Old Testament Names of God


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There are three primary Hebrew names of GOD in the Old Testement; GOD (Elohim), LORD (Jehovah, or Yahweh), and LORD/Master (Adonai). Beyond these, GOD is called by over eighty other compound names or descriptive titles.

The Primary Names of GOD

  • Elohim-GOD (Genesis 1:1) -The strong creator
  • Jehovah-LORD (Genesis 2:4) -The self-existing One
  • Adonai-LORD/Master (Genesis 15:2) -The Headship Name

The Compound Names – The LORD GOD – “Jehovah El and Jehovah Elohim”

  • Jehovah El Elohim (Joshua 22:22) - The LORD GOD of GODS
  • Jehovah Elohim (Genesis 2:4, 3:9-13, 21) - The LORD GOD
  • Jehovah Elohe Abothekem (Joshua 18:3) - The LORD GOD of Your Fathers
  • Jehovah El Elyon (Genesis 14:22) - The LORD, the Most High GOD
  • Jehovah El Emeth (Psalms 31:5) - LORD GOD of Truth
  • Jehovah El Gemuwal (Jeremiah 51:56) - The LORD GOD of Recompenses
  • Jehovah Elohim Tsebaoth (Psalms 59:5, Isaiah 28:22) - LORD GOD of hosts
  • Jehovah Elohe Yeshuathi (Psalms 88:1) - LORD GOD of My Salvation
  • Jehovah Elohe Yisrael (Psalms 41:13) - The LORD GOD of Israel

The Compound Names – GOD – “El, Elohim, and Elohe”

  • Elohim (Genesis 1:1) - GOD
  • Elohim Bashamayim (Joshua 2:11) - GOD in Heaven
  • El Bethel (Genesis 35:7) - GOD of the House of GOD
  • Elohe Chaseddi (Psalms 59:10) - The GOD of My Mercy
  • Elohe Yisrael (Genesis 33:20) - GOD, the GOD of Israel
  • El Elyon (Genesis 14:18, Daniel 3:26, Psalms 78:56) - The Most High GOD
  • El Emunah (Deuteronomy 7:9) - The Faithful GOD
  • El Gibbor (Isaiah 9:6) - Mighty GOD
  • El Hakabodh (Psalms 29:3) - The GOD of Glory
  • El Hay (Joshua 3:10, Jeremiah 23:36, Daniel 3:26) - The Living GOD
  • El Hayyay (Psalms 42:8) - GOD of My Life
  • Elohim Kedoshim (Joshua 24:19) - Holy GOD
  • El Kanna (Exodus 20:5) - Jealous GOD
  • El Kanno (Joshua 24:19) - Jealous GOD
  • Elohe Mauzi (Psalms 43:2) - GOD of My Strength
  • Elohim Machase Lanu (Psalms 62:8) - GOD Our Refuge
  • Eli Maelekhi (Psalms 68:24) - GOD My King
  • El Marom (Micah 6:6) - GOD Most High
  • El Nekamoth (Psalms 18:47) - GOD that Avengeth
  • El Nose (Psalms 99:8) - GOD that Forgave
  • Elohenu Olam (Psalms 48:14) - Our Everlasting GOD
  • Elohim Ozer Li (Psalms 54:4) - GOD My Helper
  • El Rai (Genesis 16:13) - GOD Seest Me
  • Elsali (Psalms 42:9) GOD, My Rock
  • El Shaddai (Genesis 17:1,2, Ezekiel 10:5) - Almighty GOD
  • Elohim Shophtim Ba-arets (Psalms 58:11) - GOD that Judgeth in the Earth
  • El Simchath Gili (Psalms 43:4) - GOD My Exceeding Joy
  • Elohim Tsebaoth (Psalms 80:7, Jeremiah 35:17&38:17) - GOD of Hosts
  • Elohe Tishuathi (Psalms 18:46&51:14) - GOD of My Salvation
  • Elohe Tsadeki (Psalms 4:1) - GOD of My Righteousness
  • Elohe Yakob (Psalms 20:1) - GOD of Israel
  • Elohe Yisrael (Psalms 59:5) - GOD of Isreal

The Compound Names – Jehovah

    • Jehovah (Exodus 6:2,3) – The LORD
    • Adonai Jehovah (Genesis 15:2) – Lord GOD
    • Jehovah Adon Kol Ha-arets (Joshua 3:11) – The LORD, the Lord of All the Earth
    • Jehovah Bore (Isaiah 40:28) – The LORD Creator
    • Jehovah Chereb (Deuteronomy 33:29) – The LORD… the Sword
    • Jehovah Eli (Psalms 18:2) – The LORD My GOD
    • Jehovah Elyon (Genesis 14:18-20) – The LORD Most High
    • Jehovah Gibbor Milchamah (Psalms 24:8) – The LORD Mighty In Battle
    • Jehovah Maginnenu (Psalms 89:18) – The LORD Our Defense
    • Jehovah Goelekh (Isaiah 49:26&60:16) – The LORD Thy Redeemer
    • Jehovah Hashopet (Judges 11:27) – The LORD the Judge
    • Jehovah Hoshiah (Psalms 20:9) – O LORD Save
    • Jehovah Immeka (Judges 6:12) – The LORD Is with You
    • Jehovah Izuz Wegibbor (Psalms 24:8) – The LORD Strong and Mighty
    • Jehovah-jireth (Genesis 22:14) – The LORD Shall Provide
    • Jehovah Kabodhi (Psalms 3:3) – The LORD My GOD
    • Jehovah Kanna Shemo (Exodus 34:14) – The LORD Whose Name Is Jealous
    • Jehovah Keren-Yishi (Psalms 18:2) – The LORD the Horn of My Salvation
    • Jehovah Machsi (Psalms 91:9) The LORD My Refuge
    • Jehovah Magen (Deuteronomy 33:29) – The LORD the Shield
    • Jehovah Makkeh (Ezekiel 7:9) – The LORD that Smiteth
    • Jehovah Mauzzam (Psalms 37:39) – The LORD Their Strength
    • Jehovah Mauzzi (Jeremiah 16:19) – The LORD My Fortress
    • Ha-Melech Jehovah (Psalms 98:6) – The LORD the King
    • Jehovah Melech Olam (Psalms 10:16) – The LORD King Forever
    • Jehovah Mephalti (Psalms 18:2) – The LORD My Deliverer
    • Jehovah Mekaddishkem (Exodus 31:13) – The LORD that Sanctifies You
    • Jehovah Metsudhathi (Psalms 18:2) – The LORD My High Tower
    • Jehovah Moshiekh (Isaiah 49:26&60:16) – The LORD Your Savior
    • Jehovah Nissi (Exodus 17:15) – The LORD My Banner
    • Jehovah Ori (Psalms 27:1) – The LORD My Light
    • Jehovah Uzzi (Psalms 28:7) – The LORD My Strength
    • Jehovah Rophe (Exodus 15:26) – The LORD (our) Healer
    • Jehovah Roi (Psalms 23:1) – The LORD My Shepherd
    • Jehovah Sabaoth (Tsebaoth) (I Samuel 1:3) – The LORD of Hosts
    • Jehovah Sali (Psalms 18:2) – The LORD My Rock
    • Jehovah Shalom (Judges 6:24) – The LORD (our) Peace
    • Jehovah Shammah (Ezekiel 48:35) – The LORD Is There
    • Jehovah Tsidkenu (Jeremiah 23:6) – The LORD Our Righteousness
    • Jehovah Tsuri (Psalms 19:14) – O LORD My Strength

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