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 Four Kings.Four Masters. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Four Letters,
 
containing the name of God, and called by Rabbins “tetragrammaton.” Thus, in Hebrew, JHVH (JeHoVaH); in Greek, Θεozeta; in Latin, Deus; in French, Dieu; in Assyrian, Adat; Dutch, Godt; German, Gott; Danish, Godh; Swedish, Goth; Persian, Soru; Arabic, Alla; Cabalistic, Agla; Egyptian, Θonutheta; Sanskrit, Deva; Spanish, Dios; Italian, Idio; Scandinavian, Odin, etc.   1
   This probably is a mere coincidence, but it is worthy of note.   2
 


 Four Kings.Four Masters. 

 
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