Names and Titles of God in the old Testament

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The Old Testament

Name or Title Hebrew Word  English Translation Number of occurrences in the OT
Examples in Hebrew 
Examples-  English (NIV)
Examples- English (Darby)  Special note
Title Elohim God 2605

Gen 1:1reshith:H7225 elohim:H430 bara:H1254a shamayim:H8064 erets:H776     

Gen 1:1               In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  Gen 1:1            In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.
Name Yahweh






Ps 110:1 mizmor:H4210 david:H1732 yhvh:H3068 neum:H5002 adonay:H136 yashab:H3427 yamin:H3225 yamin:H3225 ad:H5704 shith:H7896 ayab:H340 hadom:H1916 regel:H7272 regel:H7272

Ps 110:1          A Psalm of David The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet."

Ps 110:1          Jehovah said unto my Lord, Sit at my right hand, until I put thine enemies <as> footstool of thy feet.


Yehovah is often abreviated in Hebrew as Yhvh
Lev 18:21      lo:H3808 nathan:H5414 min:H4480  zera:H2233  abar:H5674a molek:H4432 lo:H3808   chol:H2455  shem:H8034 elohim:H430  yhvh:H3068 Lev 18:21          "'Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molech, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the LORD.

Lev 18:21         And thou shalt not give of thy seed to let them pass through <the fire> to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.
for you must not profane the name of God, Jehovah
Deut 28:58      im:H518 shamar:H8104  asah:H6213a kol:H3605  dabar:H1697 zeh:H2088 torah:H8451  kathab:H3789  zeh:H2088 sepher:H5612 yare:H3372a zeh:H2088 kabad:H3513 yare:H3372a shem:H8034  yhvh:H3068  elohim:H430 Deut 28:58          If you do not carefully follow all the words of this law, which are written in this book, and do not revere this glorious and awesome name--the LORD your God--


Deut 28:58       
If thou wilt not take heed to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, to fear this glorious and fearful name, JEHOVAH THY GOD;
Ps 83:18  yada':H3045 shem:H8034 bad:H905 yehovah:H3068  'elyown:H5945 'elyown:H5945 'al:H5921 kol:H3605 . 'erets:H776 Ps 83:18           Let them know that you, whose name is the LORD-- that you alone are the Most High over all the earth.  Ps 83:18        That they may know that thou alone, whose name is Jehovah, art the Most High over all the earth.

& Title

Yehovah Elohim Jehovah God 

The Lord God

1148 Gen 2:4 towledah:H8435  shamayim:H8064  'erets:H776  bara':H1254  yowm:H3117  yehovah:H3068 'elohiym:H430 'asah:H6213  'erets:H776  shamayim:H8064
Gen 2:4             This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created. When the LORD God made the earth and the heavens 

Gen 2:4      
These are the histories of the heavens and the earth, when they were created, in the day that Jehovah Elohim made earth and heavens,
Title El-Shaddai Almighty God 48 Ex 6:1-3 yehovah:H3068
 amar:H559 mosheh:H4872 attah:H6258  raah:H7200 asher:H834 asah:H6213a paroh:H6547 chazaq:H2389 yad:H3027 shalach:H7971 shalach:H7971 chazaq:H2389 yad:H3027 garash:H1644 erets:H776 elohim:H430 dabar:H1696 mosheh:H4872 amar:H559 yhvh:H3068 raah:H7200 abraham:H85 yitschaq:H3327 yaaqob:H3290 el:H410 shadday:H7706b shem:H8034 yhvh:H3068 yada:H3045 yada:H3045

Ex 6:1-3

Then the LORD said to Moses,
"Now you will see what I will do to Pharaoh: Because of my mighty hand he will let them go; because of my mighty hand he will drive them out of his country."
2 God also said to Moses, "I am the LORD.
3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac and to Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name the LORD I did not make myself known to them.



Ex 6:1-3

And Jehovah said to Moses, Now shalt thou see what I will do to Pharaoh; for by a strong hand shall he let them go, and by a strong hand shall he drive them out of his land.
2 And God spoke to Moses, and said to him, I am Jehovah.
3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, as the Almighty God; but by my name Jehovah I was not made known to them.

Title Adonai Lord 432 Gen 18:27  abraham:H85 anah:H6030a amar:H559 na:H4994 hinneh:H2009 yaal:H2974  dabar:H1696  adonay:H136 aphar:H6083 epher:H665
Gen 18:27        Then Abraham spoke up again: "Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes,

Gen 18:27      
And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have ventured to speak unto the Lord; I, who am dust and ashes.
Name Yehovih Lord


304 Deut 9:26 palal:H6419 yehovah:H3068 'amar:H559  'adonay:H136 yehovih:H3069 shachath:H7843 'am:H5971 nachalah:H5159 'asher:H834  padah:H6299 godel:H1433 'asher:H834 yatsa':H3318 yatsa':H3318 mitsrayim:H4714  chazaq:H2389 yad:H3027 Deut 9:26            I prayed to the LORD and said, "O Sovereign LORD, do not destroy your people, your own inheritance that you redeemed by your great power and brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
Deut 9:26         I prayed therefore to Jehovah, and said, Lord Jehovah, destroy not thy people and thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed through thy greatness, which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a powerful hand.
The word Yehovih is always associated with the word Adonai.  It never appears alone.  Yehovah and Yehovih appear together in 29 verses.
Isa 61:1  ruwach:H7307 'adonay:H136 yehovih:H3069 ya'an:H3282  yehovah:H3068  mashach:H4886 basar:H1319 basar:H1319 basar:H1319 'anav:H6035 shalach:H797 chabash:H2280  shabar:H7665 leb:H3820  qara':H7121 derowr:H1865 shebiy:H7628 peqach-qowach:H6495 peqach-qowach:H6495 'acar:H631
Isa 61:1              The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners,
Isa 61:1            
The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me, because Jehovah hath anointed me to announce glad tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and opening of the prison to them that are bound;
Yehovih ?means Jehovah's Son

& Name

Adonai Yehovih Sovereign Lord

Lord God

Lord Jehovah

294 Gen 15:2    'abram:H87 'amar:H559 'adonay:H136 yehovih:H3069 mah:H4100  nathan:H5414  halak:H1980 'ariyriy:H6185  ben:H1121 - mesheq:H4943 bayith:H1004 huw':H1931 'eliy'ezer:H461 dammeseq:H1834
Gen15:2                 But Abram said, "O Sovereign LORD, what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?"

Gen 15:2       And Abram said, Lord Jehovah, what wilt thou give me? seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus.

Lord Jehovih

?Lord Jesus

Judges 6:22 gid'own:H1439 ra'ah:H7200 . . . . mal'ak:H4397 . . 'adonay:H136 gid'own:H1439 'amar:H559 'ahahh:H162 . yehovah:H3068 yehovih:H3069 . 'al:H5921 - ken:H3651 . . ra'ah:H7200 . mal'ak:H4397 . . yehovah:H3068 paniym:H6440 . paniym:H6440
Judges 6:22    When Gideon realized that it was the angel of the LORD, he exclaimed, "Ah, Sovereign LORD! I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face!"
Judges 6:22  And Gideon perceived that he was an angel of Jehovah; and Gideon said, Alas, Lord Jehovah! for because I have seen an angel of Jehovah face to face...

& Name

Yahh Yehovah Lord Jehovah 2 Isa 12:2 hinneh:H2009 'el:H410 yeshuw'ah:H3444  batach:H982 pachad:H6342 yahh:H3050 yehovah:H3068 'oz:H5797  zimrath:H2176 hayah:H1961 yeshuw'ah:H3444 Isa 12:2            Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The LORD, the LORD, is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation."
Isa 12:2           
Behold, ^God is my salvation: I will trust, and not be afraid; for Jah, Jehovah, is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation.
Lord Jehovah
Isa 26:4 batach:H982  yehovah:H3068  'ad:H5703  yahh:H3050 yehovah:H3068  'owlam:H5769 tsuwr:H6697 Isa 26:4              Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD, the LORD, is the Rock eternal. 

Confide ye in Jehovah for ever; for in Jah, Jehovah, is the rock of ages.
Title mashiyac

Annointed one

2 Dan 9:25 yada':H3045 sakal:H7919 mowtsa':H4161 mowtsa':H4161 dabar:H1697 shuwb:H7725 . banah:H1129 yeruwshalaim:H3389  mashiyach:H4899  nagiyd:H5057 sheba':H7651 shabuwa':H7620  shishshiym:H8346  shenayim:H8147 shabuwa':H7620 . rechob:H7339  banah:H1129 shuwb:H7725  charuwts:H2742 'akar:H5916 'eth:H6256 Dan 9:25 "Know and understand this: From the issuing of the decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until the Anointed One, the ruler, comes, there will be seven 'sevens,' and sixty-two 'sevens.' It will be rebuilt with streets and a trench, but in times of trouble. Dan 9:25     Know therefore and understand: From the going forth of the word to restore and to build Jerusalem unto Messiah, the Prince, are seven weeks, and sixty-two weeks. The street and the moat shall be built again, even in troublous times.



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