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HEBREW NAME … and Other Titles of God


Ehyeh asher Ehyeh
(eh-YEH a-sher eh-YEH) I AM THAT I AM. (Exodus 3:14Exodus 3:14
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

14 And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.  

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; cp. John 8:58John 8:58
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58 Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.  

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Adonai Elohim.
The LORD God (Gen. 2:4Gen. 2:4
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4 These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,  

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). This Name shows that the Source and Ground of all being is also the personal God and Creator of the entire universe.


Adonai Elohai.     The LORD my God (Psalm 13:3Psalm 13:3
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3 Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death;  

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Adonai Avinu.    The LORD our Father (Isa. 64:8Isa. 64:8
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8 But now, O LORD, thou art our father; we are the clay, and thou our potter; and we all are the work of thy hand.  

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Adonai El Elyon.    The LORD Most High God (Gen. 14:22Gen. 14:22
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22 And Abram said to the king of Sodom, I have lift up mine hand unto the LORD, the most high God, the possessor of heaven and earth,  

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; Psalm 7:17Psalm 7:17
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17 I will praise the LORD according to his righteousness: and will sing praise to the name of the LORD most high.  

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; Psalm 47:2Psalm 47:2
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2 For the LORD most high is terrible; he is a great King over all the earth.  

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Adonai Elohei Yisrael.
The LORD God of Israel. Identifies YHVH as the God of Israel in contrast to the false gods of the nations (Isa. 17:6Isa. 17:6
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

6 Yet gleaning grapes shall be left in it, as the shaking of an olive tree, two or three berries in the top of the uppermost bough, four or five in the outmost fruitful branches thereof, saith the LORD God of Israel.  

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Adonai Yir’eh.
The LORD who sees; Gen. 22:14Gen. 22:14
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen. Jehovahjireh: that is, The Lord will see, or, provide  

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; Adonai sees all and knows our needs intimately (rendered in the KJV as Jehovahjireh). Sometimes transliterated as “Jehovah Jirah” or “Jehovah Jireh.”


Adonai Mekaddishkhem.   
“The Lord your Sanctifier.” Portrays the Lord as our means of sanctification or as the one who sets believers apart for His purposes (Ex. 31:13Ex. 31:13
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

13 Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you.  

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Adonai NissiThe LORD my Miracle, or The LORD my Banner; (Ex. 17:15Ex. 17:15
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15 And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi: Jehovahnissi: that is, The LORD my banner  

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Adonai Osenu.    The LORD our Maker (Ps. 95:6Ps. 95:6
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6 O come, let us worship and bow down: let us kneel before the LORD our maker.  

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Adonai Tzidkenu (or Tsidkeinu).   The LORD our Righteousness (Jer. 23:6, 33:16Jer. 23:6, 33:16
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6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. THE LORD...: Heb. Jehovahtsidkenu 33 And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? thou shalt then say unto them, What burden? I will even forsake you, saith the LORD.  

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Adonai Tseva’ot.    The LORD of armies (hosts).  Tsava army. Exo 12:41; 1Exo 12:41; 1
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41 And it came to pass at the end of the four hundred and thirty years, even the selfsame day it came to pass, that all the hosts of the LORD went out from the land of Egypt. The Second Book of Moses, Called Exodus 1 1 Now these are the names of the children of Israel, which came into Egypt; every man and his household came with Jacob. 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4 Dan, and Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. 5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already. loins: Heb. thigh 6 And Joseph died, and all his brethren, and all that generation. 7 And the children of Israel were fruitful, and increased abundantly, and multiplied, and waxed exceeding mighty; and the land was filled with them. 8 Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph. 9 And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we: 10 Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land. 11 Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses. 12 But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew. And they were grieved because of the children of Israel. But...: Heb. And as they afflicted them, so they multiplied, etc 13 And the Egyptians made the children of Israel to serve with rigour: 14 And they made their lives bitter with hard bondage, in morter, and in brick, and in all manner of service in the field: all their service, wherein they made them serve, was with rigour. 15 And the king of Egypt spake to the Hebrew midwives, of which the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah: 16 And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live. 17 But the midwives feared God, and did not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men children alive. 18 And the king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing, and have saved the men children alive? 19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives come in unto them. 20 Therefore God dealt well with the midwives: and the people multiplied, and waxed very mighty. 21 And it came to pass, because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses. 22 And Pharaoh charged all his people, saying, Every son that is born ye shall cast into the river, and every daughter ye shall save alive.  

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Adonai Ro’i. (ro-ee)  The LORD my Shepherd (Ps. 23:1Ps. 23:1
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23 A Psalm of David. 1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.  

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, Ez. 34:2Ez. 34:2
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2 Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks?  

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Adonai Roph’ekha.   The LORD who heals you; The LORD your healer; (Ex. 15:26Ex. 15:26
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.  

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Adonai Shalom.  The LORD of Peace (Judges 6:24Judges 6:24
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

24 Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovahshalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. Jehovahshalom: that is, The LORD send peace  

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Adonai Eloheikhem.   “The LORD your [pl.] God” (Lev. 19:3Lev. 19:3
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3 Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.  

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Adonai Tsuri v’goali.    “The LORD my Rock and my Redeemer” (Psalm 19:14Psalm 19:14
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14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer. strength: Heb. rock  

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Adonai Elohei David.  “The LORD God of David” (Isaiah 38:5Isaiah 38:5
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5 Go, and say to Hezekiah, Thus saith the LORD, the God of David thy father, I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears: behold, I will add unto thy days fifteen years.  

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Adonai Sal’i.  The LORD my Rock (or Hiding Place, as in the crag of a cliff) (Psalm 18:2Psalm 18:2
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2 The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. my strength: Heb. my rock  

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Malakh Adonai
This mysterious Angel was treated as YHVH Himself, exercising divine prerogatives and receiving worship (see Genesis 16:7, 9, 11Genesis 16:7, 9, 11
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7 And the angel of the LORD found her by a fountain of water in the wilderness, by the fountain in the way to Shur. 9 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands. 11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael; because the LORD hath heard thy affliction. Ishmael: that is, God shall hear  

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; Exodus 3:2-6Exodus 3:2-6
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2 And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. 3 And Moses said, I will now turn aside, and see this great sight, why the bush is not burnt. 4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I. 5 And he said, Draw not nigh hither: put off thy shoes from off thy feet, for the place whereon thou standest is holy ground. 6 Moreover he said, I am the God of thy father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. And Moses hid his face; for he was afraid to look upon God.  

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; Judges 13:21-22Judges 13:21-22
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21 But the angel of the LORD did no more appear to Manoah and to his wife. Then Manoah knew that he was an angel of the LORD. 22 And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.  

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THE NAMES OF GOD

OLD TESTAMENT NAMES FOR GOD

ELOHIM……Genesis 1:1Genesis 1:1
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

The First Book of Moses, Called Genesis 1 1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.  

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, Psalm 19:1Psalm 19:1
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

19 To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. 1 The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.  

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meaning “God”, a reference to God’s power and might.

ADONAI……Malachi 1:6Malachi 1:6
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6 A son honoureth his father, and a servant his master: if then I be a father, where is mine honour? and if I be a master, where is my fear? saith the LORD of hosts unto you, O priests, that despise my name. And ye say, Wherein have we despised thy name?  

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meaning “Lord”, a reference to the Lordship of God.

JEHOVAH–YAHWEH…..Genesis 2:4Genesis 2:4
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

4 These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens,  

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a reference to God’s divine salvation.

JEHOVAH-MACCADDESHEM…….Exodus 31:13Exodus 31:13
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

13 Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you.  

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meaning “The Lord thy sanctifier”

JEHOVAH-ROHI……Psalm 23:1Psalm 23:1
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

23 A Psalm of David. 1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.  

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meaning “The Lord my shepherd”

JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH…….Ezekiel 48:35Ezekiel 48:35
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

35 It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The LORD is there. The LORD...: Heb. Jehovahshammah  

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meaning “The Lord who is present”

JEHOVAH-RAPHA………Exodus 15:26Exodus 15:26
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26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.  

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meaning “The Lord our healer”

JEHOVAH-TSIDKENU……Jeremiah 23:6Jeremiah 23:6
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. THE LORD...: Heb. Jehovahtsidkenu  

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meaning “The Lord our righteousness”

JEHOVAH-JIREH………Genesis 22:13-14Genesis 22:13-14
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13 And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son. 14 And Abraham called the name of that place Jehovahjireh: as it is said to this day, In the mount of the LORD it shall be seen. Jehovahjireh: that is, The Lord will see, or, provide  

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meaning “The Lord will provide”

JEHOVAH-NISSI………Exodus 17:15Exodus 17:15
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15 And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi: Jehovahnissi: that is, The LORD my banner  

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meaning “The Lord our banner”

JEHOVAH-SHALOM……..Judges 6:24Judges 6:24
English: King James Version (1611) - KJV

24 Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovahshalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. Jehovahshalom: that is, The LORD send peace  

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meaning “The Lord is peace”

JEHOVAH-SABBAOTH……Isaiah 6:1-3Isaiah 6:1-3
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6 1 In the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. his...: or, the skirts thereof 2 Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly. 3 And one cried unto another, and said, Holy, holy, holy, is the LORD of hosts: the whole earth is full of his glory. one...: Heb. this cried to this the whole...: Heb. his glory is the fulness of the whole earth  

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meaning “The Lord of Hosts”

JEHOVAH-GMOLAH……..Jeremiah 51:6Jeremiah 51:6
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6 Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver every man his soul: be not cut off in her iniquity; for this is the time of the LORD'S vengeance; he will render unto her a recompence.  

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meaning “The God of Recompense”

EL-ELYON…………..Genesis 14:17-20Genesis 14:17-20
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17 And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale. 18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God. 19 And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth: 20 And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.  

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,Isaiah 14:13-14Isaiah 14:13-14
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13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: 14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.  

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meaning “The most high God

EL-ROI…………….Genesis 16:13Genesis 16:13
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13 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth me?  

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meaning “The strong one who sees”

EL-SHADDAI…………Genesis 17:1Genesis 17:1
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17 1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect. perfect: or, upright, or, sincere  

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,Psalm 91:1Psalm 91:1
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91 1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. abide: Heb. lodge  

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meaning “The God of the mountains or God Almighty”

EL-OLAM……………Isaiah 40:28-31Isaiah 40:28-31
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28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding. 29 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: 31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. renew: Heb. change  

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meaning “The everlasting God”

 — http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Names_of_G-d/YHVH/yhvh.html

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