"The Lord"

Lord, Lord...

 Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Master, Master,’
will enter into
the Kingdom of Heaven;
but he who is doing
the will of My Father 
Who is in The Heaven.
22 Many will say to Me 
in that day,
‘Master, Master,
have we not prophesied
in Your name,
ejected unclean vital essences
in Your name
and done many miracles
in Your name?
23 Yet then I will declare to them,
‘I never knew you!
Depart from Me,
you who practice lawlessness.’

Matthew 7.21-23 (S4S Version)

There are literally thousands of verses in virtually every English translation of The Bible that use the term “Lord” within them. Most people do not know that virtually every one of them is incorrectly "translated". In reality, it's not a translation at all. The term, in most cases, is a complete substitution for what should properly be there.

God has a personal name. It is YAHWEH. Almost every time you see "the Lord" in The Old Covenant (Testament is incorrect also. A testament is a legal will.) the proper name, YAHWEH, is given in the Hebrew text. (It’s actually written as YHWH.)

There are only a few exceptions that involve the actual Hebrew word adonay. But what's really appalling is that the personal name of God, YAHWEH, has been removed from most bibles - intentionally. 

This should cause you great concern. It means countless translators have taken the liberty of altering the text of The Word of YAHWEH. This is tragic. Not only is it tragic, it is a violation of the very Word of YAHWEH itself.

"Lord" is a title, a designation. It is not a name. In the following list of titles using "Lord", you'll see for yourself what's been done to the original Hebrew as it's been “transferred” to English. It's not correct to say it’s been “translated”, because that is really not accurate. You can’t even say its been “transliterated”. Neither of those terms can be applied accurately to what has been done. See Definitions…

A translation involves putting a text into different words (i.e. a different language), or interpreting the text (hopefully as faithfully to the concept of the original as possible).
A transliteration involves writing the words or characters of one language in a manner that accurately represents the same sound as that found in the original language.

In the case of the use of “Lord” in our English Bible versions the text has been corrupted. Even worse, this has been done deliberately. While there are many arguments given for why this has been done, none of them are ultimately valid - at all.

What's been done is a complete and flagrant violation of the Third Word,
which plainly states:
You are not to lift up the Name of YAHWEH itself,  ta 
your Elohim, for the sake of emptiness 
because YAHWEH will not cause to be undefiled 
whoever lifts up  
His Name itself  ta for the sake of emptiness.  
                     Exodus 20.7 

This means you are not to treat His sacred name with disrespect - in any manner!

That's pretty serious stuff! How, and why, this could ever be justified, especially in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries with all the analytical language tools we have available to us. We have countless reference books in countless languages that we can review to determine The Truth. Yet The Truth is not being told to the followers of YAHWEH and His Messiah, YAHUSHUA ("Jesus" is another perversion) in most cases. The church (actually, the assembly) is being deceived! May YAHWEH have compassion on us!

Below are listed the majority of the abuses of this terminology, including compound terms involving "Lord". Look at them for yourself. Just in case you think this must be wrong, verify for yourself what's been done. If anyone can discover these errors so can you.

For additional clarification of this issue, please read the article on Bible Errors.


  •     This term appears in the KJV Bible a total of 7,836 times
  •     It is used for a total of 9 different Hebrew and 5 different Greek words.
  •     At least 7231 of them are incorrect. That should get your attention!

Not all of them refer to “god”. With 14 different words involved, it is simply not possible to use one word for all of the original words and even begin to convey the actual meanings that were intended. What has resulted is a tragic confounding of the original text. 

Sadly, most people have no idea their Bible is wrong! If you search The Scriptures you'll discover who the author of confusion is. This abuse of language is strictly of The Adversary. It needs to be corrected – immediately.

Prov. 30:5 Every word of Eloah (God) is pure:
is a shield to them that put their trust in Him.
Add not to His words, 
lest He reprove you,
and you be found a

John 8:44
You are of your father The False Accuser!
And the desires of your father you desire to do!
He was a murderer from the beginning.
And he does not stand in the truth
because there is no truth in him.
When he speaks a lie he speaks from himself
because he is a liar and the father of it!

1Cor. 14:33 
YAHWEH is not the source of disorder,
is the source of peace…

Given below is the way the word "lord" is “translated" in the King James version of the Bible. Please take note of the variations in type-styles as well as the variations in the original words from which “lord” was somehow placed in the bible in English. The numbers given are from Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance.

lord = 234 times

         G2962  kurios  ku/rioß  = 39
         H0113  ’adown, ’adon
  NOdDa ,NwødDa = 185
         H0136  ’Adonay 
yÎnOdSa = 2
         H1376  gbiyr 
ryIb…◊g = 2
         H4756  mare’ 
aérDm = 2
         H7229  rab 
bAr = 1
        H7991  shaliysh, shalowsh, shalosh  vølÎv ,vwølÎv ,vyIlÎv = 3

LORD = 18

         G2962  kurios  ku/rioß  = 5
        (No Key number) = 13

Lord = 7584 times

         G1203  despotes  despo/thß  = 5
         G2961  kurieuo 
kurieu/w  = 1
         G2962  kurios 
ku/rioß  = 657
         G2962  kurios 
ku/rioß  (variant) = 2
         G3754  hoti 
o¢ti  (variant)
         G4462  rhabboni, rhabbouni 
rJabboni÷, rJabbouni÷  = 1
         H0113  ’adown, ’adon 
NOdDa = 31
         H0136  ’Adonay  yÎnOdSa = 429
         H3050  Yahh  ;hÎy = 48 NwødDa
         H0136  ’Adonay  yÎnOdSa (variant) = 6403
         H3068  Yhwh  hDwøh◊y  (variant)
         H3069  Yhwh  hIwøh◊y = 1
        H4756  mare’ 
aérDm = 2
(No Key number) = 4

Lord - from Adonay

This is actually a subset of the information above, but it’s an important subset. It’s included as a separate item so you can see how it was "translated". The explanation of the term as found in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance is provided so you can see for yourself what it should mean, and how it should therefore be used.

Please note that even James Strong, one of the most respected of biblical scholars, got it wrong. What he wrote was based on the “traditions of men”, not on The Word of YAHWEH. The Hebrew for adonay and its variations clearly means a ruler, a sovereign (See Definitions…). 

Note: The words presented after the (:--) in Strong’s definitions are the words used in the KJV translation. They are not actually part of the definition of the term, but rather are what the “translators” chose to use to represent the original word as it suited them in any given verse. This is very important to understand.

Wherever adonay/adonai is used in the original when referring to YAHWEH it should read sovereign in order to be more correct.

136. yÎnOdSa  }Adonay, ad-o-noy´; an emphatic form of 113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only): — (my) Lord. 
Note: This is incorrect. This is NOT a proper name for God, as Strong suggests. His proper name is YAHWEH.

See God's Name.

113. NwødDa  }adown, aw-done´; or (shortened) NOdDa  }adon, aw-done´; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine):
— lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with “Adoni-”.

Here's how it was "translated" into English in the KJV:

      God = 1        H0136  ’Adonay  yÎnOdSa
       lord = 2       H0136  ’Adonay  yÎnOdSa 
      Lord = 430  H0136  ’Adonay  yÎnOdSa = 429
H0136  ’Adonay  yÎnOdSa (variant) = 1
H3068  Yhwh  hDwøh◊y (variant)
      Lord’s = 1     H0136  ’Adonay
  yÎnOdSa = 1
      God  (1)      (common word)

Lord - from YAH / JAH

This is also a subset of the word “Lord” given above. It occurs 49 times in the KJV, but only once is it used as it should be. Even that usage is actually not properly done. It occurs in Psalm 68.4, given below. You’ll note that it’s “translated” as JAH, not as YAHH, or YAH – which is the proper translation (or transliteration) of the word. There has never been a "J" in the Hebrew language. See The Letter J. This means that out of the 49 times it's translated every one of them is incorrect.

Psa. 68:4 Sing unto The Elohim (God)!
Sing praises to His
Extol Him who rides upon the skies by His name, JAH,
and rejoice before Him! (Corrected version)

3050. ;hÎy Yahh, yaw; contraction for 3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name:
— Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in “-iah,” “-jah.”
[Occurs only here in the KJV.]

3068. hDwøh◊y Yhwh; from 1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; name of God:
— the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.

The first time it appears in the Scriptures is as follows:

Ex. 15:2 YAHH (The LORD) is my strength and song, and He is become my salvation (yshuwah): He is my God (el), and I will prepare Him a habitation; my father’s God (elohim), and I will exalt Him.

Note: There are problems with this translation. Here's a more proper version of the text:

“Yahh is my strength and my song, and this El (Mighty One) has become salvation (yshuwah) to me, and I will praise Him; my father’s El (God), and I will exalt Him.”

3050. ;hÎy Yahh, yaw; contraction for 3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name:
— Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in “-iah,” “-jah.”

3068. hDwøh◊y  Yhwh; from 1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; name of God:
— the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.

3444. hDo…wv◊y  yshuw{ah, yesh-oo´-aw; feminine passive participle of 3467; something saved, i.e. (abstractly) deliverance; hence, aid, victory, prosperity:
— deliverance, health, help(-ing), salvation, save, saving (health), welfare.

Lord God – from YAHWEH, with Elohim, or Adonay

This combination of words occurs 546 times in the  KJV bible. The breakdown of its usage, given below, provides an interesting perspective. It only occurs 13 times in The New Covenant (Testament is wrong. It's a legal will.). The rest of the occurrences, 533, are in The Old Covenant. It occurs for the first time in Genesis 2.4, which is quoted below.

It’s important to note that the only term presented in Scripture prior to this is Elohim. Elohim is a plural term that represents the unified nature, the oneness, of The Creator. There are many opinions on what this really means. It's not within the scope of this article to present a detailed analysis of those opinions. However, it appears that Elohim in Genesis 1.1 refers to “the only existing elohim”. When you review Strong’s definitions of the terms and consider the root sources involved it appears that elohim refers to “The Mighty One”, the only “Mighty One”. It carries with it the sense of "deity" from its root word.

From our perspective as created beings, there was no other “god” in existence at the very beginning except the One who created all things. Because of this there was no need to differentiate between Him and any “other elohim”, because no other elohim existed in the created realm at that stage. Indeed, no other elohim actually exists even today. YAHWEH alone is The Elohim (God). This is verified by Scripture.

Lord God - As YAHWEH Elohim

In Genesis 2.4 we find a new term introduced, YHWH (Hebrew has no lower case letters; it is only written in upper case letters. Only its translsiteration into English allowed the later use of lower case letters.) That this is the very same Elohim that created the earth and the heavens seems quite clear from the text, and from the context.

The introduction of the term, YHWH, in English known as YAHWEH, establishes a specificity to the identification of the original Elohim that remains consistent throughout the rest of Scripture (in the Hebrew, at least). It appears no other identification was needed for those involved in the history of the creation from this point forward. From the perspective or Scripture, YHWH is the only Elohim.

YHWH is identified by James Strong as “(the) self-Existent or Eternal.” He correctly identifies this word as the “name of God”. (Perhaps he should have noted that this meant “the name of The Only Elohim”.) This is vital to our appreciation of Scripture.

The Word of YAHWEH presents us with these concepts:

  • There is only one Supreme Being.
  • There has never been another being that can in any manner compare to that Supreme Being
  • His personal name is YAHWEH.

(See Exodus 3.13-15 to confirm this. Be careful to look at the actual Hebrew terms used, not the English.)

This means that any other “elohim” is not YAHWEH. Nor is any other being or thing that is referred to as an elohim, eloah, el, or other similar term is any kind of a “god” at all, really. They are mere "idols" - false gods. There can be only one Supreme Being. By the very nature of the term itself, there can be no other. Supreme means at the top, the highest in authority over all that exists. There is nothing higher.

With this as background the term YAHWEH Elohim takes on the connotation of “The Eternally Existing Supreme Being”. He is the mightiest of the mighty, the most powerful, the supreme elohim, ‘god’, who is above every other thing that exists. It is this understanding that is presented clearly in The Scriptures.

When one considers carefully the entire Word of YAHWEH it’s clear that this is the intent. To acknowledge less than this is to “take the name of YAHWEH in vain”. Unfortunately, this is exactly what has happened as human beings attempted to interpret the meaning of the term, Elohim, using only their current level of understanding to attempt to comprehend the incomprehensible YAHWEH - and His Word.

Ex. 20:7  You are not to lift up the Name of YAHWEH itself,  ta 
your Elohim,  for the sake of emptiness 
because YAHWEH will not cause to be undefiled 
whoever lifts up 
His Name itself  ta for the sake of emptiness.

Deut. 5:11  You are not to lift up The Name itself  ta of YAHWEH
your Elohim, for the sake of nothing 
because YAHWEH will not make innocent 
whoever lifts up 
His Name itself  ta for the sake of nothing!

Psa. 139:20 For they speak against You hurtfully. Your enemies take Your name in vain.

Gen. 2:4 These are the generations of the skies and of the earth
in their being  created,
in the day of 
YAHWEH, the Elohim’s making
of earth and skies, 

Here are the Strong's definitions. Remember, everything after the (:--) is NOT part of the definition. It includes the words actually used in the KJV Bible.

3068. hDwøh◊y Yhwh; from 1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; name of God:
— the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.

430. MyIhølTa  }elohiym, el-o-heem´; plural of 433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:
— angels, x exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), x (very) great, judges, x mighty.

433. ;AhwølTa  }elowahh, el-o´-ah; rarely (shortened) ;A hølTa  }eloahh, el-o´-ah} probably prolonged (emphat.) from 410; a deity or the Deity:
— God, god. See 430.

410. lEa  }el, ale; shortened from 352; strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity):
— God (god), x goodly, x great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in “-el.”

352. lˆyAa  }ayil, ah´-yil; from the same as 193; properly, strength; hence, anything strong; specifically a chief (politically); also a ram (from his strength); a pilaster (as a strong support); an oak or other strong tree:
— mighty (man), lintel, oak, post, ram, tree.

193. l…wa  }uwl, ool; from an unused root meaning to twist, i.e. (by implication) be strong; the body (as being rolled together); also powerful:
— mighty, strength.

Here is how the terms are used in the KJV bible. This list does not tell us how many times each term is used with the other, but it does give us some perspective on the usage. I’ll treat the combination of YHWH with adonay, or adon, in a moment.

  LORD = 1        (No Key number) = 1

  Lord = 545      G1203  despotes  despo/thß  = 1 
                       G2962  kurios  ku/rioß  = 12 
H0113  ’adown, ’adon  aDdøwN, aDdON = 2 
                          H0136  ’Adonay  aSdOnÎy = 301 
                       H3050  Yahh  yÎh; = 1 
                       H3068  Yhwh  y◊høwDh = 227 
H3069  Yhwh  y◊høwIh = 1

  God = 546      G2316  theos  qeo/ß  = 13 
                       H0136  ’Adonay  aSdOnÎy = 1 
H0410  ’el  aEl = 6 
H0430  ’elohiym  aTløhIyM = 224 
H3068  Yhwh  y◊høwDh = 2 
                       H3069  Yhwh  y◊høwIh = 300 

Lord GOD - As Adon YAHWEH, or Adonay YAHWEH 

The first time this combination occurs is in Genesis 15.2. Abram (he is not yet Abraham) addreses YAHWEH as “adon YHWH. James Strong misapplies his own definitions in this case. When you look at the Hebrew meanings you discover “adon”, the term found in the Hebrew text, is notadonay”. It is from Strong’s number 113, not from 136. As such, it carries the denotation of “sovereign”, one who rules over you.

A sovereign, or ruler, is one to whom one submits as being inferior in power or authority. This is the characterization presented in Abram’s request. He is clearly surrendered to the sovereign power of YAHWEH. He refers to him as “my sovereign”. Then he speaks His name, YAHWEH. Sovereign is a title. YAHWEH is His name. His name is not “Lord GOD”.

Based on the principle of first mention, a widely held understanding that gives extra significance to the first usage of a word in Scripture, we have a basis by which we are helped to interpret future occurrences of a term. It will be noted that “adon/adonay” is a title, and it is not a name. It refers to the sovereignty of YAHWEH over all things.

Gen. 15:2  And Abram said, "My Sovereign, (adown) YAHWEH
why do You give to me? 
Also, I myself am walking childless. 
And the son of possession of my household 
is this Eliezer of Damascus?”

136. yÎnOdSa  }Adonay, ad-o-noy´; an emphatic form of 113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only):
— (my) Lord.

Note: This is not correct. This is not a proper name for God.

113. NwødDa  }adown, aw-done´; or (shortened)  NOdDa }adon, aw-done´; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine):
— lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with “Adoni-”.

We would do well to consider these two terms carefully whenever we encounter them. The concept of “Sovereign YAHWEH” is the essential meaning. However, the context will also need to be checked to confirm the intended actual usage. The problem with this lies in the reality that English “translations” have adulterated The Word of YAHWEH, making it rather difficult to sort out. One needs to get some reference materials in order to successfully determine what you really are dealing with.

Lord Your God - or - Lord Thy God 

This language is merely a subset of the above discussion of YAHWEH Elohim and Adonay YAHWEH. Most of them occur in The Old Covenant, while approximately nine of them occur in The New Covenant.

Lord of Hosts – YAHWEH tsebaot/tsaba (sebaoth, sabaoth)

This is a very interesting title. It is most certainly not a name as so many try to make it. It is a description of an attribute of YAHWEH. Lord is a mistranslation of the text, as we have already seen in so many other cases. The Hebrew plainly writes y◊høwDh, YHWH. Thus, it is YAHWEH of hosts, if you accept the common understanding of aDbDx tsaba}. It is typically translated as “host”, or “army”. It actually refers to a mass of persons, an assembly. The Strong’s definition is given below for your reference. 

6635. aDbDx tsaba}, tsaw-baw´; or (feminine) hDaDbVx tsbadah, tseb-aw-aw´; from 6633; a mass of persons (or figuratively, things), especially reg. organized for war (an army); by implication, a campaign, literally or figuratively (specifically, hardship, worship):
— appointed time, (+) army, (+) battle, company, host, service, soldiers, waiting upon, war(-fare).

6633. aDbDx tsaba}, tsaw-baw´; a primitive root; to mass (an army or servants):
—assemble, fight, perform, muster, wait upon, war.

Please note that it is translated as sabaoth in the Greek New Covenant in the following two verses. The Greek refers us to the Hebrew concept, and gives us the Hebrew Strong’s Number for reference, so it's referring to the very same word we have here.

Rom. 9.29 And as Isaiah said before, "Except YAHWEH of Assemblies had left us a seed, we would have been as Sedom, and been made like Amorah.”  (S4S Version)

James 5:4
The wages of the laborers who have reaped your fields
who have been defrauded by you scream aloud!
And the calls for help of those who have harvested
have entered into the ears of
YAHWEH of Assemblies.

. sabaw¿q sabaoth, sab-ah-owth´; of Hebrew origin (H6635 in feminine plural); armies; sabaoth (i.e. tsebaoth), a military epithet of God
— sabaoth.

Now, if we consider the principle of first usage the Hebrew term aDbDx tsaba}, is found for the first time in Genesis 2.1. 

Gen. 2:1 The skies and the earth were finished, and all the assembly of them.

Let’s look at how this term is used elsewhere. It occurs 486 tines in the KJV Bible. While many of the references end up relating to armies and warfare, many of them do not carry that connotation at all. In fact, if you check the occurrences you will find a great many relating to the assembly of worshippers who gather to praise YAHWEH.

appointed = 1       H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 1 
armies = 22             H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 22 
army = 8               H2428  chayil  lˆyAj (variant) = 8 
                          H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx (variant) 
battle = 5              H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah
  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 5 
company = 1       H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 1 
from = 1                H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 1 
host = 100           H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 100 
hosts = 294          H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 294 
of = 1                     H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 1 
service = 6          H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx  (variant) = 1 
H5656  ‘abodah, ‘abowdah  h∂dwøbSo ,h∂dObSo (variant)  
                          H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 5 
soldiers = 1           H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 1 
time = 2                H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 2  
waiting = 1            H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 1 
war = 41               H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 41 
warfare = 2           H6635  tsaba’, tsbadah  hDaDbVx ,aDbDx = 2

Now, having set forth this concept, let’s take a closer look at “The Lord of Hosts”, literally, YAHWEH tsebaoth. It occurs for the very first time in 1Sam. 1.3.

1Sam. 1:3 And this man went up from his city yearly to worship
and to slaughter to
YAHWEH of Assemblies at Shiloh.
And there the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Pin
were the priests of

The Hebrew says, twäøaDbVx h¶DwhyAl, which, which is typically translated as - to, or unto, YAHWEH of assemblies. Because of the Hebrew construction involved in the usage of these two nouns, the first is the “possessor” of the second. What’s important in this passage, being the first occurrence of the compound terms, is that there is no reference to armies or warfare involved. Elkanah is going up to Shiloh, to the place where the Ark of The Covenant is, and therefore to the place where YAHWEH’s name and presence are noted. This is the place of “the assembly”, the congregation of Yisra’el. 

Eliyahu (Elihu in English – means YAH of him, or God of him) is the father of Elkanah (meaning YAH has created, or obtained). Elkanah is going up to perform his yearly worship and sacrifice in Shiloh, in the presence of YAHWEH. He is going up to “The Assembly of YAHWEH, not to the army of YAHWEH.

From this and other references of a very similar nature it appears we should be careful to tranlsate this term as YAHWEH of Assemblies, instead of YAHWEH of Hosts. He is, after all The Head of any assembly among the nation of Israel, and especially of its religious assemblies. The assembly consisted of those who were “called out”.

If you check your terminology you soon discover that in Yisra’el there was no “congregation”, there was an assembly. Even The New Covenant term for “church”, ecclesia, means a called out assembly. Thus, Lord of Hosts should read more properly, depending on the context, YAHWEH of Assemblies when referring to worship, and perhaps YAHWEH of armies when referring to armies and warfare. These references are descriptions of attributes of YAHWEH, not names for Him.

Lord God of Hosts - YAHWEH Elohim tsaba

This phrase occurs 29 times in the KJV. Based on our discussion above it should read YAHWEH, Elohim of Assemblies, or, YAHWEH, Elohim of armies, depending on the context for its proper interpretation.

Lord Jehovah – YAHH YAHWEH

This combination is given with this translation only twice in the KJV Bible. Both verses are shown below. We’ve already identified the incorrectness of “Jehovah”, so this is not a proper translation of the Hebrew. It should read “YAHH YAHWEH”. Strong identifies YAHH as an emphatic form of YAHWEH, calling it “most emphatic”. It would therefore be a very emphatic declaration of the name as it relates to our trust in YAHWEH as the only source of salvation.

Is. 12:2 Behold, El (God) is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for Yahh YAHWEH (very emphatic - the LORD JEHOVAH) is my strength and my song; He also has become my salvation (yshuwah).  

Is. 26:4 Trust in YAHWEH (the LORD) forever (eternity): for in YAHH YAHWEH (Yahu Yahweh - very emphatic - the LORD JEHOVAH) is everlasting (eternal) strength:

3050. ;hÎy Yahh, yaw; contraction for 3068, and meaning the same; Jah, the sacred name:
— Jah, the Lord, most vehement. Compare names in “-iah,” “-jah.”

3068. hDwøh◊y Yhwh; from 1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; name of God:
—the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.

Lord, Our Righteousness – YAHWEH tsidqenuw

Here we have yet another of the titles of YAHWEH. He is our righteousness (or justice, justification), and we can have no righteousness without Him. The phrase is not His name. His name is YAHWEH. His title, if you will call it that, is “our rightesouness”. It is improper to translate this as a name, and it is incorrect to translate YAHWEH as “Lord”.

Jer. 23:6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Yisra’el will dwell safely: and this is what He shall be called, YAHWEH (THE LORD), OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. 

Jer. 33:16 In those days they will be saved of Yahudah (Judah), and Jerusalem will dwell securely: and this is what He will be called, YAHWEH (The LORD), our righteousness.

3072. wnéq√dIx hDwøh◊y Yhwh tsidqenuw, yhwh tsid-kay´-noo; from 3068 and 6664 with pronominal suffix; Yhwh (is) our right; Yhwh-Tsidkenu, a symbolical epithet of the Messiah and of Jerusalem:
— the Lord our righteousness.

3068. hDwøh◊y Yhwh; from 1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; name of God:
— the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.

6664. q®dRx tsedeq, tseh´-dek; from 6663; the right (natural, moral or legal); also (abstractly) equity or (figuratively) prosperity: — x even, (x that which is altogether) just(-ice), ((un-)) right(-eous) (cause, -ly, -ness).

Lord your Maker - YAHWEH, your Maker

Like the term above, this is an incorrect translation of YAHWEH as “Lord”, and this is also a title at best, or a description of one of the atrributes of YAHWEH. Note that it also makes YAHWEH our Creator (Maker), further confirming the view that The Elohim as presented in Genesis 1.1 is identical with YAHWEH. He is the only “Elohim” (God).

Is. 51:13 And forget YAHWEH your Maker, who has stretched forth the skies, and laid the foundations of the earth; you have feared continually every day because of the fury of the oppressor, as if he were ready to destroy? And where is the fury of the oppressor?
Is. 54:5 For
your Maker is your husband; YAHWEH of the assembly (the LORD of hosts) is his name; and your Redeemer, the Holy One of Yisra’el; The Sovereign (elohei - God) of the whole earth shall He be called.

6213. hDcDo {asah, aw-saw´; a primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application (as follows):
— accomplish, advance, appoint, apt, be at, become, bear, bestow, bring forth, bruise, be busy, x certainly, have the charge of, commit, deal (with), deck, + displease, do, (ready) dress(-ed), (put in) execute(-ion), exercise, fashion, + feast, (fight-)ing man, + finish, fit, fly, follow, fulfill, furnish, gather, get, go about, govern, grant, great, + hinder, hold ((a feast)), x indeed, + be industrious, + journey, keep, labor, maintain, make, be meet, observe, be occupied, offer, + officer, pare, bring (come) to pass, perform, practice, prepare, procure, provide, put, requite, x sacrifice, serve, set, show, x sin, spend, x surely, take, x thoroughly, trim, x very, + vex, be (warr-)ior, work(-man), yield, use.

Lord, your Redeemer - YAHWEH, Your Redeemer

Once again we have a title, not a name. YAHWEH is your redeemer. It has always been so, and always will be so. Only in Him do we have redemption. Note that we have given the proper rendering below with added punctuation to separate the name from the description for clarity.

Is. 44:24 Thus says YAHWEH (the LORD), your redeemer, and He that formed you from the womb, I am YAHWEH (the LORD) that makes all things; that stretches forth the skies alone; that spreads abroad the earth by Myself; 

Is. 48:17 Thus says YAHWEH (the LORD), your redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am YAHWEH (the LORD) your Sovereign (elohiym – God) who teaches you to profit, who leads you by the way you should  go.

Is. 54:8 In a little wrath I hid My face from you for a moment; but with everlasting kindness will I have compassion on you, says YAHWEH (the LORD), your redeemer.

1350. lAa…Îg ga}al, gaw-al´; a primitive root, to redeem (according to the Oriental law of kinship), i.e. to be the next of kin (and as such to buy back a relative’s property, marry his widow, etc.):
 — x in any wise, x at all, avenger, deliver, (do, perform the part of near, next) kinsfolk(-man), purchase, ransom, redeem(-er), revenger.

Lord of Lords - Special Case

Deut. 10:17 For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regards not persons, nor takes a reward. (KJV)
This should read, based on the original Hebrew text: 

Deut. 10:17  because YAHWEH, your Elohim, 
is The Elohim of elohim, 
and The Sovereign of sovereigns, 
The Great El, 
The Powerful One, 
and The One to be fearing, 
who shows no partiality and He does not accept a bribe.

The sequence of terms is: The Lord - Yahweh, your God - elohim, God - elohim, gods - elohim, Lord - adonei, Lords - adomim, God – el. Here are the definitions for those terms.

430. MyIhølTa }elohiym, el-o-heem´; plural of 433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:
— angels, x exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), x (very) great, judges, x mighty.

113. NwødDa }adown, aw-done´; or (shortened) NOdDa }adon, aw-done´; from an unused root (meaning to rule); sovereign, i.e. controller (human or divine):
— lord, master, owner. Compare also names beginning with “Adoni-”. 

410. lEa }el, ale; shortened from 352; strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity):
— God (god), x goodly, x great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in “-el.”

1419. lwød…Îg gadowl, gaw-dole´; or (shortened) lOd…Îg gadol, gaw-dole´; from 1431; great (in any sense); hence, older; also insolent:
— + aloud, elder(-est), + exceeding(-ly), + far, (man of) great (man, matter, thing,-er,-ness), high, long, loud, mighty, more, much, noble, proud thing, x sore, (x ) very.

1368. rwø;b…ˆg gibbowr, ghib-bore´; or (shortened) r;Ob…ˆg  gibbor, ghib-bore´; intensive from the same as 1397; powerful; by implication, warrior, tyrant:
— champion, chief, x excel, giant, man, mighty (man, one), strong (man), valiant man.

3372. aérÎy yare}, yaw-ray´; a primitive root; to fear; morally, to revere; cause to frighten:
—  affright, be (make) afraid, dread(-ful), (put in) fear(-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence(-end), x see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).

It's clear in this verse that YAHWEH is His name, and the rest merely describes His characteristics.
His name is not “The Lord”.
It is not “Lord”.
It is not “Elohim”.
It is not “Adonai/adonim”.
It is not “El”.
It is not “The Great One”.
It is not “The Mighty One”.
It is not “The Feared One”.

These are titles. They are not names.

His name is YAHWEH. 

It is His proper personal name, YAHWEH
that we are to honor,
to magnify,
to bless,
to consider as set apart,
and to proclaim with our praises.

Let’s get it right, for His name's sake.


In English, Praise YAHWEH!

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