The Divine Name in Norway

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.

Ålesund

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. Here you can see God’s...

Sør-Fron

At the church in Sør-Fron (dated to 1787), you can find God’s name written two places. Above the entrance it is written “Iehova” in Latin, and...

Svarstad

Inside the church of Svarstad, built in 1657, you can see the divine name written on the altarpiece with Hebrew consonants and vowel points.

Stavern

The church of Stavern, outside Larvik, has an altarpiece with a top piece where the tetragrammaton YHWH is written inside a triangle. The altarpiece is from...

Stavanger

In Stavanger Cathedral you may see God’s name in the church porch. It is painted on top of a memorial plaque for bishop Chrisian Tausen.