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El Olam: Old Testament Names of God



Peace & Blessings Beloved,

TGBTG for allowing us to see another day. I pray all is well with you and yours, and that your week has been fruitful & blessed thus far.


Today we are going to take a deep dive into our twelfth Old Testament name of God, El Olam, as found in the Old Testament of the Holy Bible.


עוֹלָם

(el o-lawm')

The Everlasting God, The God of Eternity, The God of the Universe, The God of Ancient Days


Transliterationʿôlām

Pronunciation o-lawm'

Part of Speech masculine noun

Root Word (Etymology) From עָלַם (H5956)


Use in the Bible: El Olam is first used in Gen 21:33

Variant spellings: None

TWOT Reference: 1631a

Strong's Reference: H5769

El Olamin the Septuagint: [ho] theos [ho] aiônios - the everlasting God

Meaning and Derivation: El is another name that is translated as God and can be used in conjunction with other words to designate various aspects of God's character. Olam derives from the root word 'lm (which means eternity). Olam literally means forever, eternity, or everlasting. When the two words are combined - El Olam - it can be translated as The Eternal God.

Further references of the name El Olam in the Old Testament: Gen 21:33; Jer 10:10; Isa 26:4


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I pray you receive this with the love intended, and apply it to wisdom.


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-Humble Servant


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