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Adonai

“Lord, Master”

Adonai, which is plural word,  is derived from  the singular Adon which means “Lord”.  In the Bible, this plural form is only used for God.   This term was pronounced in substitution of YHWH.  Jewish tradition considered God’s Covanant Name too sacred to be uttered, therefore Adonai was used instead.

When this Name of God, “Lord”, is translated  in the English Bible, it is spelled  with a capital letter “L” in the beginning and the rest of the letters (“ord”) in lower case.  Additionally, Adonai  is used when God is seen dealing  with the Gentiles. 

The singular form, Adon, is used in the Bible as a title for royalty,  an important person, or an angel.  In that case, it is spelled using all lower case. (lord).

In reference to God, Adonai  appears at least 300 times in the Old Testament.  This word is  found in Exodus 4:10; Judges 6:15; 2 Samuel 7:18-20; Psalm 8, 114:7, 135:5, 141:8, 109:21-28.  Isaiah frequently uses the Name Adonai Jehovah.   Ezekiel uses Adonai 200 times. Additionally this Name appears 10 times in the book of Daniel. 

Application:  God is the Master and majestic Lord.  God is our total Authority.

Scripture of Adonai

Psalm 16:2

NLT:
I said to the Lord, “You are my Master! Every good thing I have comes from you.”


NOG:
I said to Yahweh, “You are my Adonai. Without you, I have nothing good.”

Prayer to Adonai

Adonai, Your Name is Holy. Your Name is above all names.  You are Holy and above and beyond all creation. 

I am awestruck and at a loss for words as I consider Your Holiness and am filled with wonder and amazement as I see Your Power and Handiwork in creation.

My sin and failings are in stark contrast to Your Holiness and I see my need for forgiveness and my need of a Savior.   I  am amazed that You, Adonai,  in Your Grace, made a way for forgiveness and a way for me me to come to You through Jesus.

Adonai, I am thankful.  Amen”
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Prayer Channel Video “Adonai”

Posted on YouTube,  Jul 19, 2021, by The Prayer Channel

 

Listen to the song “Adonai”, by Paul Wilbur

Posted on Youtube, Mar 12, 2019

Download/Print CBJ’s “Adonai Printable”

Ready to color and use as a tip-in, in your bible, as seen above. Drawn by Jill Briscoe.

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The "Many Names of God" Blog (aka NOG Blog) is provided by Creative Bible Journaling, specifically as a tool for members to enhance their bible knowledge and their journaling experience. Research was accomplished by Joan Fudala, with the use of 27 different resources, both online and physical. The traced images she used throughout this blog are from the adult coloring book, "Color the Names of God", with artwork by Marie Michaels. All content was compiled and formatted by Susan Stump and Lorraine Szontagh. The black and white printables were drawn by Jill Briscoe and Jackie Mattingly. Any videos will be courtesied when/where posted.

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