“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold guiltless anyone who takes his name in vain” (Exod. 20:7 NET). The Word “LORD” in the scripture above is a translation of the Hebrew word for God’s Name, “Jehovah,” or “Yahweh,” or even “Yehovah.” Scholars and
Names and titles of God
“And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to Abram, and said unto him, I am the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou perfect” (Gen. 17:1 KJV). God first revealed Himself as El-Shaddai (Almighty God) to Abraham in the verse above. Abraham was going through a very difficult moment.
Abraham called the name of that place The Lord Will Provide, as it is said to this day, “In the mount of the Lord it will be provided.” (Gen. 22:14 NAS) The scripture above records the story of Abraham, and his son Isaac, on Mount Moriah. When God miraculously provided a lamb for Abraham to
Then Gideon built an altar there unto the LORD, and called it Jehovahshalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. (Jdg. 6:24 KJV) Gideon was a judge God used to deliver the children of Israel from bondage just after they settled in the promised land. When the angel of the LORD