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Eleazar of Worms, MS British Museum 737, fol. 190b

Jewish Mysticism
The four letters YHWA- [the letters YHW] numerically equal 21, and when one considers the pronunciation with an A the sum is 22, corresponding to the twenty-two letters of Torah. This indicates that [with respect to] the one who studies Torah it is as if he mentioned the name (ha-lomed torah ke-’illu mazkir ha-shem).

Translated by Elliot Wolfson in Through a Speculum that Shines- Vision and Imagination in Medieval Jewish Mysticism, Princeton- Princeton University Press, 1994.

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