'God' is the Name of a Pagan God, So Why Say 'Gawd?'
In Isaiah 65:11 YHWH warns backslidden Israel,
So Israel has a recorded history of having left Yahweh in favor of a deity whose personal name was 'GOD' in 721 B.C.
The word 'GAAD' (Gawd) referred to a 'God of Forces', literally 'troop.'.
Therefore 'GAAD' is in the King James Bible sometimes translated 'troop.'
Brings a whole new meaning to the phrase 'Support the Troops!'
The name 'GAAD' (Gawd) is also often translated 'Fortune.'
As in when your troops enlist the help of 'GAWD' to invade and conquer your enemies, you could make a 'Fortune.'
The Hebrew name "God" thus represents the two things which people worship:
Now you know the double-meaning of the inscription on the molten idols (coins) and graven images (paper money):
IN GOD WE TRUST.
So 'God' means in Hebrew a Pagan God.
So if you mean "the creator of all, who is Love," why not say" YHWH" (YAH) or "Elohim" instead?
Using a couple of Hebrew words isn't going to turn you into a Jew and make your foreskin fall off.
The Strong's Concordance number for GAD is: 01408/01409, (Hebrew letters: gimmel daled), pronounced GAWD.
Some books say GOD" comes from the German word for "good."
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