Desktop Bible Verse Wallpaper Isaiah 43 2 678x509 450x337 THE MYSTERY OF GODS NAME

The word “God” [one who is worshiped] is a title men use to describe the Supreme Being. The Bible gives several other names for God. In the Bible names are more than an identification. They are descriptive of the bearer of the name.

The names for God include: Jehovah: Means Lord. The Bible combines this with other names for God:

Jehovah-Rapha: “The Lord that healeth”: Exodus 15:26

Jehovah-Nissi: “The Lord our banner”: Exodus 17:8-15

Jehovah-Shalom: “The Lord our peace”: Judges 6:24

Jehovah-Ra’ah: “The Lord my shepherd”: Psalms 23:1

Jehovah-Tsidkenu: “The Lord our righteousness”: Jeremiah 23:6

Jehovah-Jireh: “The Lord who provides”: Genesis 22:14

Jehovah-Shammah: “The Lord is there”: Ezekiel 48:35

Elohim: Which means God; used where the creative power of God is implied:

Father: Acts 17:28; John 1:12-13

Adonai: Means Lord or Master: Exodus 23:17; Isaiah 10:16,33

El: This is often used in combination with other words for God: El Shaddai: “The God who is sufficient for the needs of His people”: Exodus 6:3

Elolam: “The everlasting God”: Genesis 21:33

El Elyon: “Most high God, exalted above all other gods”: Genesis 14:18-20

In the Hebrew language in which the Old Testament was written, the word “Yahweh” means God. This word is combined with other words to reveal more about the character of God. God is called:

Yahweh Jireh: “The Lord provides”: Genesis 22:14

Yahweh Nissi: “The Lord is my banner”: Exodus 17:15

Yahweh Shalom: “The Lord is peace”: Judges 6:24

Yahweh Sabbaoth: “The Lord of Hosts”: I Samuel 1:3

Yahweh Maccaddeshcem: “The Lord thy Sanctifier”: Exodus 31:13

Yahweh Roi: “The Lord…my shepherd”: Psalms 23:1

Yahweh Tsidkenu: “The Lord our righteousness”: Jeremiah 23:6

Yahweh Shammah: “The Lord is there”: Ezekiel 48:35

Yahweh Elohim Israel: “The Lord God of Israel”: Judges 5:3

Quadosh Israel: “The Holy One of Israel”: Isaiah 1:4

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