In this video I want to talk about Allah - the God of Abraham. Often among Christians and Jews I hear opposition against use of the term Allah in reference to the Creator - the God of Abraham, on the basis of several misunderstandings and lack of information. One of these is that the name Allah is in Hebrew the word for curse, which is, first of all, patently not true. We'll begin by showing you what the name Allah looks like in Hebrew. There are four letters when it's represented in Hebrew - the Arabic name Allah in Hebrew letters:
(Allah) alef lamed lamed heh.
The Hebrew word for curse is only three letters:
(uh-luh) alef lamed heh.
Clearly they don't look the same. Although the Arabic name Allah could be written in three letters in Hebrew by inserting a dot, a "dagesh," inside the "lamed" - middle letter, the "l" ...and that is …