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JEHOVAH JIREH: 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 fifteenth Old Testament name of God, JEHOVAH JIREH, as found in the Old Testament of the Holy Bible.


יְהֹוָה יִרְאֵה

(yeh-ho-vaw' yir-eh') The Lord Will Provide


Use in the Bible: In the Old Testament Jehovah-Jireh occurs only once in Genesis 22:14.


Transliteration: yᵊhōvâ yir'ê

Pronunciation: yeh-ho-vaw' yir-eh'


Part of Speech: proper locative noun

Root Word (Etymology): From יְהֹוָה (H3068) and רָאָה (H7200)

Variant spellings: None

TWOT Reference: None

Strong's Reference: H3070


Variant Spellings: The following spelling is supported by Strongs: יהוה יראה

Jehovah Jireh in the Septuagint: kurios eiden - the Lord has seen

Meaning and Derivation: Jehovah is translated as The Existing One or Lord. The chief meaning of Jehovah is derived from the Hebrew word Havah meaning to be or to exist. It also suggests to become or specifically to become known - this denotes a God who reveals Himself unceasingly. Jehovah-Jireh is a symbolic name given to Mount Moriah by Abraham to memorialize the intercession of God in the sacrifice of Isaac by providing a substitute for the imminent sacrifice of his son.

Further references of the name Jehovah Jireh in the Old Testament: Genesis 22:14


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-Humble Servant


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