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My Yahweh Tattoo

My Yahweh Tattoo

These are the ancient Hebrew letters YHWH, often referred to as the Tetragram. Scholars believe the word was pronounced Yaw-way. It is the holy name of God first revealed to Moses on Mount Sinai (Exodus 3:13), before Moses led the Jews out of Egypt. When God appeared as a burning bush and ordered Moses to free his people, Moses asked for God's name, so he could tell the Israelites. God said, "I Am who I Am," which translates to YHWH.

This tattoo was done by Ronan at Way Cool Tattoos—Uptown in Toronto. This tattoo is on the underside of my left forearm.

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