Almighty God (Elohim in Hebrew) said to Moses:

And Elohim said moreover unto Moses, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, the JEHOVAH Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Abraham, the Elohim of Isaac, and the Elohim of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever, and this is my memorial unto all generations. (Exodus 3:15).

The Prophet Jeremiah said:

Therefore, behold, I will this once cause them to know, I will cause them to know my hand and my might; and they shall know that my name is JEHOVAH. (Jeremiah 16:21).

The name of THE ETERNAL is not too sacred to be used by mere mortals here on earth because that Name appears about 7,000 times in the Hebrew Old Covenant.

When Hebrew was first written, each letter represented a sound and a picture. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and Chinese are examples of languages where letters represent pictures. Hebrew is a democratic language because the alphabet is only 22 letters and can be learned easily by even little children. The entire Hebrew alphabet is found in Psalm 119 in the Holy Bible.


The Hebrew language is read from right to left.

= Jod
Jod represents a giving extended hand.
= Heh
Heh represents an enclosure like heaven or a window.
= Vav
Represents a nail.

The entire plan of redemption is found in that glorious Name, also called the Tetragrammaton, from the Greek word for 4 letters:

Jod represents the right hand of JEHOVAH.
Heh represents heaven—the throne of JEHOVAH.
Vav symbolizes the nails that Satan used to bruise or crucify the Messiah.
Heh is repeated at the end because JEHOVAH ascended back up to heaven after bruising Satan's head by his glorious Resurrection and ascension into heaven.

JEHOVAH reached his hand out of the windows of heaven, and Satan bruised it with a nail:

And I will put enmity between thee (Satan) and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; he shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. (Genesis 3:15).

And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throne to his father's house. (Isaiah 22:23).

For dogs have compassed me: the assembly of the wicked have enclosed me: they pierced my hands and my feet. (Psalm 22:16).

And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends. (Zechariah 13:6).

While on earth, JEHOVAH bore the name JOSHUA, which means JEHOVAH is salvation....He saved the world by crucifixion or dying on a tree.

After shedding his BLOOD for the remission of sins, the Messiah rose victoriously from the dead, and returned to heaven, to reign until all his enemies will be put under his feet:

JEHOVAH said to my JEHOVAH, Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies your footstool. (Psalm 110:1).

For he must reign, until he hath put all enemies under his feet. (I Corinthians 15:25).

Joshua of Nazareth is presently reigning in heaven as the fulfillment of Psalm 110:1:

But he (Stephen), being full of the Holy Spirit, looked up steadfastly into heaven, and saw the glory of God, and Joshua standing on the right hand of God, And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God. (Acts 7:55-56).

Joshua of Nazareth is the great high priest called Melchisadek . . . who ever lives to save those who believe . . . and trust him for salvation:

Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered; And being made perfect, he became the author of eternal salvation unto all them that obey him; Called of God an high priest after the order of Melchisedech. (Hebrews 5:8-10).

The early Christians had a saying that the lowly and humble Messiah was the bait that JEHOVAH used to hook and land the sea monster Leviathan, Zeus or Satan:

In that day JEHOVAH with his sore and great and strong sword shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, even leviathan that crooked serpent; and he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea. (Isaiah 27:1).

The Second Coming of the Messiah will be the final NAIL in Satan's coffin!!


Ouaknin, Marc-Alain, Mysteries of the Alphabet. Abbeville Press Publishers, Paris & London, 1999.

Riplinger, G. A. In Awe of Thy Word. A.V. Publications, Ararat, Virginia, 2003.

Copyright © 2013 by Patrick Scrivener

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