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Hallowed Be Thy Name: Part 3 – Adonai
Baruch haba b’Shem Adonai. (Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord)
He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His Name’s sake. So how much do we know about His Name?
This third post is about the next Old Testament name of God:
#3 – Adonai
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Adonai occurs 434 times. There are heavy uses of Adonai in Isaiah (e.g., Adonai Jehovah). It occurs 200 times in Ezekiel alone and appears 11 times in Daniel Chapter 9. Adonai is first used in Gen 15:2…
“But Abram said, “Sovereign LORD (Adonai), what can you give me since I remain childless and the one who will inherit my estate is Eliezer of Damascus?”
Meaning and Derivation:Adonai is the verbal parallel to Yahweh and Jehovah. Adonai is plural; the singular is adon. In reference to God…
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