Pronouncing the Names of God

Praying (and Pronouncing) the Names of God

As spoken by Tony Evans


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MEANING: The strong, Creator God

Verse: In the beginning God (Elohim) created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God (Elohim) was moving over the surface of the waters. Genesis 1:1,2

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah

MEANING: Lord, master and relational God

Verse: This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord (Jehovah) God made earth and heaven. Genesis 2:4


MEANING: Master Over All

Verse: O Lord God (Adonai) You have begun to show Your servant Your greatness and Your strong hand; for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do such works and mighty acts as Yours? Deuteronomy 3:24

NAME OF GOD: El Bethel

MEANING: The God of the House of God

Verse: He built an altar there, and called the place El-bethel (El Bethel), because there God had revealed Himself to him when he fled from his brother. Genesis 35:7

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Chaseddi

MEANING: The God of My Mercy

Verse: My God (Elohim) in His lovingkindness (Chaseddi) will meet me;
God will let me look triumphantly upon my foes. Psalm 59:10

NAME OF GOD: El Elohe Yisrael

MEANING: The mighty God of Israel

Verse: Then he erected there an altar and called it El-Elohe-Israel (El Elohe Yisrael). Genesis 33:20


MEANING: The Most High God

Verse: Nebuchadnezzar then approached the opening of the blazing furnace and shouted, “Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, servants of the Most High God (El Elyon), come out! Come here!” So Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego came out of the fire, Daniel 3:26

NAME OF GOD: El Emunah

MEANING: The Faithful God

Verse: Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God (El Emunah), keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments. Deuteronomy 7:9

NAME OF GOD: Elohei Tehillati

MEANING: God of my praise

Verse: My God (Elohei), whom I praise (Tehillati), do not remain silent. Psalm 109:1

NAME OF GOD: El Hakabodh

MEANING: The God of Glory

Verse: The voice of the Lord is over the waters;
the God of glory (El Hakabodh) thunders,
the Lord thunders over the mighty waters. Psalm 29:3

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Chayim

MEANING: The Living God

Verse: This is how you will know that the living God (Elohim Chayim) is among you and that he will certainly drive out before you the Canaanites, Hittites, Hivites, Perizzites, Girgashites, Amorites and Jebusites. Joshua 3:10

NAME OF GOD: El Hayyay

MEANING: God of My Life

Verse: By day the Lord directs his love,
 at night his song is with me — 
a prayer to the God (El) of my life (Hayyay). Psalm 42:8

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Kedoshim


Verse:  Joshua said to the people, “You are not able to serve the Lord. He is a holy God (Elohim Kedoshim); he is a jealous God. He will not forgive your rebellion and your sins. Joshua 24:19


MEANING: Jealous God

Verse: You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God (El Kanna), punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me, Exodus 20:5

NAME OF GOD: Elohei Ma’uzzi

MEANING: God of My Strength

Verse: God (Elohei) is my strong (Ma’uzzi) fortress; And He sets the blameless in His way. 2 Samuel 22:33

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Machase Lanu

MEANING: God Our Refuge

Verse: Trust in him at all times, you people; 
pour out your hearts to him,
 for God (Elohim) is our refuge (Machase Lanu). Psalm 62:8

NAME OF GOD: Eli Maelekhi

MEANING: God My King

Verse: Your procession, God, has come into view,
 the procession of my God and King (Eli Maelekhi) into the sanctuary. Psalm 68:24

NAME OF GOD: El Nekamoth

MEANING: God that Avengeth

Verse: He is the God (El) who avenges (Nekamoth) me, who subdues nations under me, Psalm 18:47

NAME OF GOD: Elohenu Olam

MEANING: Our Everlasting God

Verse: For this God is our God for ever and ever (Elohenu Olam);
he will be our guide even to the end. Psalm 48:14

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Ozer Li

MEANING: God My Helper

Verse: Surely God is my help (Elohim Ozer Li);
the Lord is the one who sustains me. Psalm 54:4


MEANING: God Seest Me

Verse: She gave this name to the Lord who spoke to her: “You are the God (El) who sees me (Rai),” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.” Genesis 16:13


MEANING: God, my Rock

Verse: The Lord lives, and blessed be my rock (El Sali); and exalted be God, the rock of my salvation. 2 Samuel 22:47

NAME OF GOD: El Shaddai

MEANING: Almighty God

Verse: When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am God Almighty (El Shaddai); walk before me faithfully and be blameless. Then I will make my covenant between me and you and will greatly increase your numbers.” Genesis 17:1,2

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Shophtim Ba-arets

MEANING: God that Judgeth in the Earth

Verse: Then people will say,
“Surely the righteous still are rewarded;
surely there is a God who judges the earth (Elohim Shophtim Ba-arets).” Psalm 58:11

NAME OF GOD: El Simchath Gili

MEANING: God My Exceeding Joy

Verse: Then I will go to the altar of God, 
to God, my joy and my delight (El Simchath Gili). 
I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God. Psalm 43:4

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Tsebaoth

MEANING: God of Hosts

Verse: Restore us, God Almighty (Elohim Tsebaoth); 
make your face shine on us, 
that we may be saved. Psalm 80:7

NAME OF GOD: Elohe Tishuathi

MEANING: God of My Salvation

Verse: Deliver me from the guilt of bloodshed, O God,
you who are God my Savior (Elohe Tishuathi),
 and my tongue will sing of your righteousness. Psalm 51:14

NAME OF GOD: Elohe Tsadeki

MEANING: God of My Righteousness

Verse: Answer me when I call to you, my righteous God (Elohe Tsadeki).
 Give me relief from my distress; 
have mercy on me and hear my prayer. Psalm 4:1

NAME OF GOD: Elohe Yakob

MEANING: God of Jacob

Verse: May the Lord answer you when you are in distress;
 may the name of the God of Jacob (Elohe Yakob) protect you. Psalm 20:1

NAME OF GOD: Elohei Marom

MEANING: God of Heights

Verse: With what shall I come to the Lord and bow myself before the God (Elohei) on high (Marom)? Shall I come to Him with burnt offerings, with yearling calves? Micah 6:6

NAME OF GOD: Elohei Haelohim

MEANING: The God of gods.

Verse: For the Lord your God is the God of gods (Elohei Haelohim) and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe. Deuteronomy 10:17

NAME OF GOD: Ehyeh asher Ehyeh

MEANING: The eternal, all-sufficient God.

Verse: God said to Moses, “I AM Who I AM”; (Ehyeh asher Ehyeh) and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, ‘I AM has sent me to you.’ Exodus 3:14

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Adon Kol Ha-arets

MEANING: The LORD, the Lord of All the Earth

Verse: See, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth (Jehovah Adon Kol Ha-arets) will go into the Jordan ahead of you. Joshua 3:11

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Chereb

MEANING: The LORD… the Sword

Verse: Blessed are you, Israel! Who is like you, 
a people saved by the Lord (Jehovah)?
 He is your shield and helper
and your glorious sword (Chereb). 
Your enemies will cower before you, and you will tread on their heights. Deuteronomy 33:29

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Tsaba


Verse: Then David said to the Philistine, ‘You come to me with a sword, a spear, and a javelin, but I come to you in the name of the Lord of hosts (Jehovah Tsaba), the God of the armies of Israel, whom you have taunted.’ 1 Samuel 17:45

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Gibbor Milchamah

MEANING: The LORD Mighty In Battle

Verse: Who is this King of glory?
 The Lord strong and mighty,
 the Lord mighty in battle (Jehovah Gibbor Milchamah). Psalm 24:8

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Maginnenu

MEANING: The LORD Our Defense

Verse: Indeed, our shield (Maginnenu) belongs to the Lord (Jehovah), 
our king to the Holy One of Israel. Psalm 89:18

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Goelekh

MEANING: The LORD Thy Redeemer

Verse: You will drink the milk of nations
and be nursed at royal breasts. 
Then you will know that I, the Lord (Jehovah), am your Savior,
your Redeemer (Goelekh), the Mighty One of Jacob. Isaiah 60:16

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah El Elohim

MEANING: The LORD God of gods, the LORD, mighty, powerful, strong One over all

Verse: The Mighty One, God, the Lord (Jehovah), the Mighty One (El), God (Elohim), the Lord! He knows, and may Israel itself know. If it was in rebellion, or if in an unfaithful act against the Lord do not save us this day! Joshua 22:22

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Elohim


Verse: This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that the Lord (Jehovah) God (Elohim) made earth and heaven. Genesis 2:4

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Elohim Ab

MEANING: The LORD God of your forefathers

Verse: So Joshua said to the sons of Israel, “How long will you put off entering to take possession of the land which the Lord (Jehovah), the God (Elohim) of your fathers (Ab), has given you? Joshua 18:3

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah El Elyon

MEANING: The LORD, the Most High God

Verse: Abram said to the king of Sodom, “I have sworn to the Lord (Jehovah) God (El) Most High (Elyon), possessor of heaven and earth, Genesis 14:22

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah El Emeth

MEANING: LORD God of Truth

Verse: Into Your hand I commit my spirit;
 You have ransomed me, O Lord (Jehovah), God (El) of truth (Emeth). Psalm 31:5

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah El Gemuwal

MEANING: The LORD God of recompense

Verse: For the destroyer is coming against her, against Babylon,
 And her mighty men will be captured,
 Their bows are shattered;
 For the Lord (Jehovah) is a God (El) of recompense (Gemuwal), 
He will fully repay. Jeremiah 51:56

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Elohim Tsaba

MEANING: LORD God of Hosts

Verse: You, O Lord (Jehovah) God (Elohim) of hosts (Tsaba), the God of Israel,
 Awake to punish all the nations; 
Do not be gracious to any who are treacherous in iniquity. Psalm 59:5

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Elohim Yeshua

MEANING: The Son of God

Verse: Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Christ the Son (Ben) of the living God (Elohim).’ Matthew 16:16

NAME OF GOD: Elohei Mikkarov

MEANING: God who is near

Verse: Am I a God (Elohei) who is near (Mikkarov), declares the Lord, and not a God far off? Jeremiah 23:23

NAME OF GOD: Elohei Chasdi

MEANING: God of my kindness, goodness and faithfulness.

Verse: O my strength, I will sing praises to You;
 For God is my stronghold, the God (Elohim) who shows me lovingkindness (Chasdi). Psalm 59:17

NAME OF GOD: Elohim Bashamayim

MEANING: God in Heaven

Verse: When we heard it, our hearts melted and no courage remained in any man any longer because of you; for the Lord your God, He is God (Elohim) in heaven (Bashamayim) above and on earth beneath. Joshua 2:11

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Hashopet

MEANING: The LORD the Judge

Verse: I have not wronged you, but you are doing me wrong by waging war against me. Let the Lord (Jehovah), the Judge (Hashopet), decide the dispute this day between the Israelites and the Ammonites. Judges 11:27

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Hoshiah


Verse: Lord (Jehovah), give victory (Hoshiah) to the king!
 Answer us when we call! Psalm 20:9

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Immeka

MEANING: The LORD Is with You

Verse: When the angel of the Lord appeared to Gideon, he said, “The Lord (Jehovah) is with you (Immeka), mighty warrior.” Judges 6:12

NAME OF GOD: Sar Shalom

MEANING: Prince of Peace

Verse: For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace (Sar Shalom). Isaiah 9:6

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Jireh

MEANING: The LORD Will Provide

Verse: So Abraham called that place The Lord Will Provide (Jehovah Jireh). And to this day it is said, “On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided.” Genesis 22:14

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Kanna Shemo

MEANING: The LORD Whose Name Is Jealous

Verse: Do not worship any other god, for the Lord (Jehovah), whose name (Kanna) is Jealous (Shemo), is a jealous God. Exodus 34:14

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Machsi

MEANING: The LORD my Refuge

Verse: If you say, “The Lord (Jehovah) is my refuge (Machsi),” and you make the Most High your dwelling, Psalm 91:9

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Magen

MEANING: The LORD my Shield

Verse: Blessed are you, Israel! 
Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord (Jehovah)? 
He is your shield (Magen) and helper
and your glorious sword. 
Your enemies will cower before you,
 and you will tread on their heights.” Deuteronomy 33:29

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Mauzzi

MEANING: The LORD my Fortress

Verse: Lord (Jehovah), my strength and my fortress (Mauzzi), 
my refuge in time of distress,
 to you the nations will come
from the ends of the earth and say,
 “Our ancestors possessed nothing but false gods, 
worthless idols that did them no good. Jeremiah 16:19

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Ha-Melech

MEANING: The LORD the King

Verse: With trumpets and the blast of the ram’s horn—shout for joy before the Lord (Jehovah) the King (Ha-Melech). Psalm 98:6

NAME OF GOD: Peleh Yo’etz

MEANING: Wonderful Counselor

Verse: For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful (Peleh), Counselor (Yo’etz), Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Mephalti

MEANING: The LORD my Deliverer

Verse: The Lord (Jehovah) is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer (Mephalti); 
my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, 
my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Mekaddishkem

MEANING: The LORD that Sanctifies You

Verse: Say to the Israelites, ‘You must observe my Sabbaths. This will be a sign between me and you for the generations to come, so you may know that I am the Lord (Jehovah), who makes you holy (Mekaddishkem). Exodus 31:13

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Metsudhathi

MEANING: The LORD My High Tower

Verse: The Lord (Jehovah) is my rock, my fortress (Metsudhathi) and my deliverer;
my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Moshiekh

MEANING: The LORD Your Savior

Verse: I will make your oppressors eat their own flesh;
 they will be drunk on their own blood, as with wine. 
Then all mankind will know
that I, the Lord (Jehovah), am your Savior (Moshiekh),
 your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob. Isaiah 49:26

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Nissi


Verse: Moses built an altar and called it The Lord (Jehovah) is my Banner (Nissi). Exodus 17:15

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Ori


Verse: The Lord (Jehovah) is my light (Ori) and my salvation—whom shall I fear? 
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Rophe

MEANING: The LORD (our) Healer

Verse: He said, “If you listen carefully to the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord (Jehovah), who heals (Rophe) you.” Exodus 15:26

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Roi

MEANING: The LORD My Shepherd

Verse: The Lord (Jehovah) is my shepherd (Roi), I lack nothing. Psalm 23:1

NAME OF GOD: Ruach Hakkodesh

MEANING: Holy Spirit

Verse: Do not cast me away from Your presence
 And do not take Your Holy Spirit (Ruach Hakkodesh) from me. Psalm 51:11

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Sal’I


Verse: The Lord (Jehovah) is my rock (Sal’I), my fortress and my deliverer;
 my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, 
my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. Psalm 18:2

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Shalom

MEANING: The LORD (our) Peace

Verse: So Gideon built an altar to the Lord there and called it The Lord Is Peace (Jehovah Shalom). To this day it stands in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. Judges 6:24

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Shammah


Verse: The distance all around will be 18,000 cubits. And the name of the city from that time on will be: the Lord is there (Jehovah Shammah). Ezekiel 48:35

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Tsidkenu

MEANING: The LORD Our Righteousness

Verse: In his days Judah will be saved
and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called: 
The Lord (Jehovah) Our Righteous (Tsidkenu) Savior. Jeremiah 23:6

NAME OF GOD: Immanuel

MEANING: God with us

Verse: Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel (Immanuel). Isaiah 7:14


MEANING: Kinsman Redeemer

Verse: In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed (Go’el); 
In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation. Exodus 15:13


MEANING: The Holy One

Verse: To whom then will you liken Me
 that I would be his equal? says the Holy One (Kadosh). Isaiah 40:25

NAME OF GOD: Ruach Elohim

MEANING: The Spirit of God

Verse: When they came to the hill there, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God (Ruach Elohim) came upon him mightily, so that he prophesied among them. 1 Samuel 10:10

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Malakh

MEANING: The Angel of the Lord

Verse: Now the angel of the Lord (Jehovah Malakh) found her by a spring of water in the wilderness, by the spring on the way to Shur. Genesis 16:7

NAME OF GOD: Jehovah Tsemach

MEANING: The Branch of the Lord

Verse: In that day the Branch of the Lord (Jehovah Tsemach) will be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the earth will be the pride and the adornment of the survivors of Israel. Isaiah 4:2

NAME OF GOD: Esh Oklah

MEANING: A Consuming Fire

Verse: For the Lord your God is a consuming fire (Esh Oklah), a jealous God. Deuteronomy 4:24



Verse: A father (‘Ab) of the fatherless and a judge for the widows,
 Is God in His holy habitation. Psalm 68:5

NAME OF GOD: ‘Or Goyim

MEANING: Light of the Nations

Verse: I am the Lord, I have called You in righteousness, I will also hold You by the hand and watch over You,
 And I will appoint You as a covenant to the people,
 As a light to the nations (‘Or Goyim). Isaiah 42:6