Hashem

Definitions

  • God, lit. "the name"

Example Sentences

  • And why do we try to discourage gerim, if Hashem davka sent us into galus to bring in gerim? (http://questionsinhashkafa.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/on-shavuos-we-read-about-rus/)

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

השם hashém

Who Uses This

Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

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