The Divine Names And Titles

God and Christ

 The English Form With the Hebrew and Greek Equivalents as Anciently Pronounced, Significance, Usage,  A.V. Renderings, and First Occurrences



[earlier CV, AL] (singular) means SUBJECTOR, (Gen. 33:20), and is also used of men (mighty men Ex. 15:15). The A.V. renders it might, power, strong, God, and El, as in Immanu-el. The Greek equivalent is Theos PLACEr.

ELOAH [earlier CV, ALUE] (A.V., God) means TO-SUBJECTOR, (Deut 32:15). It is used mostly in the book of Job.

ELOHIM [earlier CV, ALUEIM] (A.V., God), the plural form, means TO-SUBJECTOR(S). First found in Gen. 1:1 "The Elohim created" in which the verb "created" is singular. Used of Moses (Ex. 7:1), and "judges" (Ex. 22:8,9,20,28, 23:13,24,32,33, 32:1, etc.), who were subjectors. Used of false gods (Ex. 12:12, 20:3,23). In Syriac (Chaldee) Eloah (without the ending im) also means TO-SUBJECTOR (Ezra 4:24). In Greek our Lord used Theos (changed to Theou, Theo, Theon, Thee to suit the grammar), which means PLACEr. Occurs first in Matt. 1:23.

YAHWEH [earlier CV, IEUE] (A.V., Jehovah, LORD, GOD), pronounced Yehweh, means WILL-BE-ING-WAS. The A.V. prints it in SMALL CAPITALS, either LORD or GOD, except in Ex. 6:3, Psa. 83:18, Isa. 12:2, 26:4, when it is Jehovah. First occurence, Gen. 2:4. In Greek it is explained in Rev. 1:4, ho on THE BEING, ho en THE WAS, ho erchomenos THE COMING ONE, but it is shortened by leaving out the last element after He has come (Rev. 11:17, 16:5). It is a part of the name Jesus, from Ieushuo (Joshua, WILL-BE-SAVIOUR), which is properly pronounced Yaysou in Greek.

LORD, is Adun ADJUDICATOR in Hebrew. The A.V. translates it Adoni, lord, master, owner, and used LORD very often for Ieue. First in Gen. 15:2. The Greek is Kurios (Kuriou, Kurio, Kurion, Kurie, according to grammar), from a stem meaning SANCTIONER. The A.V. renders it lord, master, owner, sir. The earliest occurrence is Matt. 1:20.

SUPREME (THE) in Hebrew is Oliun (Syriac Olli), meaning ON, uppermost, supreme. The A.V. renders it high, Most High, on high, upper, uppermost. First found in Gen. 14:18. The Greek is Hupsistos HIGHEST, Most High, occurs first in Mark 5:7.

WHO SUFFICES (The One) is Shddi in Hebrew. The A.V. renders it Almighty. First found in Gen. 17:1. The Greek is Pantokrator ALL-HOLDer, Almighty, occurs first in 2 Cor. 6:18.

CHRIST in Hebrew is Mshich ANOINTED. The A.V. usually has it anointed, but makes it Messiah in Dan. 9:25,26. First occurrence in Lev. 4:3. In Greek God's Word uses Christos (Christou for OF-Christ, Christo for to-Christ, Christon when He is the object, and Christe in addressing Christ) ANOINTED. First used in Matt 1:1. The ch is pronounced like in the Scotch loch, the i like long ee in Greek.

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