3 April 2022
Evan Richards

Bible Reading is on Exodus 3:1-15.

This is Part 2 of ‘The Names of God’ series. For Part 1, the link is here,

Let them praise the name of the Lord,
for his name alone is exalted;
his majesty is above earth and heaven.
(Psalm 148:13, ESV)

(Recap from last week)
1. El (God – The Simple Name)
2. El Shaddai (God Almighty)
3. El Elyon (The Most High God)
4. El Olam (The Everlasting God)
5. El Roi (The God Of Seeing)

LORD, Yahweh, Jehovah is the personal name of God.

14 God said to Moses, “I am who I am.”[a] And he said, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘I am has sent me to you.’” 15 God also said to Moses, “Say this to the people of Israel, ‘The Lord,[b] the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.’ This is my name for ever, and thus I am to be remembered throughout all generations. (Exodus 3:14-15, ESV)

ESV Footnotes
[a] Or I am what I am, or I will be what I will be
[b] The word Lord, when spelled with capital letters, stands for the divine name, YHWH, which is here connected with the verb hayah, “to be” in verse 14

Combinations of the Name of the Lord
1. Jehovah (Yahewah) Sabaoth (The Lord Of Hosts)
2. Jehovah Jireh (The Lord Will Provide)

So Abraham called the name of that place, “The Lord will provide”; as it is said to this day, “On the mount of the Lord It shall be provided.” (Genesis 22:14, ESV)

Argumentum a fortiori – from the stronger to the weaker.

32 He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things? (Romans 8:32, ESV)

3. Jehovah Nissi (The Lord My Banner)

And Moses built an altar and called the name of it, The Lord Is My Banner, (Exodus 17:15, ESV)

4. Jehovah-Raah (The Lord My Shepherd)
Psalm 23:1, John 10:14

5. Jehovah Rapha (The Lord That Heals)

26 […] “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.” Exodus 15:26 (ESV)

6. Jehovah Tsidkenu (The Lord Our Righteousness)

In his days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell securely. And this is the name by which he will be called: ‘The Lord is our righteousness.’ (Jeremiah 23:6, ESV)

7. Jehovah Mekoddishkem (The Lord Who Sanctifies You)

13 […] I, the Lord, sanctify you. (Exodus 31:13, ESV)

30 And because of him you are in Christ Jesus, who became to us wisdom from God, righteousness and sanctification and redemption, (1 Corinthians 1:30, ESV)

8. Jehovah Shalom (The Lord Is Peace)

Then Gideon built an altar there to the Lord and called it, The Lord Is Peace. […] (Judges 6:24, ESV)

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