from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Almighty: one of the Hebrew names of God in the Old Testament.


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  • In the Old Testament there are more than seventy passages I which God is called Shaddai, i.e. omnipotent.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • The Shin then stepped forward, and pleaded: "O Lord of the world, create Thy world through me: seeing that Thine own name Shaddai begins with me."

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  • Almighty -- Hebrew, "Shaddai," and "Jehovah Sabaoth," that is, "of hosts"; commanding all the hosts or powers in heaven and earth, so able to overcome all His Church's foes.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • A Catholic commentator of the 16th century, Hieronymus ab Oleastro, seems to have been the first to connect the name Jehova with hôwâk interpreting it contritio, sine pernicies (destruction of the Egyptians and Canaanites); Daumer, adopting the same etymology, took it in a more general sense: Yahweh, as well as Shaddai, meant Destroyer, and fitly expressed the nature of the terrible god whom he identified with Moloch.

    jhvh is the enemy of god and man

  • With an indecipherable plot based on the biblical Book of Enoch and continually changing, often psychedelic graphics, El Shaddai looks like no other game, even if playing it feels a bit more familiar.

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  • May God Almighty, El Shaddai bring peace and stability to all.

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  • During El Shaddai church services, Mr. Velarde incorporates the pageantry of Pentecostal churches, including speaking in tongues, and his pray-and-get-rich "prosperity gospel" with more traditional Catholic practices.

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  • "El Shaddai slowed down the exodus of Catholics to the born-again movement."

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  • "Initially only the poorest of the poor came to El Shaddai services," Mr. Velarde says.

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  • El Shaddai members voted heavily in favor of Mr. Estrada in the 1998 presidential elections.

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