇraham, to Yitsḥaq, and to Yaʽaqoḇ, as Ěl Shaddai. And by My Name, יהוה, was I not known to them?
(Exodus 6:2-3 The Scriptures 1998+)
“And for this reason I have raised you up, in order to show you My power, and in order to declare My Name in all the earth.
(Exodus 9:16 The Scriptures 1998+)“You do not bring1 the Name of יהוה your Elohim to naught, for יהוה does not leave the one unpunished who brings His Name to naught. Footnote: 1Or lift up, or take.
(Exodus 20:7 The Scriptures 1998+)The Name of יהוה is a strong tower; The righteous run into it and are safe.
(Proverbs 18:10 The Scriptures 1998+)And in that day you shall say, “Praise יהוה, call upon His Name; make known His deeds among the peoples, make mention that His Name is exalted.
(Isaiah 12:4 The Scriptures 1998+)“Therefore say to the house of Yisra’ĕl, ‘Thus said the Master יהוה, “I do not do this for your sake, O house of Yisra’ĕl, but for My set-apart Name’s sake, which you have profaned among the gentiles wherever you went.
(Ezekiel 36:22 The Scriptures 1998+)“This, then, is the way you should pray: ‘Our Father who is in the heavens, let Your Name be set-apart,
(Matthew 6:9 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Shimʽon has declared how Elohim first visited the gentiles to take out of them a people for His Name.
(Acts 15:14 The Scriptures 1998+)

For “everyone who calls on the Name of יהוה shall be saved.” How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without one proclaiming? And how shall they proclaim if they are not sent? As it has been written, “How pleasant are the feet of those who bring the Good News of peace, who bring the Good News of the good!” However, not all obeyed the Good News. For Yeshayahu says, “יהוה, who has believed our report?” So then belief comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of Elohim.
(Romans 10:13-17 The Scriptures 1998+)

Then Mosheh and the children of Yisra’ĕl sang this song to יהוה, and spoke, saying, “I sing to יהוה, for He is highly exalted! The horse and its rider He has thrown into the sea! “Yah is my strength and song, and He has become my deliverance. He is my Ěl, and I praise Him – Elohim of my father, and I exalt Him. “יהוה is a man of battle, יהוה is His Name.
(Exodus 15:1-3 The Scriptures 1998+)

“Then you shall eat – eat and be satisfied – and shall praise the Name of יהוה your Elohim, who has done with you so wondrously. And My people shall never be put to shame. “And you shall know that I am in the midst of Yisra’ĕl1, and that I am יהוה your Elohim and there is no one else. And My people shall never be put to shame. Footnote: 1See Isa. 24:23. “And after this it shall be that I pour out My Spirit on all flesh. And your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men dream dreams, your young men see visions. “And also on the male servants and on the female servants I shall pour out My Spirit in those days. “And I shall give signs in the heavens and upon the earth: blood and fire and columns of smoke, the sun is turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the coming of the great and awesome day of יהוה. “And it shall be that everyone who calls on the Name of יהוה shall be delivered1. For on Mount Tsiyon and in Yerushalayim there shall be an escape2 as יהוה has said, and among the survivors whom יהוה calls. Footnotes: 1Acts 2:21, Rom. 10:13. 2Isa. 4:2-3, Obad. v. 17, Rev. 14:1.
(Joel 2:26-32 The Scriptures 1998+)

“And call upon Me in the day of distress – Let Me rescue you, and you esteem Me.”
(Psalms 50:15 The Scriptures 1998+)

I, I call upon Elohim, And יהוה saves me.
(Psalms 55:16 The Scriptures 1998+)

Because the Scripture says, “Whoever puts his trust in Him shall not be put to shame.” Because there is no distinction between Yehuḏite and Greek, for the same Master of all is rich to all those calling upon Him. For “everyone who calls on the Name of יהוה shall be saved.”
(Romans 10:11-13 The Scriptures 1998+)

Tetragrammaton scripts
Tetragrammaton in Phoenician (1100 BC to 300 CE), Aramaic (from 10th Century BC) and modern Hebrew scripts. YHWH = YaHuWah = Jehovah

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