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The name Jah is used for God in the religion of Rastafarianism. It is derived from Yahweh or Jehovah.

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".

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