God loves to hear us use His names in our worship

The Names of God

Learning the names of God has increased my understanding of His character, built my faith, and expanded my capacity for praise and worship. (God loves to hear us use His names in our worship!) I hope that you, too, will find these names a benefit to your spiritual life.

For those of you looking for more of the Hebrew and Greek names used for God in the Old and New Testaments, along with explanations and references, try Lambert Dolphin’s “The Names of God”.

(KJV was used in compiling this list.)

A Branch (Jesus)
A chief cornerstone (Jesus)
A consuming fire
A covert from the tempest
A crown of glory
A diadem of beauty
A father to Israel
A God that hidest thyself
A Governor
A great high priest (Jesus)
A holy God
A jealous God
A just God and a Savior
A hiding place from the wind
A high priest of good things to come (Jesus)
A high priest over the house of God (Jesus)
A judge of the widows
A light to lighten the Gentiles (Jesus)
A living stone (Jesus)
A man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief (Jesus)
A man of war
A merciful and faithful high priest (Jesus)
A merciful God
A mighty terrible one (In KJV, “terrible” means “awesome”)
A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle (Jesus)
A nail in a sure place
A place of broad rivers and streams
A plant of renown (Jesus)
A priest upon his throne (Jesus)
A Prince and a Savior
A rewarder of them that diligently seek him
A rock of offense [to the unbeliever] (Jesus)
A rod out of the stem of Jesse (Jesus)
A sanctuary
A Scepter (Jesus)
A shadow from the heat
A shelter for me
A son over his own house (Jesus) [the Church is His house]
A Star out of Jacob (Jesus)
A stone of stumbling [to the unbeliever] (Jesus)
A strength to the needy in his distress
A strength to the poor
A strong LORD
A strong tower from the enemy
A sun and shield
A sure foundation
A tried stone
A very present help in trouble
A wall of fire round about
A witness to us (Holy Spirit)
Abba, Father
Advocate with the Father (Jesus)
Almighty God
Alpha and Omega
An ensign for the nations
An ensign of the people
Ancient of days
Apostle and High Priest of our profession (Jesus)
Author and finisher of our faith (Jesus)
Author of eternal salvation (Jesus)
Author of peace
Beginning of the creation of God (Jesus)
Blessed and only Potentate
Bread of God (Jesus)
Bread of life (Jesus)
Bright and morning star
Buckler to all those that trust in him
Buckler to them that walk uprightly
Captain of their salvation (Jesus)
Christ Jesus
Christ Jesus our Lord
Christ in you, the hope of glory
Christ the King of Israel
Christ the power of God, and the wisdom of God
Confidence of all the ends of the earth
Consolation of Israel (Jesus)
Counselor
Covenant of the people (Jesus)
Creator of the ends of the earth
Dayspring from on high (Jesus)
Desire of all nations (Jesus)
Everlasting Father
Everlasting God
Everlasting King
Faithful and True
Faithful Creator
Faithful witness
Father of glory
Father of lights
Father of mercies
Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
Father of spirits
Father of the fatherless
First-begotten of the dead (Jesus)
Firstborn among many brethren (Jesus)
Firstborn of every creature (Jesus)
Former of all things
Fountain of Living Waters
Glory of their strength
Glory of thy people Israel
God Almighty
God alone
God and Father of all
God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
God full of compassion
God in whose hand thy breath is
God most high
God my maker
God of Abraham
God of Abraham, and of Isaac, and of Jacob
God of all comfort
God of all flesh
God of all grace
God of all the families of Israel
God of glory
God of gods
God of heaven
God of heaven and earth
God of hope
God of Israel
God of Jacob
God of Jeshurun (“Jeshurun” means “upright,” and refers to Israel)
God of knowledge
God of love and peace
God of my life
God of my mercy
God of my praise
God of my righteousness
God of my rock
God of our salvation
God of patience and consolation
God of peace
God of the armies of Israel
God of the Hebrews
God of the living
God of the spirits of all flesh
God of the whole earth
God of thy fathers
God of truth and without iniquity
God only wise
God our Savior
God our shield
God ready to pardon
God that answereth by fire
God, that cannot lie
God, that comforteth those that are cast down
God that doest wonders
God that formed thee
God, that giveth to all men liberally
God that judgeth in the earth
God that made the world and all things therein
God that performeth all things for me
God that showeth mercy
God, the Father
God the Judge of all
God the LORD
God, which always causeth us to triumph in Christ
God, which doeth great things and unsearchable; marvelous things without number
God which fed me all my life long unto this day
God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ
God, which hath not turned away my prayer
God which raiseth the dead
God, which trieth our hearts
God’s servant (Jesus)
God’s righteous servant (Jesus)
Governor among the nations
Gracious and merciful God
Great King above all gods
Great King over all the earth
Great shepherd of the sheep (Jesus)
Guide of my youth
Habitation of justice
He in whom I trust
He that abideth of old
He that buildeth his stories in the heavens
He that built all things
He that by wisdom made the heavens
He that called you into the grace of Christ
He that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth
He that calleth you
He that cometh from above (Jesus)
He that cometh from heaven (Jesus)
He that cometh in the name of the Lord (Jesus)
He that comforteth you
He that createth the wind
He that declareth unto man what is his thought
He that doth speak
He that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself
He that filleth all in all
He that formed thee from the womb
He that formeth the mountains
He that giveth breath unto the people
He that giveth strength and power unto his people
He that hath called us to glory and virtue
He that hath founded his troop in the earth
He that hath mercy on them
He that hath the key of David (Jesus)
He that hath the seven Spirits of God
He that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand
He that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think
He that is able to keep you from falling
He that is able to present you faultless before the presence of his glory
He that is from the beginning
He that is higher than the highest
He that is holy
He that is mighty
He that is of power to stablish you
He that is true
He that judgeth me
He that judgeth righteously
He that keepeth Israel
He that keepeth thee
He that keepeth thy soul
He that liveth and was dead (Jesus)
He that liveth for ever and ever
He that loved us
He that maketh the morning darkness
He that maketh the seven stars and Orion
He that made great lights
He that ministereth to you the Spirit
He that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth
He that ought to be feared
He that pondereth the heart
He that raised up Jesus from the dead
He that revealeth secrets
He that rideth upon the heavens of heavens
He that sanctifieth
He that searcheth the hearts
He that seeth me
He that shall come (Jesus)
He that shall have dominion (Jesus)
He that sitteth in the heavens
He that sitteth upon the circle of the earth
He that sitteth upon the throne
He that smote Egypt in their firstborn
He that spared not his own Son (the Father)
He that speaketh from heaven
He that strengtheneth the spoiled against the strong
He that stretched out the earth above the waters
He that took me out of the womb
He that treadeth upon the high places of the earth
He that turneth the shadow of death into the morning
He that washed us from our sins (Jesus)
He that worketh miracles among you
He which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost (Jesus)
He which divided the Red Sea into parts
He which giveth life unto the world
He which hath anointed us
He which hath the sharp sword with two edges
He which is, and which was, and which is to come
He which is perfect in knowledge
He which led his people through the wilderness
He which searcheth the reins and hearts
He which smote great kings
He which stablisheth us with you in Christ
He which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead (Jesus)
He who alone doeth great wonders
He who hath builded the house (Jesus)
He who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light
He who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire
He who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks
He who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will
He whom God hath sent (Jesus)
He with whom we have to do
Head of the body, the church (Jesus)
Health of my countenance
Heir of all things (Jesus)
Helper of the fatherless
High priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek (Jesus)
His Anointed (Jesus)
His dear Son (Jesus)
His Son from heaven (Jesus)
His Spirit that dwelleth in you
His unspeakable gift (Jesus)
Holy Ghost
Holy One of Israel
Holy Spirit
Holy Spirit of promise
Hope of his people
Hope of Israel (Jesus)
Hope of Israel, the Savior thereof in time of trouble
Horn of my salvation
House of defense
I AM
I AM THAT I AM
I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save
Image of the invisible God (Jesus)
Immanuel [God with us] (Jesus)
JAH
Jealous
JEHOVAH (YHWH)
Jesus
Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ our Lord
Jesus Christ the righteous
Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus the mediator of the new covenant
Jesus, thou Son of God most high
Jesus, which delivered us from the wrath to come
Judge of all the earth
Judge of quick and dead (Jesus)
Justifier of him which believeth in Jesus
King forever and ever
King of all the earth
King of glory
King of heaven
King of Israel
King of kings
KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS
King of Nations
King of saints
King of the Jews (Jesus)
Lamb of God (Jesus)
Light of the Gentiles (Jesus)
Lion of the tribe of Judah (Jesus)
Lord also of the sabbath
Lord and Christ
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ
LORD God
Lord God Almighty
LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel
LORD God of hosts
LORD God of Israel
LORD God of my salvation
LORD God of our fathers
LORD God of recompense
LORD God of the Hebrews
Lord God of the holy prophets
LORD God of truth
Lord God omnipotent
Lord GOD which gathereth the outcasts of Israel
Lord, holy and true
Lord Jesus
LORD most high
Lord of all (Jesus)
LORD of hosts
Lord of glory
Lord of kings
Lord of lords
Lord of peace
Lord of Sabaoth
Lord of the whole earth
LORD on high
LORD our God
LORD our Lord
Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be
Majesty on high
Master
Mediator of a better covenant (Jesus)
Mediator of the new testament (Jesus)
Mighty God of Jacob
Mighty One of Israel
Mine elect (Jesus)
Mine Holy One
Most Mighty
Most upright
My beloved
My beloved Son (Jesus)
My buckler
My defense
My defense and refuge in the day of my trouble
My deliverer
My exceeding joy
My Father
My father’s God
My [God’s] firstborn, higher than the kings of the earth (Jesus)
My fortress
My friend
My glory
My God
My goodness
My help
My hiding place
My hiding place and my shield
My high tower
My hope
My hope in the day of evil
My judge
My King
My lamp
My love
My portion for ever
My portion in the land of the living
My praise
My Redeemer
My refuge
My refuge and my portion
My refuge in the day of affliction
My rock
My salvation
My Savior
My [God’s] servant (Jesus)
My [God’s] servant David (Jesus)
My shepherd
My shield
My song
My stay
My strength and power
My strength and song
My strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort
My strong refuge
My strong rock
My trust from my youth
One LORD
One mediator between God and men (Jesus)
Only begotten of the Father (Jesus)
Only begotten Son of God (Jesus)
Our captain
Our dwelling place
Our Father
Our Father which is in heaven
Our guide
Our lawgiver
Our life
Our Lord Jesus Christ
Our peace
Our potter
Our Savior Jesus Christ
Portion of Jacob
Portion of mine inheritance and of my cup
Possessor of heaven and earth
Precious corner stone
Prince of life (Jesus)
Prince of Peace (Jesus)
Prince of princes
Prince of the kings of the earth
Promise of the Father (Holy Spirit)
Redeemer of Israel
Refuge for the oppressed
Refuge from the storm
Refuge in times of trouble
Righteous Branch (Jesus)
Righteous Father
Rivers of water in a dry place
Rock of Israel
Rock of my refuge
Rock of my salvation
Rock of my strength
Root of David (Jesus)
Root of Jesse (Jesus)
Ruler in Israel
Salvation of God (Jesus)
Salvation of Israel
Saving strength of his anointed
Savior of all men
Savior of the world (Jesus)
Seed of Abraham (Jesus)
Shepherd and Bishop of your souls
Shepherd of Israel
Shield of thy help
Shiloh (Jesus)
Son of David (Jesus)
Son of God (Jesus)
Son of man (Jesus)
Son of the Blessed (Jesus)
Son of the Father (Jesus)
Son of the Highest (Jesus)
Son of the living God (Jesus)
Spirit of adoption
Spirit of Christ
Spirit of counsel and might
Spirit of glory and of God
Spirit of God
Spirit of grace
Spirit of holiness
Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD
Spirit of life
Spirit of the living God
Spirit of the LORD
Spirit of truth
Spirit of wisdom and understanding
Stone of Israel
Strength of Israel
Strength of my heart
Strength of my salvation
Sun of righteousness (Jesus)
Sword of thy excellency
That eternal life (Jesus)
That man whom he hath ordained (Jesus)
The Almighty
The Amen
The beginning and the ending
The beginning, the firstborn from the dead (Jesus)
The Branch of righteousness (Jesus)
The breaker (as in, the deliverer — see Micah 2:13)
The bridegroom (Jesus)
The brightness of his glory (Jesus)
The chief corner stone (Jesus)
The chief Shepherd (Jesus)
The Christ
The Christ of God
The Comforter (Holy Spirit)
The Deliverer (Jesus)
The earnest of our inheritance (Holy Spirit)
The eternal God
The eternal Spirit
The express image of his person (Jesus)
The faithful and true witness
The faithful God
The fear of Isaac
The first and the last
The first-begotten (Jesus)
The glorious LORD
The glory in the midst of her [Jerusalem]
The Godhead
The great and dreadful God
The great God
The great God that formed all things
The Great, the Mighty God
The great, the mighty, and the terrible God (“terrible” means “awesome” in KJV)
The Head (Jesus)
The head of the corner (Jesus)
The high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity
The high God
The high God their redeemer
The Highest
The Holy
The Holy One
The Holy One and the Just (Jesus)
The Holy One in the midst of thee
The Holy One of God (Jesus)
The hope of their fathers
The husbandman (the Father)
The invisible God
The Just One
The King eternal, immortal, invisible
The Lamb (Jesus)
The Lamb slain from the foundation of the world (Jesus)
The Lamb that was slain (Jesus)
The last Adam (Jesus)
The lifter up of mine head
The Light
The light of the world (Jesus)
The living bread which came down from heaven (Jesus)
The living Father
The Living God
The Lord from heaven (Jesus)
The LORD mighty in battle
The LORD my banner
The LORD my strength
The LORD our maker
THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS
The LORD strong and mighty
The LORD that doth sanctify you
The LORD that healeth thee
The LORD that is faithful
The LORD that maketh all things
The LORD that smiteth
The LORD the God
The LORD, The God of Hosts
The LORD the Judge
THE LORD THY GOD
The LORD thy God from the land of Egypt
The LORD thy God in the midst of thee
The LORD thy Redeemer
The LORD which hallows you
The LORD which will help thee
The LORD your God which goeth before you
The Lord’s Christ (Jesus)
The Majesty in the heavens
The Messiah (Jesus)
The Messiah the Prince (Jesus)
The mighty God
The Most High
The most high God
The Most High over all the earth
The Most Holy (Jesus)
The only Lord God
The only true God
The only wise God
The only wise God our Savior
The pearl of great price
The Prophet (Jesus)
The propitiation for our sins (Jesus)
The resurrection, and the life (Jesus)
The righteous judge
The righteous LORD
The Rock
The Rock that begat thee
The rock that is higher than I
The root and the offspring of David (Jesus)
The seven Spirits of God (Holy Spirit)
The shadow of a great rock in a weary land
The Son (Jesus)
The Spirit
The Spirit of his Son (Holy Spirit)
The Spirit of your Father
The stone which the builders disallowed (Jesus)
The true bread from heaven (Jesus)
The true God
The true light (Jesus)
The true vine (Jesus)
The uncorruptible God
The way, the truth, and the life (Jesus)
The Word (Jesus)
The Word of God (Jesus)
The Word of life (Jesus)
Thine everlasting light
Thine husband
Thou preserver of men
Thou that dwellest between the cherubim
Thou that dwellest in the heavens
Thou that hearest prayer
Thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel
Thou that leadest Joseph like a flock
Thou that liftest me up from the gates of death
Thou that savest by thy right hand
Thou whom my soul loveth
Thy Creator
Thy exceeding great reward
Thy father that hath bought thee
Thy God that pleadeth the cause of his people
Thy good Spirit
Thy holy child Jesus
Thy keeper
Thy life, and the length of thy days
Thy Lord the LORD
Thy Maker
Thy shade upon thy right hand
Tower of salvation
Wonderful
Your dread
Your fear
Your heavenly Father
Your Holy One

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