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  • noun

Synonyms for God

Synonyms for God

the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe

a man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people

a material effigy that is worshipped

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Adonai was unable to attend the service at the family's 5000-acre estate The Glen, near Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, on Saturday.
The translations chosen for the Tetragrammaton in the Bibel in gerechter Sprache are mostly "God" and Adonai, and only afterwards the "Living One" in the feminine grammatical form.
17) She explains that in Rashi's house the woman says the following blessing, "Blessed are You, Adonai our God, King of the world, Who sanctifies us with His mitzvot and commands us to kindle the Shabbat light.
The evil Ruha "Spirit," who is the mistress of the detested Jewish God Adonai, produced the twelve zodiac spirits and the five planets.
Conversely, some religious people consider the name of the God of the Israelites too sacred to be spoken aloud; it was therefore replaced in prayers and rituals with other words such as Adonai 'My Lord' or Elohim 'God.
Yahweh, If Adonai, Elohim' which was recorded by the three biblical redactors, who rewrote and added to oral traditions as they recorded them.
Like other literary prophets, he has his own vision of the Day of Adonai, (3) which includes the following prediction that deserves a very close reading: And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out My spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions; and also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out My spirit (Joel 3:1-2).
Rezene Adonai, Secretary of PFDJ in the region, reminded associations to strengthen their organization and diligently engage in soil and water conservation, reforestation, maintaining roads as well as environmental protection and commended the participation of inhabitants of the region in development programs and popular resistance.
When it comes to Elohim or Adonai in the Hebrew Bible, the appellations occupy a central meaning rather than replacing the name of God.
6:4--a devout Jew will substitute the word adonai, "Lord," for "Yahweh," out of reverence for the proper name of God).
Israel was our first home," Aaron Morales, pastor of Christian Adonai Church in Van Nuys, "and it's still our home.
He was immediately given leave to stay with wife Ranjana, 33, daughter Ruhaani, six, and sons Rabboni, five, and Adonai, three.
And ADONAI guides him through the forests filled with seven holy spirits of the lord to gather the armor of God from the variety of animals that serve as watchmen of God.