What does the Bible say about Yahweh? Yahweh is the most well-known name for God in the Old Testaments. The name Yahweh, shows Gods covenant lordship over Israel. The Lord revealed this name to Moses at the burning bush in the process of calling him to be His agent for liberating the Israelites from Egyptian slavery, an episode recorded in today’s passage. Learn more from our list of Bible verses on Yahweh.