The Divine Name in Norway

Oslo – Church Bekkelaget

In the church Bekkelaget you can see the Hebrew letters representing the name of God, YHWH, painted on the wall.


In the church of Nøtterøy, the tetragrammaton YHWH is painted with golden paint at the top of the altarpiece. The altarpiece is dated to around 1770...

Church of Rødenes

The church of Rødenes is dated from the year 1230. The altarpiece is from around 1720. On top of the altarpiece the name of God is...


At the church of Kragerø there is an old bible lying in front of the altar. This Bible is printed in Copenhagen in 1633, and this...


At the Royal Mint Museum of Norway, which is located in Kongsberg, there are exhibited two coins from the time of king Christian the 4th. They...


The church of Høvåg has an altarpiece with the theme “resurrection”. Here, the name Jehovah is written with Hebrew letters.


The church of Hvaler is situated outermost on the islands of Hvaler. This is one of the oldest stone churches in Norway. Here you can clearly...


In the chapel of Fjære you will find a painting where you can see the tetragrammaton.


The church of Giske has an altarpiece from 1756 CE. This altarpiece has a sun in its midst where the tetragrammaton YHWH is written.

Fredrikstad, old Glemmen church

Olg Glemmen church in Fredrikstad is the oldest building in Fredrikstad. On top of the altarpiece you may see God’s name written with Hebrew letters –...