However, echad denotes a compound unity, meaning several united as one, and is used in scripture of several individual grapes comprising one bunch and of man and wife becoming one flesh. As used at Deuteronomy 6:4, echad shows that the individual members of the Godhead are united as one God, hence Deuteronomy 6:4 is more correctly translated as "YHWH our elohim is the united YHWH."
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