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The Names of God in the Old Testament

ADONAI (LORD, MASTER) (ad-o-noy')

Lord, Master

Examples of use: Gen 15:2;

ELOHIM (GOD) (el-o-heem')

God, Judge, Creator

Examples of use: Gen 1:1; used 2601 times in 2247 verses

EL ELYON (THE MOST HIGH GOD) (el el-yone')

The Most High God

Examples of use: Gen 14:18; Gen 14:19; Gen 14:20; Gen 14:22; Psa 57:2; Psa 78:35

EL OLAM (THE EVERLASTING GOD) (el o-lawm')

The Everlasting God, The God of Eternity, The God of the Universe, The God of Ancient Days

Examples of use: Gen 21:33, Gen 21:33; Jer 10:10; Isa 26:4.

EL SHADDAI (LORD GOD ALMIGHTY) (el shad-di')

All-Sufficient One, Lord God Almighty

Examples of use: Gen 17:1; Gen 28:3; Gen 35:11; Gen 43:14; Gen 48:3

JEHOVAH JIREH (THE LORD WILL PROVIDE) (yeh-ho-vaw' yir-eh')

The Lord Will Provide

Examples of use (once): Gen 22:14.

JEHOVAH NISSI (THE LORD MY BANNER) (yeh-ho-vaw' nis-see')

The Lord My Banner, The Lord My Miracle

Used once: Exo 17:15.

JEHOVAH MEKODDISHKEM (THE LORD WHO SANCTIFIES YOU) (yeh-ho-vaw' M-qadash)

The Lord Who Sanctifies You; The Lord Who Makes Holy

Examples of use: Exo 31:13; Lev 20:8

JEHOVAH-RAAH (THE LORD MY SHEPHERD) (yeh-ho-vaw' raw-aw')

The Lord My Shepherd

Examples of use: Gen 48:15; Gen 49:24; Psa 23:1; Psa 80:1

JEHOVAH RAPHA (THE LORD WHO HEALS) (yeh-ho-vaw' raw-faw')

The Lord That Heals

Used once: Exo 15:26. Also see: Jer 30:17; Jer 3:22; Isa 30:26; Isa 61:1; Psa 103:3

JEHOVAH SABAOTH (THE LORD OF HOSTS) (yeh-ho-vaw' se ba'ôt)

The Lord of Hosts, The Lord of Powers

Examples of use: 1Sa 1:11; 1Sa 17:45; 2Sa 6:18; 2Sa 7:27; 1Ki 19:14; 2Ki 3:14; 1Ch 11:9; Psa 24:10; Psa 48:8; Psa 80:4; Psa 80:19; Psa 84:3; Isa 1:24; Isa 3:15; Isa 5:16; Isa 6:5; Isa 9:19; Isa 10:26; Isa 14:22; Jer 9:15; Jer 48:1; Hsa 12:5; Amo 3:13; Mic 4:4; Nah 3:5; Hag 2:6; Zec 1:3; Mal 1:6; Hab 2:13; Zep 2:9

JEHOVAH SHAMMAH (THE LORD IS THERE) (yeh-ho-vaw' shawm'-maw)

The Lord Is There

Example of use: Ezekiel 48:35.

JEHOVAH SHALOM (THE LORD IS PEACE) (yeh-ho-vaw' shaw-lome')

The Lord Is Peace

Used once: Judges 6:24.

JEHOVAH TSIDKENU (THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS) (yeh-ho-vaw' tsid-kay'-noo)

The Lord Our Righteousness

Examples of use: Jer 23:6; Jer 33:16

QANNA (JEALOUS) (kan-naw')

Jealous, Zealous

Examples of use: Exo 20:5; Exo 34:14; Deu 4:24; Deu 5:9; Deu 6:15

YAHWEH (LORD, JEHOVAH) (yah-weh)

Lord, Jehovah

Examples of use: Gen 2:4 – occurs in the Old Testament 6,521 times in 5524 verses (KJV)

David L Simon
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