In Shattering the Conspiracy of Silence, Nehemia Gordon's search for answers leads him to uncover an age-old conspiracy surrounding the Priestly Blessing. Generations of scribes, rabbis, and priests colluded to keep a key part of the Priestly Blessing secret. Centuries of religious agendas and tradition obscured its meaning. Join Bible scholar Nehemia Gordon as he leaves no stone unturned in search of the truth. The clues take him from the peak of Mount Sinai to the battlefields of the Yom Kippur War. Find out what he discovered on 9/11 and venture with him down into the literal “pit of hell.”
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In Hebrew Voices, Information Unleashed, Nehemia Gordon explains how the Hebrew Roots of Hanukkah reveal the origin of the pagan ban on God's holy name. Learn how Judah the Maccabee ignored the noise of the multitudes, to stand against the ban and reclaim the true miracle of this holiday by proclaiming His eternal name! This episode is available as a video and as a podcast. Michael wrote: "I called on God for years not knowing His real name and He answered my heart's desire to have a relationship with Him. I now do call on Him by His Hebrew name and my life has changed."
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In Hebrew Voices, Why Would I Ever Stop, Nehemia Gordon shares with Dev Daniel his excitement about finding the name "Yehovah" in over 100 newly available Hebrew manuscripts, how this is a game-changer in the debate about God's holy name, and why he came to Israel to continue this earth-shattering research.
In Hebrew Voices, The Historical Pronunciation of Vav, I explain how we know the letter “vav” was historically pronounced as “v”, set the record straight on the Arabic influence that introduced "w" into the Academic pronunciation of Hebrew, and bring the scribal proof that in the time of Ezekiel they pronounced God’s name as Yehovah.
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Name of God in the Hebrew Gospel of Matthew, Nehemia Gordon talks about how a Karaite Jew came to study the New Testament in Hebrew, what he discovered regarding God’s name in a Hebrew gospel preserved by Jewish rabbis, and how we know Matthew was originally written in Hebrew.
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Yehovah Research Update 2018, Nehemia Gordon talks with T-Bone about the staggering number of Hebrew manuscripts they have looked at to date, compared to the number of manuscripts in which they found Yehovah with full vowels. They also share some interesting anomalies regarding the name and touch briefly upon finding Yehovah with full vowels in New Testament Hebrew manuscripts, as well as how Yeshua’s name is written in these documents.
In Hebrew Voices, The Name and New Discoveries, Nehemia Gordon shares with Doug Hamp, a fellow alumnus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, some of his new discoveries about the pronunciation of God's holy Name, the "Yehu'ah" theory, and whether the English name "Jesus" has any connection to the Greek deity "Zeus.
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Origins of Yahweh, Nehemia Gordon talks about what the Samaritans call God, how they understand His name, and what the pronunciation “Yahweh” may truly mean. This episode is available as a video as well as a podcast.Lowel wrote: “This is an excellent teaching. To understand any idea or concept it is always best to go back to the furthest root, and this is what Nehemia has done so meticulously. Being familiar with the academic world, I know that just because “Super Academics” or everybody says something, that does not make it right... Keep up the good work!”
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Why it's YEhovah, but HalleluYAh, Nehemia Gordon explains why the vowel in "Yehovah" changes in "Yah" and why people who don't understand this Hebrew rule are pronouncing Yeshua's name wrong. Kiruv wrote: "Thank you for this clear explanation!"
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, A Disastrous Misunderstanding of the Name Yehovah, Nehemia Gordon explains the meaning of Yehovah, the mistake people make thinking it has to do with “destruction”, and how Yahweh in Gnostic sources is the god of chaos. Listen to the short podcast, and then check out the detailed grammatical explanation of how we know Yehovah has nothing to do with the Hebrew word for “destruction”. Suzette wrote: "Forgive me, I was one of those people who knew just enough Hebrew to be dangerous… Thanks for the article!".
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In this Support Team Study, The Great 'I AM' Revealed, Nehemia Gordon leaves Hebrew Masoretic manuscripts behind and goes back to the basics of the Hebrew language. In this study Nehemia explains how the ‘I AM’ passage in Exodus 3:14 teaches us the meaning of God's holy Name. We will see how the great ‘I AM’ was understood by ancient Jews and how this is the key to deciphering both the meaning of YHVH and its pronunciation. Lynell wrote: “Fascinating study on The Great 'I am' Revealed. Nehemia Gordon presents empirical evidence rather than theory concerning the name of God. He dispels myths and Facebook made-up Hebrew to reveal the name of Yehovah. Considerable evidence presented with logical thought make this a lecture not to be missed.” Not a member of the Support Team yet? You are invited to watch this special preview of this study.
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In Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study, Wow It's a Vav, lies the truth about the ancient pronunciation of the Hebrew letter Vav! Is it V or W? Is God's holy name Yehovah or Yehowah? Leave opinion behind, as Nehemia Gordon shares never-before seen Hebrew manuscripts and definitive evidence from the Tanakh. After watching this study, you won't have any doubts about this topic.
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In Part 1 of Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study, The Mistake That Got It Right: How Hebrew Scribes Accidentally Revealed the True Pronunciation of God's Holy Name Yehovah, he reveals for the first time all seven instances where the Aleppo Codex contains the full vowels of God's holy name Yehovah, explains the rigorous Masoretic proofreading process employed by ancient Jewish scribes, and exposes errors in the divine title Adonai (Lord) in the widely used Leningrad Codex.
In Part 2 of Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study, The Mistake That Got It Right: Vampires in Genesis and a Strategy for Hiding the Vowels of the Name Yehovah, Nehemia pulls back the curtain on a series of mysterious dots ancient Jewish scribes placed over certain words in the Hebrew Bible, shows how later Jews misinterpreted these dots as evidence of Vampires in the Book of Genesis, and explains the true historical significance of these dots. Nehemia concludes the study with newly discovered evidence from Hebrew manuscripts of how Jewish scribes could have easily hidden the pronunciation of God's holy name, even when they slipped up by revealing the full vowels.
In Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study, 10 Rabbis Speak Out on the Name - Part 1, Nehemia Gordon brings evidence from newly discovered Hebrew manuscripts proving that Jewish rabbis preserved the true pronunciation of God's holy name. Nehemia also explains why scholars ignore Jewish sources while searching out every pagan non-Hebrew text they can find.
In Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study 10 Rabbis Speak Out on the Name - Part 2, Nehemia Gordon brings Jewish sources, never seen before by the English-speaking world. Gentile scholars have plumbed the depths of every pagan and heathen text for centuries to reconstruct the pronunciation of God's holy name. It's time to let the Jews speak!
In Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study, Jaw-Dropping Revelations from Israel, he talks with Dev Daniel about his adventures with the mysterious T-Bone, a revelation received on a Galilee mountaintop, and the discovery of a large cache of unknown Hebrew manuscripts. Judy wrote: "Wow, this is so amazing, again Nehemia thank you for ALL you do and Share, can't get enough."
In Nehemia Gordon's Support Team Study, Praying to Jupiter, I trace the sources for the misguided pronunciation “Yahweh”, from Josephus through a first-century primer on incantations to the work of 18th and 19th Century European Bible scholars. I also share a quick grammar lesson on the seven conjugations and four prefixes of Hebrew verbs that inform a correct understanding of the name and its pronunciation. Join me on this journey as I trace the confusion back to the Babylonian ecumenical spirit of the Samaritans and the connection to the Roman god Jupiter.
In this Support Team Study, Cutting Through the Confusion from the Show Me State, Nehemia Gordon answers twelve burning questions about the Name of Yehovah. Find out when the vowels were added to the Bible, what Josephus tells us about the Name, and the mystery of the inseparable preposition. Nehemia has also made sure to include a comprehensive source sheet to assist in your study. Not a member of the Support Team yet? You are invited to watch this special preview of this study.
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