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The Name of YHWH Encoded in Esther By
James Scott Trimm
While the Name of YHWH is mysteriously absent from the short version of Esther as it appears in the Masoretic Text, the Name of YHWH does appear encoded in the Hebrew text at four transitional points of the story, showing us that YHWH is guiding the events of the book (a point made more plain in the long version of the Book of Ester). T…
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