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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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Hebrew Names Of God in the Bible – Jehovah / Yahweh / YHWH

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Names of God – Yahweh / Jehovah

Hebrew or Jewish Name of God – Yahweh ( /ˈjɑːweɪ/ or /ˈjɑːhweɪ/; Hebrew: יהוה‎), usually rendered Jehovah /dʒɨˈhoʊvə/ or the LORD (in small capitals), is the god of Israel in the Hebrew (Jewish) and Christian Bible. Yahweh is a modern scholarly vocalization of the name as it appears in Biblical Hebrew, where it is written without vowels as יהוה (YHWH).

Scholars see Yahweh originating in Edom, the region south of Judah. The goddess Asherah may have been Yahweh’s consort in the earliest period. Originally the main god of the Iron Age kingdoms of Israel and Judah, worship of Yahweh alone (monotheism) became entrenched in Judaism in the exilic and Persian periods.

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