In modern usage, these characters are rendered as JEHOVAH or YAHWEH. In the Hebrew texts we find the words ADONA1 or ELOHIM (Gods) substituted whenever the Name of God is referred to. It is said that the Name was unknown to man until God gave it to Moses in the wilderness. Since that time, it has become lost through the wickedness of man, and the correct pronunciation will only be revealed at the coming of the true Messiah.
Eight is twice four, and four is the important association here. The four letters of the Tetragrammaton indicate four mystical divisions, each letter having an esoteric and complex relationship with each of the other letters. Four was considered a divine number in ancient cultures, and symbolized the Deity. Many of them had four-letter names for God:
Hebrews: YHVH Egyptians: AMON Persians: SURA Greeks: «EOS Romans: DEUS Many of the other occult sciences employ fourfold categorization in their disciplines. For example:
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