|Sepher Yetsira: 5:3-4|
Three Mothers which are three Fathers, from which emanate fire, breath and water. Three Mothers, seven Doubles, and twelve Elementals.
5:4 These are the twenty-two letters which are founded by the Blessed Holy One [Yah, YHVH of Hosts, God of Israel, the Living God, high and exalted] dwelling in eternity, whose name is Holy, exalted and Holy is He.
Kaplan SY 1991 Short p.266
Three Mothers which are three Fathers, from which came forth fire, air and water - three primary letters,
seven double letters, and twelve simple letters. (Ms. P)
50: Three primary letters,seven double letters, and twelve simple letters. (Ms. K Short ver)
56: These are the twenty-two letters [on which] Yah, Yahweh, God, the Lord of Hosts, the Living God, the God of Israel, God Almighty, high and lofty, dwelling forever, and holy is his name (Is. 57:15) [founded] (the universe). (Ms. K)
Hayman 2004 Short p.159, 169
Three Mothers and from them (issue) three Fathers, whence are formed Esch and Rouahh and Maim.
Three Mothers, Seven Doubles and Twelve Simples.
5:4 Here are (the) twenty-two Autiot, (as meansured by) YAH, YHWH Tsebaoth Elohim Hhaim Elohi Israel, Exalted, On High, his eternal dwelling, holy (is) to him.
Suares, SY 1976 114