Names of God in the Old Testament

El Shaddai (el shad-di')
All-Sufficient One, Lord God Almighty
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament El Sh

El Elyon (el el-yone')
The Most High God
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament El Elyon occurs 28 times. It occurs 19 times in Psalms. El Elyon is first used in Gen 14:18.

Adonai (ad-o-noy')
Lord, Master
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.

Jehovah Nissi (yeh-ho-vaw' nis-see')
The Lord My Banner, The Lord my Miracle
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah-Nissi occurs only once in Exd 17:15.

Jehovah-Raah (yeh-ho-vaw' raw-aw')
The Lord My Shepherd
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah-Raah (The Lord my Shepherd) is used in Psalm 23.

Jehovah-Rapha (yeh-ho-vaw' raw-faw')
The Lord that Heals
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah-Rapha (The Lord that Heals) is used in Exd 15:26.

Jehovah Shammah (yeh-ho-vaw' shawm'-maw)
The Lord Is There
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah Shammah occurs only once in Ezekiel 48:35.

Jehovah Tsidkenu (yeh-ho-vaw' tsid-kay'-noo)
The Lord our Righteousness
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah Tsidkenu occurs 2 times. Jehovah Tsidkenu is first used in Jer 23:6.

Jehovah Mekoddishkem (yeh-ho-vaw' M-qadash)
The Lord who Sanctifies You, The Lord Who makes Holy
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah Mekoddishkem occurs 2 times. Jehovah Mekoddishkem is first used in Exd 31:13.

El Olam (el o-lawm')
The Everlasting God, The God of Eternity, The God of the Universe, The God of Ancient Days
Use in the Bible: El Olam is first used in Gen 21:33.

Elohim (el-o-heem')
God, Judge, Creator
Use in the Bible: : In the Old Testament Elohim occurs over 2000 times. Elohim is first used in Gen 1:1.

Qanna (kan-naw')
Jealous, Zealous
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Qanna occurs 6 times. Qanna is first used in Exd 20:5.

Yahweh (yah-weh)
Lord, Jehovah
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Yahweh occurs 6519 times. This name is used more than any other name of God. Yahweh is first used in Gen 2:4.

Jehovah Jireh (yeh-ho-vaw' yir-eh')
The Lord will Provide
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah-Jireh occurs only once in Gen 22:14.

Jehovah-Shalom (yeh-ho-vaw' shaw-lome')
The Lord is Peace
Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah-Shalom occurs only once in Jdg 6:24.

Jehovah Sabaoth (yeh-ho-vaw' se ba'ôt)
The Lord of Hosts, The Lord of Powers
Use in the Bible: Jehovah and Elohim occur with Sabaoth over 285 times. It is most frequently used in Jeremiah and Isaiah. Jehovah Sabaoth is first used in 1Sa 1:3.