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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Name of God

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By this term we are to understand:

1, God himself (Psalms 20:1)

2, his titles peculiar to himself (Exodus 3:13-14);

3, his word (Psalms 5:11 : Acts 9:15);

4, his works (Psalms 8:1);

5, his worship (Exodus 20:24);

6, his perfections and excellences (Exodus 34:6; John 17:26). The properties or qualities of this name are these:

1, a glorious name (Psalms 72:17);

2, transcendent and incomparable (Revelation 19:16);

3, powerful (Philippians 2:10);

4, holy and reverend (Psalms 111:9);

5, awful to the wicked;

6, perpetual (Isaiah 55:13). See Hannam, Anal. Comp. page 20.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Name of God'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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