What Does The Bible Say About The Name Of God?

What Does The Bible Say About The Name Of God?

Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims

Exodus 3:13-14 – Moses said to God: Lo, I shall go to the children of Israel, and say to them: The God of your fathers hath sent me to you. If they should say to me: What is his name? what shall I say to them? God said to Moses: I AM WHO AM. He said: Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel: HE WHO IS, hath sent me to you.

Exodus 6:2-3 – And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying: I am the Lord, [3] That appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, by the name of God Almighty; and my name ADONAI I did not shew them.

Psalms 21:23 –  I will declare thy name to my brethren: in the midst of the church will I praise thee.

Psalms 47:11 – According to thy name, O God, so also is thy praise unto the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of justice.

Psalms 117:26 – Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord. We have blessed you out of the house of the Lord.

Psalms 134:13 – Thy name, O Lord, is for ever: thy memorial, O Lord, unto all generations.

Ecclesiasticus 51:4 – And thou hast delivered me, according to the multitude of the mercy of thy name, from them that did roar, prepared to devour.

Isaiah 47:4 – Our redeemer, the Lord of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel.

Micah 4:5 – For all people will walk every one in the name of his god: but we will walk in the name of the Lord our God for ever and ever.

Malachi 3:16-17 – Then they that feared the Lord spoke every one with his neighbour: and the Lord gave ear, and heard it: and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that fear the Lord, and think on his name. And they shall be my special possession, saith the Lord of hosts, in the day that I do judgment: and I will spare them, as a man spareth his son that serveth him.

Matthew 6:9 – “This, then, is how you should pray: “‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name,

John 12:28 – Father, glorify your name!” Then a voice came from heaven, “I have glorified it, and will glorify it again.”



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