is the name used for God
in the religious movement
. It is a shortened form of the name Yahweh
) or Jehovah
, and is transliterated
"Jah" in a single instance (Psalm
68:4) in the King James Version
of the Bible
Some authors, particularly Burning Spear use for this purpose a term This Man.
The word Jah-Man is used for one Rastafarian among them.
Jah is also an alternative spelling of the name of the Egyptian deity "Joh".