Documentary hypothesis Diagram of the Documentary Hypothesis.
The Deuteronomist , or simply D , is one of the sources underlying the Hebrew bible (and the Christian Old Testament ), together with the Priestly source , the Yahwist and the Elohist . It is found in the book of Deuteronomy , in the books of Joshua , Judges , Samuel , and Kings (the Deuteronomistic history, or DtrH) and also in the book of Jeremiah . Deuteronomist
The Elohist (E) is one of four sources of the Torah identified by biblical scholars. Elohist
The Jahwist , also referred to as the Jehovist , Yahwist , or simply as J , is one of the four sources of the Torah , together with the Elohist , Deuteronomist and the Priestly source . [ 1 ] It gets its name from the fact that it characteristically uses the term Yahweh (more accurately, YHWH ) for God in the book of Genesis. [ 2 ] In most English Bibles it is replaced with "the L ORD ", [ 3 ] " or sometimes "G OD ", but in fact it is simply God's name. [ 4 ] Jahwist
Priestly source The Priestly Source (P) is one of the sources of the Torah /Pentateuch in the Bible , together with the Yahwist , Elohist and the Deuteronomist .