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Names and Titles of God

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 1:1 reshith: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




The Lord

6528 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

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 mashiyach

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.





The New Testament

Name or Title Greek Word  English Translation Number of occurrences in the NT Examples in the Original Greek Language Examples in Greek using Strong's Numbers Examples-  English (NIV) Examples- English (Darby)  Special note
Title kurios  Lord 747 Mark 12:36    r q d Qv, q v , d , f U d . Mark 12:36  dabid:G1138 autos:G846 epo:G2036 . . hagios:G40 pneuma:G4151 . kurios:G2962 epo:G2036 . . kurios:G2962 kathemai:G2521 . ek:G1537 . dexios:G1188 . heos:G2193 . tithemi:G5087 sou:G4675 echthros:G2190 . hupopodion:G5286 - ho:G3588 - pous:G4228 Mark 12:36 David himself, speaking by the Holy Spirit, declared: "'The Lord said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet."'
Mark 12:36  <for> David himself said <speaking> in the Holy Spirit, The Lord said to my Lord, Sit on my right hand until I put thine enemies <as> footstool of thy feet.
This is a quote from the Old Testament

Jehovah and Adonai are both translated as kurios in NT Greek and as Lord in most English versions of the NT

Name iesous  Jesus 977 Matthew 1:21  c j, r E N
P Q . 
Matt 1:21 . . . tikto:G5088 tikto:G5088 . huios:G5207 . . . kaleo:G2564 . onoma:G3686 iesous:G2424 . . . sozo:G4982 . laos:G2992 . . hamartia:G266 Matt 1:21 She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins." Matt 1:21   And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus, for he shall save his people from their sins.
Title christos Christ

The Christ

569 Matthew 1:16    E c d Ex T , d d
E .
Matt 1:16 . iakob:G2384 gennao:G1080 ioseph:G2501 . aner:G435 . maria:G3137 . hos:G3739 . gennao:G1080 iesous:G2424 ho:G3588 . lego:G3004 christos:G5547 Matt 1:16 and Jacob the father of Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
Matt 1:16     
and Jacob begat Joseph, the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ.
Title theos God 1344 John 1:1              E P , r , r
2  d P .
John 1:1 . . arche:G746 . . logos:G3056 . . logos:G3056 . . theos:G2316 . . logos:G3056 . theos:G2316
2 . houtos:G3778 . . . arche:G746 . theos:G2316
John 1:1      In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 He was with God in the beginning.
John 1:1        John 1:1 In <the> beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 He was in the beginning with God.
Title kurios theos Lord God 27 John 20:28  P O r q , F r John 20:28  thomas:G2381 apokrinomai:G611 . epo:G2036 . . . kurios:G2962 . . theos:G2316 John 20:28 Thomas said to him, "My Lord and my God!" John 20:28    Thomas answered and said to him, My Lord and my God.
Thomas called Jesus Lord and God
Title pater


theos pater

The Father


God the Father




1Timothy1:2   v v v d , h k P
r E .
1 Tim 1:2 . timotheos:G5095 gnesios:G1103 teknon:G5043 pistis:G4102 charis:G5485 eleos:G1656 . eirene:G1515 . theos:G2316 . pater:G3962 . iesous:G2424 christos:G5547  kurios:G2962 1 Tim 1:2   To Timothy my true son in the faith: Grace, mercy and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. 1 Tim 1:2   
to Timotheus, <my> true child in faith: grace, mercy, peace, from God our Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.
Title pater theos Father God 3 John 20:17        E, R, N P
c P r kc s, E
r r r .
John 20:17 iesous:G2424 lego:G3004 . . haptomai:G680 . . . . . . oupo:G3768 anabaino:G305 . . pater:G3962 . poreuomai:G4198 . . adelphos:G80 . epo:G2036 . . . anabaino:G305 . . pater:G3962 . humon:G5216 pater:G3962 . . . theos:G2316 . humon:G5216 theos:G2316 John 20:17 Jesus said, "Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, 'I am returning to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'" John 20:17   Jesus says to her, Touch me not, for I have not yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brethren and say to them, I ascend to my Father and your Father, and <to> my God and your God.
My Father, Your Father God, Your God
Title huios The Son 382 Matthew 11:27  , r r d
j k x , c d k x j r dN
j P.
Matt 11:27  pas:G3956 . . paradidomi:G3860 . . . . pater:G3962 . oudeis:G3762 oudeis:G3762 epiginosko:G1921 . huios:G5207 . . pater:G3962 oude:G3761 epiginosko:G1921 tis:G5100 . . pater:G3962 ei_me:G1508 . huios:G5207 . . . hos:G3739 - ean:G1437 . huios:G5207 boulomahee:G1014 apokalupto:G601  Matt 11:27 "All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him. Matt 11:27   All things have been delivered to me by my Father, and no one knows the Son but the Father, nor does any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom the Son may be pleased to reveal <him>.
Title huios theos Son of God 52 Luke 4:9        N h y j h O k k
Luke 4:9 . .     ago:G71 . . hierousalem:G2419 . histemi:G2476 . epi:G1909 . pterugion:G4419 . . hieron:G2411 . epo:G2036 . . ei:G1487 . . . huios:G5207 . theos:G2316 ballo:G906 seautou:G4572 kato:G2736 . enteuthen:G1782 Luke 4:9   The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. "If you are the Son of God," he said, "throw yourself down from here. Luke 4:9       
And he led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the edge of the temple, and said to him, If thou be Son of God, cast thyself down hence;
Title hagios Holy 231 Rev 4:8              r N , g E g h PN f,
r h ", r P h
r ,

G R R , r r d.

Rev 4:8 . . tessares:G5064 zoon:G2226 echo:G2192 ana:G303 . . hex:G1803 pterux:G4420 kuklothen:G2943 . . . . gemo:G1073 . ophthalmos:G3788 esothen:G2081 . . echo:G2192 - anapausis:G372 . hemera:G2250 . nux:G3571 lego:G3004 hagios:G40 hagios:G40 hagios:G40 kurios:G2962 theos:G2316 pantokrator:G3841 ho:G3588 . . . . . . erchomai:G2064 Rev 4:8  Each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around, even under his wings. Day and night they never stop saying: "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come." Rev 4:8       And the four living creatures, each one of them having respectively six wings; round and within they are full of eyes; and they cease not day and night saying, Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and who is, and who is to come.
Title pneuma The Spirit 385 Romans 8:16       s " dc . Rom 8:16 . pneuma:G4151 autos:G846 summartureo:G4828 summartureo:G4828 pneuma:G4151 teknon:G5043 theos:G2316
Rom 8:16 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God's children.
Rom 8:16 
The Spirit itself bears witness with our spirit, that we are children of God.
Title pneuma theos Spirit of God 16 Matt 12:28                 k c d d d N , T h dE
O .
Matt 12:28     ei:G1487 . ekballo:G1544 . daimonion:G1140  pneuma:G4151 theos:G2316  ara:G686 basileia:G932 . theos:G2316 . phthano:G5348
Matt 12:28 But if I drive out demons by the Spirit of God, then the kingdom of God has come upon you.
Matt 12:28   But if I by <the> Spirit of God cast out demons, then indeed the kingdom of God is come upon you.
Title Hagios Pneuma Holy Spirit 93 Acts 2:38      c , , [,] r
f dr " E k T Q
r x N Q .
Acts 2:38      de:G1161 petros:G4074 phemi:G5346 . . metanoeo:G3340 . . baptizo:G907 hekastos:G1538 . . . . . onoma:G3686 . iesous:G2424 christos:G5547 . . aphesis:G859 . hamartia:G266 . . . lambano:G2983 . dorea:G1431 . . hagios:G40 pneuma:G4151 Acts 2:38 Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2:38     And Peter said to them, Repent, and be baptised, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ, for remission of sins, and ye will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Title hagios theos Holy God

Holy one of God

2 Mark 1:24        , s r , E ; P O; q
q, R .
Mark 1:24 lego:G3004 eao:G1439 eao:G1439  tis:G5101 iesous:G2424  nazareth:G3478. erchomai:G2064. apollumi:G622 eido:G1492  tis:G5101 ei:G1488 hagios:G40 theos:G2316 Mark 1:24 "What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are--the Holy One of God!"
Mark 1:24    saying, Eh! what have we to do with thee, Jesus, Nazarene? Art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the holy one of God.
Even the demons said Jesus you are the Holy God
Title messias Messiah 2   John 1:41 . protos:G4413 heurisko:G2147 . . adelphos:G80 simon:G4613 . lego:G3004 . . . . heurisko:G2147 . messias:G3323 hos:G3739 . . methermeneuo:G3177 christos:G5547 John1:41  The first thing Andrew did was to find his brother Simon and tell him, "We have found the Messiah" (that is, the Christ). John 1:41     He first finds his own brother Simon, and says to him, We have found the Messias (which being interpreted is Christ).
Title soter Savior 24   John 4:42 . lego:G3004 . . gune:G1135 ouketi:G3765 . pisteuo:G4100 . dia:G1223 . . lalia:G2981 . . . akouo:G191 . . . eido:G1492 . houtos:G3778 . alethos:G230 . christos:G5547 . soter:G4990 . . kosmos:G2889 John 4:42  They said to the woman, "We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world." John 4:42    and they said to the woman, <It is> no longer on account of thy saying that we believe, for we have heard him ourselves, and we know that this is indeed the Saviour of the world.
The saviour is God and Jesus is the saviour.


          1 Tim 1:1 paulos:G3972 . apostolos:G652 . iesous:G2424 christos:G5547 . . epitage:G2003 . theos:G2316 . soter:G4990 . kurios:G2962 iesous:G2424 christos:G5547 ho:G3588 . . elpis:G1680 1 Tim 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, 1 Tim 1:1 Paul, apostle of Jesus Christ, according to <the> command of God our Saviour, and of Christ Jesus our hope,
by the commandment of our God and Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ.


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