Most High

Most High

The usual translation of a Hebrew adjective meaning “high” or “exalted,” when applied to God. This becomes a name for God in the OT (Ps 7:17; Ps 21:7; Ps 91:1), and appears also in the NT (Mark 5:7; Luke 1:32; Acts 7:48).

Ps 7:17

17I will give to the Lord the thanks due to his righteousness,
and sing praise to the name of the Lord, the Most High.

Ps 21:7

7For the king trusts in the Lord,
and through the steadfast love of the Most High he shall not be moved.

Ps 91:1

Assurance of God's Protection
1You who live in the shelter of the Most High,
who abide in the shadow of the Almighty,

Mark 5:7

7and he shouted at the top of his voice, “What have you to do with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I adjure you by God, do not torment me.”

Luke 1:32

32He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give to him the throne of his ancestor David.

Acts 7:48

48Yet the Most High does not dwell in houses made with human hands; as the prophet says,

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