According to the
OED, in which century will you find the first
use in English of the word Elohim - one of the
Hebrew names of God: the 11th or the 17th?
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The first written citation of the word
Elohim in English is in 1605 from Timme Quersit. i. ii.
7: "That Elohym ... Who moved upon the waters." This is around the
time that the King Jame Bible was being created by translating directly from
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