THE TITLES OF THE ETERNAL Many Titles But Only One Name

To say that the Eternal’s titles are His names is an error and does not do justice to His role nor to His Sacred Name.
Let us analyse the titles and the name of the Eternal in an objective manner, without reference to the stereotypical concepts of Christianity or modern Judaism but rather using the ancient  biblical Judaism of the ancient Hebrew people as our reference.
Being that the Eternal gave the revelation EXCLUSIVELY to the Hebrew people, the titles and the Name of the Eternal, obviously, must be in Hebrew.  The translations that have been made of those titles have been adequate in some cases and inadequate in others. Let us look at them one by one.

YHWHיהוה (THE ETERNAL) – is the unique and personal name of the Creator in the Sacred Scriptures.
Unfortunately, in some traditional versions, it has been substituted for the word ‘Lord’, which has nothing to do with the name of יהוה. ‘Lord’ was only used in recognition of the baalim (pagan gods). It is used 7,000 times in Scripture and it is the personal and distinctive name of the Eternal. The Greek scholars call it ‘Tetragrammaton’ or ‘Tetragrama’, a Greek word that means ‘composed of four letters’. It refers to the four Hebrew words Yod, Hey, Vav, Hei.
יהוה is the memorial name that the Eternal revealed to Moses at the burning bush and to all His servants since Creation. This name is a Hebrew verbal form that means ‘to be’. The name יהוה expresses the absolute permanence nature of the Eternal. In Judaism, it is considered as the name that expresses His compassion, while Elohei is the title that expresses His justice. Nobody gave Him that name rather, He chose it for Himself.
This name is also combined with other words in the Sacred Scriptures to form compound titles
Adir יהוה – Glorious יהוה Isaiah 33:21
יהוה Elohei – Mighty One יהוה Genesis 2:4
יהוה Nissi – יהוה is my standard or my sign of powerExodus 17:15
יהוה Oseinu – יהוה our Maker Psalms 95:6
יהוה Rofecha – יהוה Heals Exodus 15:26
יהוה Shalom – יהוה is peace – Judges 6:24 «Shalom» means well-being, health, peace.
יהוה Tzva’os – יהוה of the armies – 1 Samuel 1:11
יהוה Tzidkeinu – יהוה is our justice – Jeremiah 33:16
יהוה Yireh – יהוה sees or provides – Genesis 22:14
YAHis the short form of יהוה. It has the same meaning as יהוה and it is used approximately 40 times in Scripture.

Psalms 122:3-4
3 Yerushalayim is built As a city that is bound together,
4 Where the tribes have come up, The tribes of Yah, A witness to Yisra’ĕl, To give thanks to the Name of יהוה

It is also found in the compound word HALLELU-YAH, which means “Give Praise to Yah”.
Although modern Jews abstain from pronouncing the Name of יהוה they may freely pronounce the Name ‘Yah‘.

EL –  means “the Mighty One“, strength, might or power. Strong Controller or Sovereign. Appears over 250 time in the Old Covenant Writings. It is the singular form of Elohim and the root of the word Elohei.
El is also used in combination with other words to form titles of the Creator.
El Beit-El – the Mighty One of Bethel Genesis 31:13.
El Channun the Gracious Mighty One – 
Jonas 4:2 – «Chen» means grace.
El Chayyai – the Mighty One of my lifePsalms 42:8
El De’ot – the Mighty One of Knowledge1 Samuel 2:3. 
                    The El who intensively knows (Orthodox Jewish Bible).

El Echad – the Only Mighty One – Malachi 2:10. Harkens to the «Shema» 
El Elohei HaRuchot L’Chol Basar – Mighty One of the Spirits of all Flesh – Numbers 16:22, 27:16

El Elyon – the Most High Mighty One – Genesis 14:18Stresses El’s strength, sovereignty and supremacyGenesis 14:20; Psalms 9:2, 57:2; Luke 8:28. Sometimes referred simply as ElyonDeuteronomy 32:8; Numbers 24:16
El Emet – the Mighty One of Truth«Emet» – truth, firmness, faithfulness, reliability – Psalms 31:5
El Emunah – the Faithful Mighty OneDeuteronomy 32:4
El Gibbor – the Strong Mighty One – Isaiah 9:6. Picture of El as a warrior and championIsaiah 9:6. Gibbor means strong or mighty.
El HaGadol – the Great Mighty One – Deuteronomy 10:17«Gadol» means great, awesome.
El HaKadosh – the Holy Mighty One – Isaiah 5:16«Kadosh» means sacred, holy, set-apart, utterly unique and one of a kind.
El HaKavod – the Mighty One of GloryPsalms 29:3«Kavod» means glory, weight and honour.
El HaNe’eman – the Faithful ElDeuteronomy 7:9. From «aman», to support, nourish.
El Hannora – The Awesome Mighty One – Nehemiah 9:32
El HaShamayim – the Mighty One of the heavens – Psalms 136:26The abode of El.
Immanu El – the Mighty One with us – Isaiah 7:14
El Kanno – the Jealous Mighty One – Exodus 20:5; 34:14; Numbers 5: 14,30; Deuteronomy4:24; Nahum 1:2; Zechariah 1:14  5:9; 6:15; Joshua 24:19; 1Kings 19:10, 14; Ezekiel 39:25; Joel 2:18
Elohim L’khol Mishpekhot Yisroel – the Mighty One of All the Families of IsraelJeremiah 31:1
El Olam – the Mighty One of Eternity or the Mighty One of the Universe – Genesis 21:33; Psalms 90:1-3; 93:2; Isaiah 26:4. «Olam» can mean world, universe, everlasting time or space.
El Oseh Peleh – The El That Works Wonders – Psalms 77:14
El Rachum – the Mighty One of Compassion – Deuteronomy 4:31
El Roi –
the Mighty One who sees meGenesis 16:13. Hagar’s name for El when He saw her affliction.
El Sali – the
Mighty One of my Strength; the Mighty One my Rock – Psalms 42:9; 2 Samuel 22:47; Psalm 18:2.
El Simchat Gili
the Mighty One of the joy of my delight – Psalms 43:4
El Shaddai
the All-Sufficient Mighty One, the Almighty – Genesis 17:1; 28:3; 43:14; 48:3; 49:25; Exodus 6:13; Numbers 24:6; Ruth 1:20; Job (various references); Psalms 22:10; 68:15; 91:1; Ezekiel 1:24; 10:5; 23:21…
In Hebrew «shad» means breast and «dai» means sufficient. It is often translated appropriately as
Omnipotent. El Shaddai is used almost exclusively in reference to the three great patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (Exodus 6:23). It was the primary name by which the eternal was known to the founders of Israel. It occurs 48 times in the Old Covenant Writings.
El Tzaddik – the Righteous Mighty OneIsaiah 45:21; Psalms 90:1-2 Isaiah 40:28. «Tzaddik» – righteous, just
El Yeshuateinu –
The El of our salvation Psalms 68:19
El Yeshuati –
the Mighty One of my salvationIsaiah 12:2
El Yeshurun – the Mighty One of YeshurunDeuteronomy 33:26.
«Yeshurun» means righteous and is a name given affectionately to Yisra’ĕl. It is also Yisra’ĕl’s ideal character and high calling – Deuteronomy 32:15; 33:5, 26; Isaiah 44:2
El Yisra’ĕl – the Mighty One of Yisra’ĕl  – Psalms 68:36

ELOHEI or ELOHAIMeans My El also implies His justice and is the singular form of Elohim, also indicates possession)
Elohei Avoteicha – Mighty One of Your Ancestors Exodus 3:13, 15; Deuteronomy 1:21, 6: 12:1; Acts 7:32
Elohei Avraham – Mighty One of Abraham Genesis 26:24, 28:13; Exodus 3:6; 1 Chronicles 29:18; Psalm 47:9; Matthew 22:32; Mark 12:26; Acts 3:13.
Elohei Avraham, Elohei Yitzchak ve Elohei Ya`aqov – Mighty One of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob Exodus 3:6, 15-16; Matthew 22:32; Luke 20:37; Acts 3:13; 7:32.

Elohei Chasdi – the Mighty One of my kindness, goodness and faithfulness Psalms 59:17
Elohei Chayyim – the Living Mighty One Jeremiah 10:10
Elohei HaElohim – Mighty One of mighty ones Deuteronomy 10:17; Joshua 22:22;
Psalm  136:2; Daniel 2:47; 11:36.

Elohei HaRuchot L’Chol Basar – the Mighty One of the spirits of all flesh Numbers 16:22
Elohei HaShomayim – Mighty One of Heaven Genesis 24:3, 7 ; 2 Chronicles 36:23; Ezra 1:2; Nehemiah 1:4-5; Psalm 136:26; Daniel 2:18-19; Jonah 1:9 ; Revelation 11:13 ,16:11
Elohei Kadosh – the Mighty One that is Holy or Set-apart – Leviticus 19:2; Joshua 24:19;  Habakkuk 1:12

Elohei Kedem – the Mighty One of Antiquity Deuteronomy 33:27
Elohei Kol Basar – the Mighty One of all flesh Jeremiah 32:27
Elohei Kol HaAretz – Mighty One of the Whole Earth – Isaiah 54:5
Elohei Ma’arkhot Yisra’ĕl – Mighty One of the Armies of Yisra’ĕl 1 Samuel 17:26, 45
Elohei Ma’oz – the Mighty One of my strength Psalms 43:2
Elohei Marom – the Mighty One on High Michah 6:6
Elohei mikarov – the Mighty One at Hand Jeremiah 23:23

Elohei Mishpat – the Mighty One of Justice Isaiah 30:18
Eloah Selichot – the Mighty One of Forgiveness Nehemiah 9:17
Elohei Shomayim vAretz – Mighty One of Heaven and Earth Ezra 5:11; Acts 14:15

Elohei Tehillati – the Mighty One of my praise Psalms 109:1
Elohei Tzva’os – the Mighty One of hosts or of the armies 2 Samuel 5:10
Elohei tzidki – Mighty One of My Righteousness Psalm 4:1

Elohei Tzur – the Mighty One Rock of my deliverance 2 Samuel 22:47
Elohei Yitzchak the Mighty One of Isaac – Genesis 28:13; Exodus 3:6; 4:5; Matthew 22:32; Mark 12:26; Luke 20:37; Acts 7:32

Elohei Yisi the Mighty One of my salvation Psalms 18:47; 25:5

ELAH (Aramaic form of the Hebrew ‘Eloah‘. It has been erroneously translated as ‘God’. It is used 70 times in the «Tanach» [Old Covenant Books]. It is also combined with other words to form composite titles :
Elah Shemaya – the Mighty One of heaven – Ezra 7:23
Elah Shemaya Vearah – the Mighty One of heaven and earth – Ezra 5:11
Elah Yahrushalayim – the Mighty One of Jerusalem – Ezra 7:19
Elohei Yisheinu – Mighty One of Our Salvation 1 Chronicles 16:35; Psalm 65:5; 68:19; 79:9; 85:4
Elah Yisra’ĕl– the Mighty One of Yisra’ĕl – Ezra 5:1

ELOAH – is also used as the singular of Elohim. It is used 50 times in the «Tanach». It is also translated erroneously as ‘God’ and means the Almighty as well – Deuteronomy 32:15, 17 ; 2 Chronicles 32:15 ; Nehemiah 9:17 ; Job 3:4 and many other verses in the book of Job)
Eloah Osai – the Mighty One My Maker Job 35:10
Eloah Selichot – the Mighty One Ready to Pardon Nehemiah 9:17

ADONAI is the rabbinic substitute of the Tetragrama. They say that it is an emphatic form of the word “Adon”,  which means “master” or “Lord”. They translate Adonai generally as “Lord”, however it is an error because it derives from the baalim (pagan gods) names. The Sovereign would be a more accurate translation for the word Yah.
ADON – means “master” Isaiah 10:33. It is applied in Scripture when referring to the Creator, to men and to angels.

OTHER TITLES OF ABBA (THE FATHER) IN THE TANACH
Abba – Father – Isaiah 64:8
Akal ‘Esh – A Consuming Fire – Exodus 15:7; 24:17; Deuteronomy 4:24
Adon Kol HaAretz – Master of all the earth – Micah 4:13
Atik Yomin – Ancient of Days – Daniel 7:9, 13-14, 22

Avir Ya’akov – the Mighty One of Jacob – Isaiah 60:16
Avi Ad – Everlasting Father Isaiah 9:6
Avinu – Our Father Isaiah 63:16
Avi yetomim – Father of the Fatherless Psalm 68:5
Ba’al – Husband – Isaiah 54:5
Bo’re – Creator – Ecclesiastes 12:1
Boreh Yisra’ĕl – Creator of Yisra’ĕl – Isaiah 43:15
Covenant to the people – Isaiah 42:6
Even Yisra’ĕl – Stone of Yisra’ĕl – Genesis 49:24
Glory of their Strength – Psalm 89:17

Go’ali – my Redeemer – Psalms 19:14
Go’el Yisra’ĕl – Redeemer of Yisra’ĕl – Isaiah 49:7
Great Mighty One and Awesome Elohei – Deuteronomy 10:17
HaMelech – Sovereign – Isaiah 6:5
Hashem – The Name – Leviticus 24:16. This title can be used as long as it goes together with the Kadosh (sacred) Name, for example, Hashem Yahweh.
HaEl Beit-El – the EL of Bethel Genesis 31:13
Keshet Milchamah – War Bow – Zechariah 10:4
Matsud – Our Stronghold – Psalms 18:2
Melech Yisra’ĕl – Sovereign of Yisra’ĕl – Zephaniah 3:15
Melech HaKavod – Sovereign of Esteem – Psalms 24:7
Migdal Oz – Strong Tower – Psalms 61:3
Mikedem – From Everlasting – Habakkuk 1:12
Mogen – Shield Genesis 15:1
Mogineinu – Our ShieldPsalm 84:9
Moshi’a – Saviour Isaiah 45:15
My Compassion – Psalms 144:2
My portion in the land of the living – Psalms 142:5
Ohr – Light – Psalms 27:1
Ohr Yisra’ĕl – Light of Yisra’ĕl – Isaiah 10:17
Ohr Goyim – Light of the Nations (gentiles) – Isaiah 42:6
Our Refuge – Psalms 90:1
Oz – Strength – Psalms 46:1; 91:2
Palat – Deliverer – Psalms 144:2
Peleh – Wonderful – Isaiah 9:3
Rishon and the Acharon – the First and the Last – Isaiah 44:6
Ro’eh – Shepherd – Genesis 49:24
Ro’eh Yisra’ĕl – Shepherd of Yisra’ĕl Psalms 80:1
Sar Shalom – Prince of Peace – Isaiah 9:2
The Elohim that Answers With Fire – 1 Kings 18:24
Rosh Pinnah – Chief Corner-Stone – Psalms 118:22
Menath Cheleq – The portion of my inheritance – Psalms 16:5
Tzaddik – Just – Isaiah 26:27
Tzur Yisra’ĕl – Rock of Yisra’ĕl – 2 Samuel 23:3
Yated – Tent Peg, support, leader of the people – Isaiah 22:23-24;  Zechariah 10:4
Yotzreinu – Our Potter, Maker, Creator – Isaiah 64:8
Yoetz – Counsellor – Isaiah 9:2

TITLES OF THE ABBA (FATHER) IN THE BRIT HADASHA
Abba – Father Matthew 6:9; Mark 14:36; Romans 8:15; Galatians 4:6
Eli – My El – Matthew 27:46

The only true Elohei John 17:3
The One Elohei, the Father Romans 8; 2 Timothy 1:2

Elohei Tanchum – the Elohei of Endurance and Encouragement – Romans 15:5
Father of our Master MessiahColossians 1:3
Elohei of Messiah – John
Father of lights – James 1:17
Father of Glory – Ephesians 1:17
Father of Mercies 2 Corinthians 1:3
Father of Our Master Yeshua Romans 15:6; 2 Corinthians 1:3; 11:31; Ephesians 3:14; Colossians 1:3; 1Peter 1:3.
Father of Spirits – Hebrews 12:9.
Our earthly fathers are the ‘fathers of the flesh’
Elohei Kol Nechamah – Mighty One of all Comfort 2 Corinthians 1:3
One Elohim and Father of all – Ephesians 4:6
Elohim of All Grace – 1 Peter 5:10
Mighty One of Grace – Romans 8
Mighty One of Hope – Romans 15:13
Mighty One of the Living – Mark 12:27
Elohim of Love and Peace – 2 Corinthians 13:11
Mighty One of the Living – Mark 12:27
Mighty One of Patience and Consolation Romans 15:5
Mighty One of Peace – Philippians 4:7
The Elohim Who Cannot Lie – Titus 1:2
The Elohim Who Encourages  the Downcast – 2 Corinthians 7:6
The Mighty One Our Saviour – Titus 3:3-5

 

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