ahavas Hashem


ahavas Hashem (ah-hah-VAHS hah-SHEHm) listen


  • n. Love of God.

Example Sentences

  • "One of the constant commandments that can be performed at any moment of one’s life and even by thought alone is ahavas Hashem, love of G-d." (source)

  • "Ahavas Yisrael is an indicator for ahavas HaShem, i.e., if a person is lacking in ahavas Yisrael, he is lacking in ahavas HaShem, for one who loves the father should surely love the children." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew
  • Yiddish


  • אהבת השם

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education


      • North America


      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      ahavat Hashem

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