When Abram was ninety- nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless
Elohim (Genesis 1:1; Numbers 23:19; Psalm 19:1)
Significance:Refers to God’s power and might. He is the only supreme and true God.
Yahweh (Genesis 2:4; Exodus 6:2, 3)
Significance:The proper name of the divine person.
El Elyon (Genesis 14:17- 20; Numbers 24:16; Psalm 7:17; Isaiah 14:13, 14)
Meaning:God Most High
Significance:He is above all gods; nothing in life is more sacred.
El Roi (Genesis 16:13)
Meaning:God Who Sees
Significance:God oversees all creation and the affairs of people.
El Shaddai (Genesis 17:1; Psalm 91:1)
Significance:God is all- powerful.
Yahweh Yireh (Genesis 22:13, 14)
Meaning:The Lord Will Provide
Significance:God will provide our real needs.
Yahweh Nissi (Exodus 17:15)
Meaning:The Lord Is My Banner
Significance:We should remember God for helping us.
Adonai (Genesis 18:27)
Significance:God alone is the head over all.
Yahweh Elohe Yisrael (Judges 5:3; Psalm 59:5; Isaiah 17:6; Zephaniah 2:9)
Meaning:Lord God of Israel
Significance:He is the God of the nation.
Yahweh Shalom (Judges 6:24)
Meaning:The Lord Is Peace
Significance:God gives us peace so we need not fear.
Qedosh Yisrael (Isaiah 1:4)
Meaning:Holy One of Israel
Significance:God is morally perfect.
Yahweh Sabaoth (1 Samuel 1:3; Isaiah 6:1- 3)
Meaning:Lord Almighty or Lord of Hosts (Hosts refers to armies but also to all the heavenly powers.)
Significance:God is our savior and protector.
El Olam (Isaiah 40:28- 31)
Meaning:The Everlasting God
Significance:God is eternal. He will never die.
Yahweh Tsidkenu (Jeremiah 23:6; 33
Meaning:The Lord Our Righteousness
Significance:God is our standard for right behavior. He alone can make us righteous.
Yahweh Shammah (Ezekiel 48:35)
Meaning:The Lord Is There
Significance:God is always present with us.
Attiq Yomin (Daniel 7:9, 13)
Meaning:Ancient of Days
Significance:God is the ultimate authority. He will one day judge all nations