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Is Abraham Yahweh?


Some Christians claim that the Greek word Kyrios/Kurios is a direct translation of the Hebrew name Yahweh, because the word does not appear openly in the Greek New Testament; instead the word Kyrios/Kurios is used. In essence they are claiming that every occurrence of the word Kyrios/Kurios is a placeholder for Yahweh.

So let us use Christian “logic” and say for the sake of argument that this is true. Now how do we explain the following verse:

Thus Sarah obeyed Abraham and called him lord [kurios] (1 Peter 3:6).

Is Abraham Yahweh?



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