Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A name for God in the Hebrew Scriptures.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • One of the names of God, of frequent occurrence in the Hebrew text of the Old Testament.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of the principal names by which God is designated in the Hebrew Scriptures.

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  • proper noun Name used for God in Hebrew scriptures.
  • proper noun the extraterrestrial creators of humans.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hebrew ’ĕlōhîm, pl. of ’ĕlōah, god; see ℵl in Semitic roots.]

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From Hebrew אלהים or אלוהים (elohiym) plural of "god"

Examples

  • It is also interesting to note that in the Hebrew language the numerological value of the name Elohim equals the word for nature, implying that the natural world is but another expression of this unified power.

    Rabbi Adam Jacobs: What God Isn't: A Shavuot Reflection

  • It is also interesting to note that in the Hebrew language the numerological value of the name Elohim equals the word for nature, implying that the natural world is but another expression of this unified power.

    Rabbi Adam Jacobs: What God Isn't: A Shavuot Reflection

  • It is also interesting to note that in the Hebrew language the numerological value of the name Elohim equals the word for nature, implying that the natural world is but another expression of this unified power.

    Rabbi Adam Jacobs: What God Isn't: A Shavuot Reflection

  • It is also interesting to note that in the Hebrew language the numerological value of the name Elohim equals the word for nature, implying that the natural world is but another expression of this unified power.

    Rabbi Adam Jacobs: What God Isn't: A Shavuot Reflection

  • One priest (J), who always used the word Jahweh in his text (in many translations rendered as “The LORD”), and two other priests (P and E), who always used the word Elohim (translated as “God”).

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • One priest (J), who always used the word Jahweh in his text (in many translations rendered as “The LORD”), and two other priests (P and E), who always used the word Elohim (translated as “God”).

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • One priest (J), who always used the word Jahweh in his text (in many translations rendered as “The LORD”), and two other priests (P and E), who always used the word Elohim (translated as “God”).

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The name Elohim is found 2570 times; Eloah, 57 times; El, 226 times (Elim, 9 times).

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • One priest (J), who always used the word Jahweh in his text (in many translations rendered as “The LORD”), and two other priests (P and E), who always used the word Elohim (translated as “God”).

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The Catholic Herald newspaper, in its Sunday edition, criticised the release this week at an international bookfair of the new Bible, which uses the Hebrew word "Elohim" instead of

    The Himalayan Times RSS

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