What Does The Bible Say About The Holy Name Of God?

What Does The Bible Say About The Holy Name Of God?

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

Leviticus 22:32 – Profane not my holy name, that I may be sanctified in the midst of the children of Israel. I am the Lord who sanctify you,

Psalms 98:3 – Let them give praise to thy great name: for it is terrible and holy:

Psalms 102:1 – Bless the Lord, O my soul: and let all that is within me bless his holy name.

Psalms 104:3 – Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek the Lord.

Psalms 105:47 – Save us, O Lord, our God: and gather us from among nations: That we may give thanks to thy holy name, and may glory in thy praise.

Psalms 110:9 – He hath sent redemption to his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever. Holy and terrible is his name:

Psalms 137:2 – I will worship towards thy holy temple, and I will give glory to thy name. For thy mercy, and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy holy name above all.

Wisdom 14:21 – And this was the occasion of deceiving human life: for men serving either their affection, or their kings, gave the incommunicable name to stones and wood.

Ecclesiasticus 17:7-8 – He set his eye upon their hearts to shew them the greatness of his works: That they might praise the name which he hath sanctified: and glory in his wondrous acts, that they might declare the glorious things of his works.

Ezechiel 36:20-21, 23 – And when they entered among the nations whither they went, they profaned my holy name, when it was said of them: This is the people of the Lord, and they are come forth out of his land. And I have regarded my own holy name, which the house of Israel hath profaned among the nations to which they went in. […] And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the Gentiles, which you have profaned in the midst of them: that the Gentiles may know that I am the Lord, saith the Lord of hosts, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

Ezechiel 39:7 – And I will make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel, and my holy name shall be profaned no more: and the Gentiles shall know that I am the Lord, the Holy One of Israel.

Ezechiel 39:25 – Therefore, thus saith the Lord God: Now will I bring back the captivity of Jacob, and will have mercy on all the house of Israel: and I will be jealous for my holy name.

Luke 1:49 – for he who is mighty has done great things for me,
and holy is his name.

2 Timothy 2:19 –  But God’s firm foundation stands, bearing this seal: “The Lord knows those who are his,” and, “Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from iniquity.”

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