The Names of God

What’s in a name? Today we discuss the names God calls himself as well as names given to Him and how those names foreshadow Jesus.

The Names of God

  • Adonai – Lord (Great Lord)
  • El – The Strong One (god)
  • El Elohe Yisrael – The God of Israel
  • Elohim – All Powerful Creator God (plural form of El)
  • El Olam – Eternal God
  • El Roi – The God Who Sees Me
  • El Shaddai – All Sufficient One – God Almighty
  • Immanuel – God with us
  • YHWH (JHVH) – “I AM” (Self-Existent God / Unpronouncable Name of God)
  • Yah or Jah – Short for YHWH
  • Jehovah – YHWH transcribed using the vowels of Adonai
  • Jehovah-Jireh – God Will Provide
  • Jehovah-Mekaddishkem – God Who Sanctifies
  • Jehovah-Nissi – God is My Banner
  • Jehovah-Rapha – God Who Heals
  • Jehovah-Rohi – God My Shepherd
  • Jehovah-Sabaoth – God of Hosts/Armies
  • Jehovah-Shalom – God of Peace
  • Jehovah-Shammah – God is There (My Companion)
  • Jehovah-Tsidkenu – God Our Righteousness

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