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Yahweh Elohim. Discover This Inseparable Relationship

Yahweh Elohim is the Old Testament name attributed to the New Testament Word, who is Jesus Christ. Learn why these names are eternal, not testament specific.

Yahweh Elohim is a total Father-Son relationship
Yahweh Elohim is a total Father-Son relationship


אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym el-o-heem’; plural of H433 (אֱלוֹהַּ); gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:
KJV — angels, ⨯ exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), ⨯ (very) great, judges, ⨯ mighty.

אֱלוֹהַּ ʼĕlôwahh el-o’-ah; rarely (shortened) אֱלֹהַּ; probably prolonged (emphatic) from H410 (אֵל); a deity or the Deity:
KJV — God, god. See H430 (אֱלֹהִים).

אֵל ʼêl ale; shortened from H352 (אַיִל); strength; as adjective, mighty; especially the Almighty (but used also of any deity):
KJV — God (god), ⨯ goodly, ⨯ great, idol, might(-y one), power, strong. Compare names in ‘-el.’

Genesis 1:26

And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness … male and female created He them.

John 1:1

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Family bonds

John 1:12–13

12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:

13 Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.

14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.

  • God is called our Father (Mat. 6:8–9).
  • Jesus, who is also God, is presently the only spirit composed Son (Mat. 11:27).
  • His Church is described as our Mother (Gal. 4:26).
  • We are called His children (Rom. 8:16).
  • In other words, His sons and daughters (2 Cor. 6:18).
  • We are to be brothers of Christ, who is the Firstborn (Rom. 8:29).
  • He called those who do the will of God, brothers, sisters, and mothers (Mark 3:35).
  • The Apostle Paul refers to Jesus Christ and the Church as husband and wife (Eph. 5:22–23), who will be married at the Messiah’s return (Rev. 19:7).
  • The terms begotten (1 Peter 1:3) and born (John 1:13–14) are employed, referring to Christians.

Ephesians 3:14–15

14 For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,

15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,

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Sam Kneller

Biblical Hebrew is my passion, the basis of my writing. I ministered & reside in Paris, FR. My books reveal the Bible is a 21st C. handbook.