The Divine Name in Norway

Kvamsøy church

We don’t know exactly when Kvamsøy church was built. But it was probably built between year 1280 and 1300. The altarpiece is from year 1716 and...

Church of Dønnes

The church of Dønnes is situated on the island of Dønna, in the county of Nordland. In one of the paintings you can see God’s name...

Kvernes church

In the church of Kvernes there is a large commemorative plaque, made to commemorate a massive rebuilding of the church that took place in 1633 CE....

Sande church

In Sande church you can see God’s name written with Hebrew letters – YHWH.

Hov kirke, Søndre Land

Hov church is a church from 1781 CE. It is located in the municipality of Søndre Land, in the county of Oppland. Here God’s name is...

Årdal, Hjelmeland

In the old church of Årdal, in the municipal of Hjelmeland, you can see the tetragrammaton on top of the altarpiece.


In the church of Ålesund, you can see the tetragrammaton, YHWH, together with Hebrew vowel points, e-o-a.

Vestre Slidre

The church of Vestre Slidre has a large altarpiece with the tetragrammaton YHWH, and the year 1797 written on it.

Tresfjord church

Tresfjord church is an octagonal church which is located in the municipality of Vestnes, in the county of Møre og Romsdal. On the inside of the...