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The Meanings of Jehovah

Can someone explain the meaning(s) of Jehovah Nissi, Jehovah Jireh and all the other Jehovah ....... and where are these terms located in The Holy Bible or their references?

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"Jehovah" is a transliteration of YHWH using the Masoretic vowel points for Adonai, as they appear on Torah scrolls.
---mugwump on 9/22/09


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Two useful books available on the internet are the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia and the King James Concordance. Most of the names of God as mentioned in the Bible describe his character rather than are proper names, with exceptions such as Elohiym H430 Gods (plural of H433), Genesis 2:4. A partial list follows. YHVH H3068 self existent, eternal. 1). Abiyr H46 mighty Psalm 132:2, Isaiah 1:24. Asah H6213 make(r) Genesis 1:26, Psalm 95:6. Jireh H3070 sees Genesis 22:14. Nissi H3071 banner, signal Exodus 17:15. Olam H5769 everlasting Genesis 21:33. Qadash H6942 sanctify Genesis 2:3, Exodus 31:13. Raah H7462 shepherd Genesis 49:24, Psalm 23:1. Rapha H7495 stitch, cure Genesis 20:17, Exodus 15:26.
---Glenn on 9/18/09


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Shalom H3073 peace Judges 6:24. Sham H8033 there Ezekiel 48:35. Tsabah H6635 host(s), army Jeremiah 11:20. Tsedeq H6664 right, righteousness Leviticus 19:15, Jeremiah 23:6.
2). Adonay H136 Lord Psalm 2:4. El H410 strength Genesis 14:18. El elohey yisrael H415 The mighty God of Israel Genesis 33:20. Elyon H5945 elevation (exalted) Genesis 14:18. Gibbor H1368 powerful. Hayah H1961 to exist (Asher H834 who, that) I Am That I Am Exodus 3:14. Izzuz H5808 powerful, strong Psalm 24:8. Qanna H7067 jealous Exodus 20:5. Qodesh H6944 sacred, holy Psalm 51:11. Roiy H7210 sight Genesis 16:13. Ruach H7307 Spirit Genesis 1:2. Shadday H7706 almighty Genesis 17:1. Tsur H6697 rock.
---Glenn on 9/18/09


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3). Basileus G935 king Matthew 5:35, 1Timothy 1:17. Despotes G1203 Lord Luke 2:29, Acts 4:24. Dunastes G1413 ruler 1Timothy 6:15. Episkopos G1985 bishop 1Peter 2:25. Hupsistos G5310 highest Luke 1:32. Kurios G2962 Lord Matthew 1:22. Pantokrator G3841 almighty 2Corinthians 6:18. Pater G3962 father Matthew 5:16. Poimen G4166 shepherd Matthew 25:32, 1Peter 2:25. Sophos G4680 wise Romans 16:27. Theos G2316 God John 20:28.
---Glenn on 9/17/09


Jehovah Nissi: is an altar that was built by moses he named it Jehovah Nissi.
Jehovah Jireh: is a place that Abraham began to call Jehovah Jireh a mountain.
If you are trying to find the Most high God Name he only has one that is found in your bible at Psalm 83:18.If you have any more questions I will be more than happy to help you and show you directly from the Bible.
---Sherelle on 9/11/09




You have asked many questions. The answers are available, often at your fingertips. Where would you like to begin?
---Hreod_Beort on 9/24/08


They are the attributes of God, the good things attributed to God, and you will find them recorded throughout the Bible.
---Eloy on 8/21/07


Bruce5656:

While Wikipedia (and similar Wiki-based databases) should not be considered definitive, they tend to accumulate fairly reliable information (as much as anything on the internet can be reliable) - the people most likely to edit an entry are those most knowledgeable about it. With bad entries (either intentional vandalism or just mistakes), such errors can take anywhere from seconds to months to correct, depending on who is paying attention.

When in doubt, consult multiple sources.
---Mark on 8/21/07



Jehova Rophe Our Lord who Heals Exodus 15:26
Jehovah Tsidkenu
The Lord our Righteousness Jeremiah 23:6 Jehovah Shalom The Lord our Peace Judges 6:24
Jehovah Nissi The Lord our Banner Exodus 17:15
Jehovah Shammah The Lord is Present Ezekiel 48:35
Jehovah Sabaoth The Lord of Armies Isaiah 44:6
Jehovah Jireh The Lord will Provide Genesis 22:14
Jehovah Rohi The Lord is my Shepherd Psalms 23:1
Jehovah Mekeddeshem The Lord Who Sanctifies Leviticus 20:7-8
---KyOndra on 8/20/07


Ah, I see, Rachel. I was hoping someone here would offer a reasonable answer. I'll keep you posted if I ever find an answer elsewhere and please do the same for me.
---AlwaysOn on 3/28/07




AlwaysOn, just a guess.
Not too many people discuss the ancient texts in the West. We have "Pop", Orthodox is rare, New Age is on the rise, and culties in abundance. If you find the answer, I would be interested.
---Rachel on 3/27/07


Rachel, good to see you're curious too. Yes I've questioned others and have heard about Jews believing His name being too sacred to speak. That doesn't justify the act of removing it entirely though, nor does it explain why it remains absent today. He's specific about nothing being added or taken away from His Word, yet His name was taken away and substituted. Makes no sense to me, so I'm very curious to hear possible viewpoints. Also, no, I'm not on the East Coast, why?
---AlwaysOn on 3/27/07


AlwaysOn, you have friends who are familiar with the ancient texts, have you asked them?
Just a guess, but you're on the east coast, yes? I live in the west.
I would like to know why they were all changed instead of transliterated, too.
---Rachel on 3/26/07


I'm thankful for you who've studied the tetragrammaton (sp) and the ancient text. My question is since Yahweh tells us countless times to call Him by His name, call on His name, do things in His name, etc. why was His name removed and remains omitted from today's texts? I've heard the explanation of it being too sacred to utter, but why was it completely removed and substituted with something else? And not just Yahweh, but Yahushua, Moshe, Kepha, etc. were all changed instead of transliterated, why?
---AlwaysOn on 3/25/07


Jehovah Elohim in covenant relationship with His people.
He Who Was. He Who Is. He Who Is To Come.

J.. Elohim: Eternal Creator
J..Adonai: The Lord Our Sovereign, Master Jehovah
J.. Jireh: The Lord will see or provide
J...Nissi: The Lord our Banner
J..Ropheka: The Lord our Healer
J..Shalom: The Lord our Peace
J..Tsidkenu: The Lord our Righteousness
---Rachel on 3/25/07


J..Mikaddeshkem: The Lord our Sanctifier
J..Sabaoth: The Lord of Hosts, our Deliverer
J..Shammah: The Lord is present
J..Elyon: The Lord Most High
J..Rohi: The Lord my Shepherd
J..Hoeenu: The Lord our Maker
J..Eloheenu: The Lord our God
J..Eloheka: The Lord thy God
J..Elohay: The Lord my God
---Rachel on 3/25/07


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It took me thirty minutes to find Jehovah, the concordance had four. References---Ex. 6-3. PS.---83-18. Is.---12-2. Is.---26-4. Hope this helps. Good day.
---catherine on 3/25/07


Jehovah-I Am, the eternal living one.Ex 6:3
Jehovah-Jireh-God will provide. Gen 22:14
Jehovah-Shalom-God sends peace. Jud 6:24
Jehovah-Shammah-God is there. Ez 48:35
Jehovah-Tsidkenu-God is our righteousness. Jer 23:6
Jehovah-Nissi-God my banner Ex 17:15
---Rebecca_D on 3/25/07


I am interested in knowing the meanings of Jehovah Jireh ect
---Alexis on 3/25/07


Jehovah = God
Mekaddishkem = Sanctifies
Nissi = Banner
Rapha = Healer
Rohi = Shepherd
Sabaoth = Lord of Hosts
Shalom = Peace
Shammah = Present or there
Tsidkanu = Righteousness
---Leslie on 1/7/07


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Jehovah is a holy name in my ubringing a scribe would not use the same pen again writing "this" name.It is located thru out most the Bible Many argue the meaning/spelling most say "I am that I am." The Nissi,Jireh etc.just further says "what" it is U are proclaming Him to be. My provider, my Hope,etc. Taking an acient name & making it personal to U by saying back to Him U are my___ I have a dad,daddy,father,pop,etc,so God has many names ascribed to Him.
---Jeanne on 11/6/06


Daniel:
Eloy wrong?? Oy Vey! Don't tell him that, or else he will have no fellowship!

The statement I took exception to was this, "YHWH... name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures...introduced about 1270 A.D
No mention about Latin, etc, and when he dug in his heels on this preposterous statement, I called him on it.

BTW I was not looking for a fight, merely understanding and source material.
---John_T on 5/24/06


[*4*] in just a few minutes searching the Net for data about God's Name. If I'd thought it was questionable, I would've confronted Eloy in the blog cited below months ago (Nov 2005). Someday, I may produce a paper on this subject for my own website.

John, I do understand and have the same zeal to speak out when someone maligns Scripture; just don't think it was a case of that here, only poor writing and unintentional errors by another imperfect human.
---Daniel on 5/24/06


[*3*] God's Name wasn't in Scripture only because they said those Latin or English letters weren't used until much later.

Note: Oy! I must clarify something I just submitted: The Masoretes added the vowel points for 'Adonai' to the Name of God in most Hebrew Texts; I did not mean to say the Masoretic Texts had only consonants!

BTW, I did not just recently 'discover' as you called it, Eloy's reference to Martini; I've known of it for over a year and found it myself... [cont.]
---Daniel on 5/24/06


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[*2*] if not printed boldly at the top of the article itslef as it is in this case!

John_T: Except for Eloy's mistake in 'sentence logic' and not writing the exact word Martini used, I still don't see anywhere he (or WikiPedia) said that the Tetragrammaton hasn't always been in Scripture! You seem to be using the words 'Jehovah' and 'Yahweh' as if they are exactly the same as the four Hebrew consonants found in Masoretic or earlier Texts, and then accusing people of saying... [cont.]
---Daniel on 5/24/06


[*1*] FIRST, the only reason I referenced WikiPedia was because it had the fullest info I could find for Raymundus Martinti's work in 1278 AD. I most definitely do *not* consider all of WikiPedia reliable, but John_T should know what he can or cannot trust there. However, I'm glad he added the note about it in case someone reading this needs it; yet, as stated, anyone can edit those articles as I HAVE myself at times. If something is controversial, you'll often find that in the editing notetabs... [cont.]
---Daniel on 5/24/06


john3: Very glad to hear your comments were not to be taken literally! I've never seen any from you before, so wasn't sure what to make of them. It would've been nice if you'd included a ":-)" or something indicating what you really meant.
For everyone: I've seen most of what Eloy has written, and have had problems with his comments elsewhere; don't worry about me possibly not understanding how he writes, though your comments may be helpful for those new here.
---Daniel on 5/23/06


Eloy:

Hope you do not think this last round has been an attack, but I am interested in your response.

Daniel discovered your source, and both Bruce and I try to demonstrate the need for careful study.

It is no sin to be wrong and admit it, so please do not be stubborn.
---John_T on 5/17/06


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Re. Wikipedia:
The title page says: "Welcome to Wikipedia,
the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit."

Note, "that anyone can edit." In other words, a person could go into any article and place false or misleading information and it would be added with as much authority as any valid information there. It is not to be taken as an authoritive source unless otherwise verified by other sources. I find it useful as a launch pad but not a final source.
---Bruce5656 on 5/17/06


Daniel,
Re eloy, "Do you think he's infalliable in all he writes here?!"

John's comments are right on. That is his (eloy's) claim not ours.
We are always hearing about how he only speaks truth ("but we will believe what we want to believe") etc. He claims to speak for God and claims he cannot sin. Hence, if he cannot sin, he cannot misrepresent God, hence when he speaks for God, he is infalible. Just like the pope!
---Bruce5656 on 5/17/06


1a/5 Should read "Josephus"

Fumble fingered again!
---John_T on 5/17/06


1/5 Daniel:

Thank you for finding Eloy's source, however, Wikipedia is not totally reliable. It is a collection of articles, placed somewhat uncritically for all to see.

In this case, the authors chose to take the THEOLOGICAL-EVOLUTIONARY viewpoint, common in the post-Darwin era, and expanded it to a preposterous extreme, saying YHWH did not exist before the 13th century. .
---John_T on 5/17/06


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1a/5 Yet they contradict themselves, using Joseph (c.50-120AD)as an example, saying," Josephus wrote that the sacred name consisted of four vowels."

More reliable, and conservative is ISBE; International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
---John_T on 5/17/06


2/ 5 It says, "[YHWH was] not first made known at the call of Moses (Ex 3:13-16; 6:2-8), but, already known, ... to Israel under the name "Yahweh" andwas the One sending Moses to deliver Israel; "when I shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? And God said .... I WILL BE THAT I WILL BE .... say .... I WILL BE hath sent me" (Ex 3:13,14)
---John_T on 5/17/06


3/5 It is Moses writing, essentially saying, "God called himself YHWH." Anyone saying that this word did not exist until 2400 years after Moses wrote it is simply uninformed, and is calling Moses a liar.

Can you not see the contradiction when someone puts forth that garbage as fact, and also says, "my vocation of expertise is preaching, teaching, and translating the Bible." 2/14/06 .../1139435815.htm#11478715951496
---John_T on 5/17/06


4/5 In light of my previous post on offending, you have the right to ask if I am doing this to offend Eloy? NO However, whenever such egregiously false things are written, and no one else counters them with the truth, someone has to do it; those unlearned in the Bible may take such nonsense as truth, and that knowledge rots like evil in the mind of the unsuspecting, and creates a toxin of doubt saying, Is the Bible really true?
---John_T on 5/17/06


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5/5 Finally to Eloy, I say:
1) I am still your brother
2) I so not attack you as a person
3) Correction of wrong data is not scolding or being cruel
4) You need to be more critical in the sources you use, and tell us where you get your data. Those who have studied such things can help you in your studies.
---John_T on 5/17/06


Daniel, I have no problem with you on your answers or John T. Acually I have read most of Eloy's answers to others and when someone goes against him, he is asking for trouble. No one can go against Eloy, he is never wrong. And when you do, you get his wrath. It was humor in a sense because of what his answers are to most people here when they don't agree with him. He has reached perfectness already, glorified.
---John3 on 5/17/06


[-2-] but he should have stated Martini used the word 'yohoua' not 'Jehovah' in that book. If you look up "Tetragrammaton" in WikiPedia and search for '1278' on that page, you'll find more info about that. Sorry for getting side-tracked off the main topic here!
---Daniel on 5/17/06


[-1-] To be sure everyone understands, I'll add: When I said "I basically agreed with Eloy," I meant only in this and another thread about where the word 'Jehovah' came from; not necessarily anywhere else (though I may have). John_T's example of Eloy saying Pilate was a 'Roman Catholic Pontiff' (see CN link below) is so unbelievable, I guess that's why he wanted verifiable references from Eloy about this topic. Eloy's refs. to Martini (see below) are correct,... [cont.]
---Daniel on 5/17/06


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john3: Actually, after re-reading a few times, I have to ask if what you said here wasn't supposed to be taken at face value? Perhaps I should have assumed it was meant as some kind of witty sarcasm? So, sorry if I missed it that way. ;-) If not, well... what I wrote previously would still be the case.
---Daniel on 5/15/06


john3: How much of what I wrote in just this thread did you read?! (I didn't even have an exchange with Eloy here, because I basically agreed with what he said; just that it could have been worded more clearly.) John_T was upset because of some other post where Eloy said Potius Pilate was a Catholic Pope! Quite frankly, I can hardly believe what you wrote here (and for sure by including my name). Is Eloy like some kind of a Pope to you? Do you think he's infalliable in all he writes here?! No human is!
---Daniel on 5/15/06


John and Daniel, you two are walking on very sensitve ground with Eloy. Check the last part of his statement. " Jesus said they will not listen to us truth-sayers, even if they stopped their ears and did not keep his sayings" Don't question Eloy are you will get more of that. How dare you guys question him, he is without error. Oh by the way, you are going to get disfellowship too, and you will be in a hip of trouble on mothers day.
---john3 on 5/14/06


Daniel: Some background. 2/2

As on this thread, I attempted to show the truth via history; others did too, to no avail.

He shows no mastery of the original languages, but claims, "but my vocation of expertise is preaching, teaching, and translating the Bible." 2/14/06 .../1139435815.htm

Someone claiming that knowledge should know what the original Hebrew manuscripts say. Thus, I hold him to his standards.
---John_T on 5/13/06


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Daniel: Some background. 1/2

My saying "reek" was supposed to be gentle, asking for clarification. Perhaps it came on too strongly, but it was the climax of continued absurdities, and eloy's NEVER admitting error.

His most egregious error remains his insistence that Pontius Pilot was the first Pope. See http://christianblogs.christianet.com/1113932055.htm
---John_T on 5/13/06


\2\ when someone denies God's clear Word on a major doctrine (His Triune nature; deity of Christ, Salvation, etc.) or perhaps if the person flat out refuses they've ever made a mistake (when it's right here for all to see). I wish John had told us earlier he believed it was the latter AND explained why in detail from the beinning; not a doctrinal issue. Maybe you could surprise him by carefully changing the wording to be more logical ;-) .
---Daniel on 5/13/06


\1\ Eloy: See my earlier post below; tried doing another one to help you and John_T, but guess Moderator didn't like 'en.' in front of 'WikiPedia' nor what followed! It now seems John's concern was only for the poor way you worded your sentences. He's right in saying English, German or Latin can't be in 'original Hebrew Text' but as I tried to post sooner: CN blogs are not THESIS papers! They're full of typos _and_ errors in thought; we should only get upset (and I have been myself at times!) [cont.]
---Daniel on 5/13/06


johnt, I have provided the historical etymology of the word Jehovah which was first in print in about 1270 A.D. by a Roman Catholic Spanish Monk, named Raymundus Martini, in his book Pugeo Fidei (Dagger of Faith). Not until long over 100 years later was it printed into Bibles. My post is historically accurate, but you call the facts "nuts and absurd". Jesus said they will not listen to us truth-sayers, even as they stopped their ears and did not keep his sayings.
---Eloy on 5/11/06


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I make an exception to make a correction. I meant to say "German transliteration" not "German translation".

There is a big difference between the two
---John_T on 5/11/06


That is MY FINAL POST ABOUT ELOY'S statement.

From experince, I doubt that he will EVER write, "I was wrong about that." regarding ANY of his posts, so to continue this further is futile.

It will generate more heat than light.
---John_T on 5/11/06


eloy:
On this, your reply is NUTS!

Because "Jehovah" is a German translation of the Hebrew consonants YHWH, and the points from another Hebrew word, your statement is absurd.

Putting it another way, you say that a German word is not in the original Hebrew text until 1270.

I wrote a book in English, an original. If anyone placed a Spanish word in it 1000 years later, and calling it "original" is creating something impossible.
---John_T on 5/11/06


johnt, I meant exactly what I wrote. I wrote: "The name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures...". And "YHWH and YESHUAH" is the title of the historical information that followed which I provided.
---Eloy on 5/11/06


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eloy: "The name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures, but was later introduced in about 1270 A.D"

PLEASE SUPPLY THE BOOK, AND PAGE# FOR THAT

Or else, if you did not mean to write that YHWH was NOT in the Hebrew manuscripts please re write, saying exactly what you meant to say.

BTW "Jehovah" is a German transliteration, using points, of the Hebrew YHWH
---John_T on 5/10/06


johnt, The Hebrew scriptures are written from right to left and do not display any vowels. The Name of God is HWHY, and transposed it is YHWH. Please read my previous posting which gives the historical details on the origin of the word Jehovah.
---Eloy on 5/10/06


Eloy: I use extreme restraint here, not trying to make a fight. You wrote, "YHWH... name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures...introduced about 1270 A.D..."

None of my 400 paper books, nor my 300 electronic books say anything like that, so I am concerned about understanding exactly what you meant.

Please supply the book, and page# for that remark, if I misunderstand, please correct me, and if you were inaccurate, a clarification will be appreciated. Thank you
---John_T on 5/10/06


John_T: You may wish we could edit our comments here. ;-)

As I suspected, you don't appear to have read much of the other thread (nor all of Eloy's remarks here): His (and mine too) reference was to the literal spelling of the English (or Latin) word "Jehovah" (with vowels); *not* the Hebrew name of God as written in the Hebrew Text as YHWH or YHVH. He does need to work on his details a bit more, and could have said that clearer perhaps, but he did not say what you think he did.
---Daniel on 5/10/06


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Most of the Jehovah's names are found in the old Testament book e.g Abrahm said on the mountain of the lord He shall provide, David called Him the Rock of Escape, Samuel called Him Ebenzer and jehovah Saboath. However, i will get all this scriptures and postit very soon.
---moses on 5/10/06


john t, it is not my opinion, but historical fact.
---Eloy on 5/10/06


Daniel: (cont)
Eloy's statement is worse than the 1870ish Graf-Wellhausen higher criticism.

It says the Pentatuch was NOT written by Moses, but is a cut-and-paste job from editor/authors J, E, D & P.

The Tetragrammaton (Yod he Vav He) was accepted by those scholars and that school is the foundation of liberal theology. Eloy went beyond liberal criticism, saying that LORD is a late-middle age concoction.

I concluded, "My friend, you need another, better book."
---John_T on 5/9/06


Daniel:
I did not come down hard on Eloy personally, rather his statement. There is a difference.

He wrote: "The name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures...introduced about 1270 A.D..."

That is contrary to ALL the known manuscripts, including the Dead Sea Scrolls, written about 100 BC, and defies common sense. They have the Tetragrammaton in them

When someone leads others astray with error, should that not be corrected?
---John_T on 5/9/06


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John_T: PLEASE EXPLAIN WHY you 'came down so hard' on Eloy below!? Though I've differed with him on many things myself and wouldn't answer this question the same way he did, I think you may have misunderstood what he said here! What exactly did he say here that got you so upset? Did you read the previous thread on this: Jehovah Or JHWH For God and do you think I erred in any way too (other than my mistakes I pointed out later)?
---Daniel on 5/9/06


Eloy:
Your 3/28 opinion here reeks!

It is worse than the 1870ish Graf-Wellhausen theory of higher criticism. That says, the Pentatuch was NOT written by Moses, but is a cut-and-paste job from authors J, E, D & P.

You write," The name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures...introduced about 1270 A.D..."

My friend, you need to get another, better book, OK?
---John_T on 4/25/06


pat,Please send me [ danie9374 ] a message.
I have a question for you. BTW, you were right in what you remembered from your husband about where we got the pronunciation for "Yehovah".
---danie9374 on 4/6/06


part 1: YHWH and YESHUAH: The name Jehovah was nonexistent in the original Hebrew scriptures, but was later introduced in about 1270 A.D. by a Roman Catholic Spanish Monk, named Raymundus Martini, in his book Pugeo Fidei (Dagger of Faith). There is no J nor V in the Hebrew alphabet, and in the Greek alphabet there is no letter J. Jesus is Yeshuah in Hebrew, and correctly it is Iesous in Greek. Having no vowels, the ancient Hebrews had YHWH for the sacred name of God.
---Eloy on 3/28/06


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pt.2: In public discourse, the Hebrew word for Lord (Adonai) or God (Elohim, plural of Eloah) was used to prevent taking Gods name in vain. Yah (Lord)- Psalm 68:4. Hallelujah (Hall elu-yah; Hail God; Praise you the Lord. Greek: Alleluia). Martini substituted the sacred term for God with the consonants JHVH (possibly deriving this from the common latin term Jove), he then inserted the vowel points of Adonai or Elohim to contrive the first use of the term Jehovah. The add ons express his attibutes.
---Eloy on 3/28/06


For anyone who wishes to study about the word 'Jehovah' (YHWH) and some of its history in our English Bibles (as "pat" began to discuss), see this previous blog (*but* read all of it! I made at least two early errors which I corrected later on):

http://christianblogs.christianet.com/1130622396.htm#1143559132202209
---Daniel on 3/28/06


God's name is JEHOVAH. Jehovah Nissi, Jehovah Jireh; these names are names that poeple has given God.
---Jennifer on 3/28/06


My husband (a world renowned scholar) showed me once (but it was years ago so I may get this wrong) how yod he waw he (YHWH) is the Hebrew but we got the English Jehovah by conflating into English the adoni that Hebrew readers say when reading. The vowels of adoni is put with the consonants of Heb to get Yehovah
---pat on 3/27/06


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You're right Gregg;The Prefix is God's name the add-ons are adjectives!
---1st_cliff on 4/7/05


Actually, there is only one name to the one God and that is, in Hebrew, YHWH.
'And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of 'el Shadday; but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.' (Ex. 6:3)
---gregg on 4/7/05


I knew Jehovah is another name to call God. Recently I heard these others. Thank you Bruce5656 very much. Thanks to Marc also. I'm enlightened. God bless you.
---Debraann on 4/7/05


JEHOVAH-ROHI......Psalm 23:1
meaning "The Lord my shepherd"
JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH.......Ezekiel 48:35
meaning "The Lord who is present"
JEHOVAH-RAPHA.........Exodus 15:26
meaning "The Lord our healer"
JEHOVAH-TSIDKENU......Jeremiah 23:6
meaning "The Lord our righteousness"
JEHOVAH-JIREH.........Genesis 22:13-14
meaning "The Lord will provide"
JEHOVAH-NISSI.........Exodus 17:15
meaning "The Lord our banner"
JEHOVAH-SHALOM........Judges 6:24
meaning "The Lord is peace"
JEHOVAH-
---lea on 4/7/05


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The names of the Lord Jehovah are a responce of His people to His doings. To ABRAHAM in the mountains it was in Gen 22:14 JEHOVAH-JIREH ,The Lord will provide. To MOSES in the valley of Masah and Meribah it was in Exodus 17:15 JEHOVAH-NISSI The Lord is my banner. To the israelis in Exodus 15:26 it was JEHOVAH-ROPHE. To Gedeon it was JEHOVAH-SHALOM in Judges 6:24. forgive my english I am a mexican. In His Love, Celia Hernandez.
---Celia on 4/7/05


Here are a few:
Adonai-Jehovah -- The Lord our Sovereign
El-Elyon -- The Lord Most High
El-Olam -- The Everlasting God
El-Shaddai -- The God Who is Sufficient for the Needs of His People
Jehovah-Elohim -- The Eternal Creator
Jehovah-Jireh -- The Lord our provider
Jehovah-Nissi -- The Lord our Banner
Jehovah-Ropheka -- The Lord our Healer
Jehovah-Shalom -- The Lord our Peace
Jehovah-Tsidkenu -- The Lord our Righteousness

If you would like a more comprehensive list with references, just put "names of God" in a search engine.
---Bruce5656 on 4/7/05


To answer your question, I don't know where it is in the bible. I believe it (the terms) come from old hebrew, and it was merely like God help, God bless and God Love. Kind of like from the greek we get Agape, which again is twisted to meaning only love when in fact it means love of God. I wish I could find you a referance to this, I will look at home this evening and see if I can. God Bless You and Keep You.
---Marc on 4/7/05




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