The Names of God

 

ADON

“To rule; Sovereign; Controller” – In King James Version Bible printed as Lord. Used 31 times in OT when referring to God.

 

ADONAI

“Master; Lord; Owner” – In KJV printed as Lord referring to Deity, the name refers to Jesus. (Genesis 15:2)

 

ADON-ADONAI

“Jehovah our Ruler” – A vigorous name of God expressing divine dominion; reveals God as the absolute Owner and Lord.

 

ADONI-JAH

“Jehovah is Lord”

 

ELOAH = [el-lo-wahh]

“To fear; to worship; to adore” – Used 54 times in scripture (40 times in Job). The adorable or worshipful One. (Job 19:25-26) The name for absolute Deity. The only living and true God, in all His being.

 

ELOHIM = [el-lo-heem]

“To swear as in oath; the name indicates God, under the covenant of an oath with Himself to perform certain conditions” One in covenant; the Fullness of Might. Refers to absolute, unqualified, unlimited energy. A plural name revealing God in the unity and trinity of all His divine personality and power. (Genesis 1:1)

 

EL ELOHE-ISRAEL

“God of Israel; God, The God of Israel” (Genesis 33:17-20)

 

EL ELYON

“Most High God” – Combine the idea of God’s highness with His might. (Genesis 2) God is expressed as Possessor (framer) of Heaven and Earth.”

 

EL OLAM

“God of Eternity” – The everlasting God. The God without a beginning; the God who never will cease to be; The God who will never grow old; the God to whom eternity is what present time is. Describes God as He who extends beyond our greatest vision of whom we think God is. No matter how great our concept of God is, He will always be greater.

 

EL ROI

“You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees” – Used only one time in the Bible. (Genesis 16:7-14) When Hagar fled Sarai the Angel of the Lord found her by a spring of water and asked her, “Where have you come from and where are you going?”

 

EL SHADDAI = [el-shad-di]

“Almighty God; All-Sufficient God” – First used in Genesis 17:1 and last used in Revelation 19:15. In Him, all fullness dwells, and out of His constant fullness His own receive all things. “EL” sets forth God’s Almightiness, and “SHADDAI”, His exhaustless bounty. (Psalm 91:1-2)

 

SHADDI

“Almighty” – Used 48 times in the Bible, 31 times in Job. Speaks of the “All-Powerful One, the Absolute Sovereign.” In Scripture, the term Almighty is applied only to God. Shaddi speaks of God Almighty; the Mighty One resource of sufficiency; the pourer forth of blessings, both temporal and spiritual. God all bountiful, God All-Sufficient. (Genesis 17:1)

 

HELEYON

“Most High; Highest; Jehovah Most High” – Revels God as the High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity. (Isaiah 57:15-18)

 

JAH

A shortened, poetic, form of Jehovah. – Used 50 times in Exodus, Psalms, and Isaiah. The Independent One, the Lord most vehement. Root = “To breath” The name signifies, “HE IS” it is a present tense of the verb “TO BE”. Foreshadows Jesus as the “I AM” in John.

 

JEHOVAH

“Self-existent, the eternal ever-loving One, He will be, the Eternal who always is, the eternal One, the I AM THAT I AM; He was, is, will be, the Lord God.” – The root = to be, to exist, being, to breath. In Hebrews, this name is written YHVH. In this name reveals God as the One Who is absolutely self-existent, and who, in Himself possesses essential life and permanent existence. A name of covenant relationship God’s signature when He entered into a covenant with man. All other names of God which appear in Scripture are derived and refer to His works, except JEHOVAH. In the name JEHOVAH, the person and personality of the supreme are distinctly expressed. It is everywhere a proper name denoting the person of God and Him alone.

 

JEHOVAH-JIREH

“The Lord our Provider” – This is also the name Abraham gave to the place where he Lord provided a sacrifice in the place of Isaac. (Genesis 22:14)

 

 

JEHOVAH-NISSI

“Our banner, a banner of love and protection” – The Lord is a banner, the Lord is my banner. (Banner=standard). This is also the name Moses gave to the altar he built after defeating the Amalekites. (Exodus 17:15) [Amalek=flesh] “The Lord in His death for us is our Banner in victory our Standard in life our Flag in testimony our Sign to all the He is the Triumphant Lord.”

 

JEHOVAH-SHALOM

“Our perfect peace” – Also the name Gideon gave to the altar he built at Ophrah. (Judges 6:24)

 

JEHOVAH-TSID-KENU

“The Lord is our righteousness” – Also the name applied to a future Davidic king who would lead his people to do what is right and thus bring peace (Jeremiah 23:6) and to the restored city of Jerusalem. (Jeremiah 33:16) Tsid-Kenu means straight, right, righteous, just or justify. God deals with man under the ideas of righteousness, justification, and acquittal.

 

JEHOVAH-SHAMMAH

“The One who is with us everywhere for He is Omnipresent” (Ezekiel 48:35 and Revelation 21:3) “Even from everlasting to everlasting, You are God.” Psalm 90

 

JEHOVAH-SABAOTH

“The Lord of Hosts, our Protector” – (Psalm 46) From the root word “Sabaoth” which means Host with special reference to warfare or services. Lord of all power and might Lord of Heaven and earth, sole God and Ruler of this world, Lord of all angels, men, demons; the absolute monarch of the universe; The Lord of all powers, the Lord all possessing and all controlling.

 

JEHOVAH-RAAH or JEHOVAH-ROHI

“Our Shepherd, who tenderly leads us, loves us and will keep us safe” – Psalm 23 tells us that “The Lord is our Shepard and we shall not want…” Being illustrated as a shepherd implies a relationship with His sheep (His believers). The term shepherd appears approximately 80 times in the Scriptures denoting meanings of: feeder, keeper, companion, friend, pastor, protector, and herdsman.

 

JEHOVAH-ELOHIM

“The Majestic Omnipotent God” – Combines the majesty and meaning of both names. Psalm 118:27 “God is the Lord” Together they imply man’s place of conscious intelligent relationship to his creator. Reveals man’s accountability to God. Reveals the nature of God (Elohim), the God of relationship (Jehovah), and God of holiness and sacrifice and obedience based on a relationship.

 

 

JEHOVAH-M’KADDESH = {Ma-kad-desh}

“The Lord is Sanctification; the Lord who Sanctifies” – The root word M’Kaddesh means sanctify, dedicate, holy, hallow, sanctuary, Holy One. The term “holiness” comes from the word “kodesh” is allied to sanctify and translated into dedicated, consecrate, hallow, and holy in Scriptures. The Lord wants us to know him as Jehovah-M’Keddesh; Jehovah who sets us apart unto Himself. He empowers us with His presence to set us apart for His service. The Lord wants us to be a Holy Nation that appreciates our holy, high, and heavenly calling.

 

JEHOVAH-ROPHE

“The Lord who heals you; the Lord is healing (Physical and Spiritual); the Lord the Physician.” – The root word “Rophi” means healing, repair, restore, make whole. (Exodus 15:22-26) God purifies the bitter water for Moses.

 

Notes:

Exodus 3:14 – “And God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM.” And He said, “Thus you shall say to the children of Israel, “I AM has sent me to you”

 

 

About Evangelist Michael Fruci

 

Michael Fruci is a prophetic evangelist with a passion for bringing people to Jesus Christ. His focus on Intimacy with God is ignited by his desire to see people seek a personal relationship with God and live a radiant life through Jesus Christ.

 

Michael is a gifted teacher, speaker, and communicator whom the Holy Spirit moves in the prophetic to exhort and encourage the church. Anointed Ministry services usually are highlighted by gifts of the Spirit, healings, and salvations. Throughout his life, Michael has a traveled the world seeing first-hand a great spiritual hunger. Whether in India, Europe, or the United States, listeners are invited to experience a mighty outpouring of God’s spirit as they are challenged to develop a deep intimate relationship with God.

 

Michael lives in Granite Bay, California and attends Powerhouse Church.

 

For additional information or to schedule Michael please contact:

 

Michael Fruci

Evangelist

Alpha Faith

Michael@AlphaFaith.com

916.625.6577

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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