Then ADONAI Elohim formed the man out of the dust from the ground and He breathed into his nostrils a breath of life—so the man became a living being. Then ADONAI Elohim planted a garden in Eden in the east,
As we saw in the previous article, God’s name Elohim is concerned with creation and the preservation of all of His works. The name YHWH, translated ADONAI in the TLV, is the God who reveals Himself—His essential character—especially to Israel.
In the previous blog on the Names of God, we looked at El Shaddai, the name by which God revealed Himself to the Patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. At the burning bush, a fuller revelation of the God of the
El Shaddai is probably the most well-known name of the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob because of Michael Card’s song El Shaddai popularized by Amy Grant in her 1982 album Age to Age. The song equates El Shaddai with