Wednesday, May 4, 2016


The esoteric names of HaShem:
  • Adir – "Strong One"
  • Adon Olam – "Master of the World"
  • Aibishter – "The Most High" (Yiddish)  
  • Aleim – sometimes seen as an alternative transliteration of Elohim
  • Aravat (or Avarat) – "Father of Creation"; mentioned once in 2 Enoch, "On the tenth heaven is God, in the Hebrew tongue he is called Aravat".
  •  Avinu Malkeinu  – "Our Father, Our King"
  • Bore – "The Creator"
  • Ehiyeh sh'Ehiyeh – "I Am That I Am": a modern Hebrew version of "Ehyeh asher Ehyeh"
  • El ha-Gibbor – "God the Hero" or "God the Strong" or "God the Warrior"
  • Emet – "Truth"
  • Ein Sof – "Endless, Infinite", (אין סוף) Kabbalistic name of God
  • HaKadosh, Barukh Hu (Hebrew); Kudsha, Brikh Hu (Aramaic); تبارک القدوس (Arabic) – "The Holy One, Blessed Be He"
  • HaRachaman – "The Merciful One"; "Rahman - رحمن" In (Arabic)
  • Kadosh Israel – "Holy One of Israel"
  • Melech HaMelachim–"The King of Kings" or Melech Malchei HaMelachim "The King, King of Kings", to express superiority to the earthly rulers title.
  • Melech HaOlam–"The King of the World"
  • Makom or HaMakom – literally "The Place", perhaps meaning "The Omnipresent" (see Tzimtzum)
  • Magen Avraham – "Shield of Abraham"
  • Ribono shel `Olam – "Master of the World"
  • Ro'eh Yisra'el – "Shepherd of Israel"
  • Tzur Israel – "Rock of Israel"
  • Uri Gol – "The New LORD for a New Era" (Judges 5:14)
  • YHWH-Yireh (Adonai-jireh) – "The LORD Will Provide" (Genesis 22:13–14)
  • YHWH-Rapha – "The LORD that Healeth" (Exodus 15:26)
  • YHWH-Niss"i (Adonai-Nissi) – "The LORD Our Banner" (Exodus 17:8–15)
  • YHWH-Shalom – "The LORD Our Peace" (Judges 6:24)
  • YHWH-Ro'i – "The LORD My Shepherd"
  • YHWH-Tsidkenu – "The LORD Our Righteousness"[67] (Jeremiah 23:6)
  • YHWH-Shammah (Adonai-shammah) – "The LORD Is Present" (Ezekiel 48:35)
  • Rofeh Cholim – "Healer of the Sick"
  • Matir Asurim – "Freer of the Captives"
  • Malbish Arumim – "Clother of the Naked"
  • Pokeach Ivrim – "Opener of Blind Eyes"
  • Somech Noflim – "Supporter of the Fallen"
  • Zokef kefufim – "Straightener of the Bent"
  • Yotsehr `Or – "Fashioner of Light"
  • Oseh Shalom – "Maker of Peace"
  • Mechayeh Metim – "Life giver to the Dead"
  • Mechayeh HaKol "Who gives Life to All", In Arabic "Mohye AlKol - محيي الكل" – "Life giver to All" (Reform version of Mechayeh Metim)


Vitasta Raina said...

Aravat in Sanskrit is the name of Indra's elephant.
It's a mythological white elephant (made of clouds). He's also on the flag of laos.

Carter Kaplan said...

Very interesting.