NAMES OF GOD

Key Verse

  • And those who know Your name [who have experienced Your precious mercy] will put their confident trust in You, For You, O LORD, have not abandoned those who seek You. Psalm 9:10 AMP

Names of GOD

1. Jehovah Jireh: The-Lord-Will-Provide

Abraham lifted his eyes and looked, and there behind him was a ram caught in a thicket by its horns. So Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it up for a burnt offering instead of his son. And Abraham called the name of the place, The-Lord-Will-Provide1; as it is said to this day, “In the Mount of the Lord it shall be provided.” Genesis 22:13-14 NKJV

2. El Roi: You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees

  • Then she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees2; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?”Genesis 16:13 NKJV

3. Jehovah Shalom: The-Lord-Is-Peace

  • Then the Lord said to him, “Peace be with you; do not fear, you shall not die.” So Gideon built an altar there to the Lord, and called it The-Lord-Is-Peace3. To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. Judges 6:23-24 NKJV 

4. Ebenezer: Stone of Help

  • Samuel took a suckling lamb and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the Lord. Then Samuel cried out to the Lord for Israel, and the Lord answered him. Now as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel. But the Lord thundered with a loud thunder upon the Philistines that day, and so confused them that they were overcome before Israel. And the men of Israel went out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines, and drove them back as far as below Beth Car. Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen, and called its name Ebenezer4, saying, “Thus far the Lord has helped us.” 1 Samuel 7:9-12 NKJV 

5. Master of Breakthroughs

  • David went to Baal Perazim, and David defeated them there; and he said, “The LORD has broken through my enemies before me, like a breakthrough of water.” Therefore he called the name of that place Baal Perazim5. 2 Samuel 5:20 NKJV

Other versions

  • So David came to Baal-perazim, and he defeated them there, and said, “The LORD has broken through my enemies before me, like a breakthrough of water.” So he named that place Baal-perazim (master of breakthroughs). 2 Samuel 5:20 AMP

6. Jehovah Shammah: THE LORD IS THERE

  • All the way around shall be eighteen thousand cubits; and the name of the city from that day shall be: THE LORD IS THERE6.” Ezekiel 48:35 NKJV

Praise GOD's name in song

  • I will praise God’s name in song and exalt Him with thanksgiving. And this will please the LORD more than an ox, more than a bull with horns and hooves. Psalm 69:30-31 BSB

Songs

Footnotes

  1. Heb. YHWH Yireh
  2. Heb. El Roi
  3. Heb. YHWH Shalom
  4. Lit. Stone of Help
  5. Master of Breakthroughs
  6. 3074 יהוה שׁמּה [yehôvâh shâmmâh] \yeh-ho-vaw' shawm'-maw\ From 3068 and 8038 with directive enclitic; Jehovah (is) thither; {Jehovah-Shammah} a symbolical title of Jerusalem: - Jehovah-shammah.