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Most Popular Names of God

The bible uses many names for God to explain His temperament, strength and relationship to those who believe.

Most Popular Names of God Explained

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.

In the Old Testament, the most hallowed name for God is Yahweh.

Elohim is a general name translated God in the Bible. It is the second most used name of God in the Old Testament.

Adonai is the third most used name of God in the Old Testament.

Theos is the most common name used of God in the New Testament. It is not only used of God the Father but also of Christ.

God as Father, Father is used of God 15 times in the Old Testament and 245 times in the New Testament.

The name Yahweh was considered so sacred to Israel that they would never pronounce the name. It was too holy. Instead, they used the name Adonai, when reading the name Yahweh. Around the 9th century AD, the vowels of Adonai were combined with YHWH to make the pseudo name “Jehovah,” which b…