El Shaddai

El Shaddai (El shad´i)

A name for God used in stories of the patriarchs. Outside of those passages (Gen 17:1; Gen 28:3; Gen 35:11; Gen 43:14; Gen 48:3; Exod 6:3), it occurs only in Ezek 10:5. It is sometimes translated “the Almighty.” See also El.

Gen 17:1

The Sign of the Covenant
1When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram, and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameles ... View more

Gen 28:3

3May God Almighty bless you and make you fruitful and numerous, that you may become a company of peoples.

Gen 35:11

11God said to him, “I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall come from you, and kings shall spring from you.

Gen 43:14

14may God Almighty grant you mercy before the man, so that he may send back your other brother and Benjamin. As for me, if I am bereaved of my children, I am be ... View more

Gen 48:3

3And Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at Luz in the land of Canaan, and he blessed me,

Exod 6:3

3I appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob as God Almighty, but by my name ‘The Lord’ I did not make myself known to them.

Ezek 10:5

5The sound of the wings of the cherubim was heard as far as the outer court, like the voice of God Almighty when he speaks.

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