What are the other names that God has

The Pentateuch, written in Hebrew, the true name of God is yod-hei-vav-hei: יהוה (note that the Hebrew language is written from right to left) which translates to the Latin alphabet as YHWH, since the old Hebrew script it only integrated the consonants of each word and discarded the vowels.

Parent article: Adonai

אֲדֹנָי: literally ‘my Lord’, or ‘my Master’. It is in the majestic plural, in this way that it could also mean “my enormous Master”, “my Lord.” of lords” or “my master of everyone and everything”.

Adonai Tzevaot

Adonai Tzevaot means: “Lord. of Hosts” (alluding to the armies of God’s angels (I Samuel 17:45).

Adonai Tzidkeinu

Adonai Tzidkeinu means “Adonai, our righteousness” (Jeremiah verses 23:6 and 33:16.


אהיה אשר אהיה means “I am who I am” (Exodus 3:14 Reina-Valera Bible 1960).

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In Canaanite literature he was the preeminent God, in Ugaritic language Il, who ruled the macrocosm, in opposition to Baal, god of the microcosm.

the bethel

God of Bethel, ancient site of worship.

the olam

Olam, in Hebrew, means “eternal, indefinite time, world, world”, thus El-Olam is ‘eternal God’ or ‘God of eternity’.

The Shaddai

Constantly translated as “Almighty God”, “Almighty God” אל שדי‎ (shadai) is a name of God in Job’s work; according to Exodus 6:2-3 he was known by the patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

El Elyon

The divine name אל עליון or simply עליון, constantly translated as “Most High God”, means God of Heaven, Earth and Heights, and is also used outside the sphere of revelation, exemplifying in the mouth of Melchizedek, the priest and monarch Jebusite of Genesis 14:18 in his encounter with Abraham (“Then Melchizedek, monarch of Salem and priest of the Most High God, brought out bread and wine”).

Parent article: Eloah

Therefore, the name Eloha expresses said impression engendered in the human being by the power of God; the power that arouses terror, dread. The one that is a sign of the confrontation of natural people with God, and that for this reason arouses terror among men.

Parent article: Elohim

The best specification to this plural according to Dietrich7 is to treat it as a quantitative plural, which is used to denote the unlimited greatness in the שמים (sky) and מים (water).

It is during the Torah the general name of God and by the way it is used with particular emphasis in the Elohistic psalms, named in this way due to its use.

Parent article: Hashem

Hashem is a name that Orthodox Jews use to call the Author. HaShem (Hebrew: השם) is a Hebrew term that literally means “The Name”.

Parent article: Jehovah

Jehovah is a Latinization of the mixture between the name יהוה (YHWH, the Tetragrammaton) and the vowels of the Hebrew word Adonai, a mixture that appears some 7 thousand times in the Masoretic writing of the Hebrew Bible, while the conjunction of the same name יהוה with the vowels of the Hebrew word Elohim, it happens in the Masoretic writing three hundred 5 times. 8 9 See above: The tetragram.

Parent article: Shechina

It is a Hebrew and Aramaic feminine noun, which is born from the verb ‘reside’, ‘dwell’ or ‘dwell’ and supposes that God dwells among his people. It is used once God physically declares himself (Leviticus 16:2, Exodus 13:21-22), although in contemporary Hebrew from the end of Isaiah 63:10


Where the Biblical writing (Masoretic) says God, (Elohim, or Yahweh), the Targum says “The Memra of Yahveh”. Example: Where the biblical writing of Gn 1,3 says: God commented “Let there be light”, and there was light, the Neophyti Targum says: “And he mentioned the term (“Memrá”) of Yahweh: Let there be light; and there was light according to the command of his Word (“Memra”).

Holy (He)

also in the prayer “HaKadosh Baruch Hu”: “The Blessed Saint is (that is) He.

Parent article: Yah

It occurs twenty-six times, primarily in the book of Psalms; and twenty-four contained in the Hebrew expression Hallelujah (whose meaning is ‘praise Yah’). It also arises as part of biblical names such as Micah (Hebrew: Micayáh).

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In the Rastafarian scroll, Yahveh originated, from the expression Hallelujah. Other variants offer different names such as: Yahveh, Adonai, God and Jehovah.

Parent article: Yahweh

The name of God written with the 4 letters יהוה and mainly transcribed as Yahveh appears some 5410 times in the Hebrew Bible, however never in the later books: Ecclesiastes, the protocanonical version of Esther and the Song of Songs (with possible exclusion of verse 8:6), nor in the so-called deuterocanonical books.10 11

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