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  El (god) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Levant as a whole, El or Il was the supreme god, the father of mankind and all creatures and the husband of the Goddess Asherah as attested in the tablets of Ugarit.
For the Canaanites, El or Il was the supreme god, the father of mankind and all creatures.
Ēl is brother to the god Bethel, to Dagon, and to an unknown god equated with the Greek Atlas, and to the goddesses Aphrodite/’Ashtart, Rhea (presumably Asherah, and Dione (equated with Ba’alat Gebal.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/El_(god)   (4023 words)

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El Yeshurun - The God of Yeshurun: (Deuteronomy 33:26).
Elohay Elohim - God Of Gods: (Deuteronomy 10:17).
Elah Yerush'lem - God of Jerusalem: (Ezra 7:19).
www.acns.com /~mm9n/names/names.htm   (1943 words)

 God - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
God is usually held to have the properties of holiness (separate from sin and incorruptible), justice (fair, right, and true in all His judgments), sovereignty (unthwartable in His will), omnipotence (all-powerful), omniscience (all-knowing), omni benevolence (all-loving), omnipresence (present everywhere at the same time), and immortality (eternal and everlasting).
However, while God is the Lord of Maya and she (ie, Maya) is always under His control, living beings (jīva, in the sense of humans) are the servants of Maya (in the form of ignorance).
God as the ultimate logician - God may be defined as the only entity, by definition, possessing the ability to reduce an infinite number of logical equations having an infinite number of variables and an infinite number of states to minimum form instantaneously.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/God   (7477 words)

 Names of God in Judaism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In awe at the sacredness of the names of God, and as a means of showing respect and reverence for them, the scribes of sacred texts took pause before copying them, and used terms of reverence so as to keep the true name of God concealed.
God is presented as a living God, as contrasted with the lifeless gods of the heathen: God is presented as the source and author of life (compare 1 Kings 18; Isaiah 41:26–29, 44:6–20; Jeremiah 10:10, 14; Genesis 2:7; and so forth)
In this theory God is seen as inhabiting a mythical holy mountain: a concept not unknown in ancient near eastern mythology (see El), and also evident in the Syriac Christian writings of Ephrem the Syrian, who places Eden on an inaccessible mountaintop.
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 Jehová   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Before Moses' encounter with God in the Midianite desert, God was known generally as the God of the Fathers.
The word El in the Bible is often a reference to deity as opposed to the particular historical revelation associated with the name "Yahweh".
Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
www.jehova.net /jehova1.htm   (1289 words)

 Where did the word “GOD” originate?
GOD - The English word God is identical with the Anglo-Saxon word for “good,” and therefore it is believed that the name God refers to the divine goodness.
Names with ‘el’ as one of their components were common in the Near East in the second millennium B. The names Methusael in Genesis 4:18 and Ishmael Genesis 16:11 come from a very early period.
Names with ‘el’ as one of their components were common in the Near East in the second millennium B. In the Mosaic period, ‘el’ was synonymous with the Lord who delivered the Israelites from bondage in Egypt.
www.bibleanswerstand.org /God.htm   (5659 words)

Yahweh is primarily portrayed as a god who promises to provide his devotees with a land of their own upon which they may live and prosper.
It appears that we have some variation with regard to the characteristics of El’s pantheon--one which shares many of the dynamic qualities of Canaanite myth (Psalm 29), while another that may be described as presenting the cosmic adminstrative rule of El by his sons.
El's historic presence with them is shown by their past victories and by the fierceness of their armies.
www.biblicalheritage.org /God/el-goi.htm   (2642 words)

 The Names of God
El is linguistically equivalent to the Moslem "Allah," but the attributes of Allah in Islam are entirely different from those of the God of the Hebrews.
Since God is referred to as "echad" in the same way as man and woman are referred to as "echad" this heavily implies that the oneness of marriage reflects the oneness of God.
Isaiah 45:15 you are a God, the /god of Israel, a Savior.
www.ldolphin.org /Names.html   (8721 words)

 Names Of God
El is the simple form arising from Elohim, and is often combined with other words for descriptive emphasis.
El Yisrael - The God Of Israel: (Psalm 68:35).
El Olam - The God Of Eternity (Genesis 21:33).
www.allaboutgod.com /names-of-god.htm   (935 words)

 EL ROI--THE GOD WHO CONTINUALLY SEES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This name of The God is the translation of the second person singular pronoun and two Hebrew nouns in close proximity without a verb for emphatic expression.
El Roi sees the differentiation between the most difficult things in life, He even discerns between the reflections and the intentions of every heart.
The Word of the oath of God that shuts out humans because of faithlessness is as valid and effective today as It was when The God spoke to the children of Israel at Kadesh-Barnea and shut them out of the Promised Land.
www.happyheralds.org /ELROI.htm   (3431 words)

It is a plural form, but "The usage of the language gives no support to the supposition that we have in the plural form Elohim, applied to the God of Israel, the remains of an early polytheism, or at least a combination with the higher spiritual beings" (Kautzsch).
Gen., xxi, 42, 53, where God is called "the fear of Isaac", Is., viii, 13, and Ps.
Instead of the rendering "judges" he suggests the translation "God", as witness of a lawsuit, as giver of decisions on points of law, or as dispenser of oracles; for the rendering "angels" he substitutes "the gods of the heathen", which, in later post-exilic times, fell to a lower rank.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05393a.htm   (1212 words)

 El Roi - God Who Sees
Thus want of confidence in God leads us to wander far from him; but if through simple faith in his promise, we cast each burden as it comes upon him, and are "careful for nothing" because he undertakes to care for us, it will keep us close to him, and strengthen us against much temptation.
Hagar's wilderness experience brought her face-to-face with God and taught her that "I AM" is the living God who SEES our plight and HEARS our cry when we hurt.
HE IS OVER ME that wonderfully accentuates the truth that since God is ever watching over you, He is ever able to keep you, a wonderful truth that can bring great comfort to your heart and soul.
preceptaustin.org /el_roi_-_god_who_sees.htm   (3342 words)

 pagan names,Elohim v. God,Adonai,Lord,Baal,G-d,el,elah,eloah   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
"YHVH your God is God of gods and Lord of lords".
Indeed, the Titles 'God' and 'Lord' were also given to pagan idols and systematically, it became regarded as NAMES for the idols.
In the same way, we cannot say "God" is a pagan title because idol worshippers claimed the same title for their idols - or any other title for that matter.
www.revelations.org.za /Elohim.htm   (3140 words)

 The Nuwau-Bu Page-The God Concept ?
These Tablets Had The Most High El, Who Is Also Known As ANU, Meaning " Heaven" And He Had Appointed One Of His Sons NUNAMNIR Known as ENLIL, Meaning EL- " God Of The Heaven" And His Son NUDIMMUD Known As ENQI Who Is " God Of The Earth".
The Very Word God Itself Comes From The Bible Name Of The Seventh Son Of Jacob Called Gad Pr onounced Gawd (Genesis 30:11) Which Would Be God And Means A Troop Which Would Be A Group Of Beings.
This Kind Of God Who Referred To As We, Us, And I In The Scriptures, Yet Taught As A Single One God Cannot Not And Is Not The A ll.
www2.gsu.edu /~phpgls/god.htm   (1932 words)

 El Shaddai, the Lord God Almighty
Even churches reject the truths revealed to Job -- that God created the universe, hung the planets in space, positioned the stars in their galaxies, and breathed life into man.
Holy God, to whom all praise is due.
Almighty Sovereign God, my strength and my Life, train me to walk with you as an ambassador and servant of your heavenly kingdom.
www.crossroad.to /Victory/names/almighty.htm   (1052 words)

 Neighborhood Link - Church of God, Beth-EL
If you would like to meet with people who are trying to learn and act upon the truth of God, you are encouraged to meet with the Church of God, Beth-El.
We teach and keep God's weekly Sabbath Days according to the teaching of the Holy Bible.
We attempt to grant all prayer requests whether by mail, telephone, e-mail,courier, personal contact or other means.
www.neighborhoodlink.com /org/cogbeth-el   (271 words)

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