The Attributes of God

Compiled by Patricia A. Psooy
With Mary Lou Sellen

K.J.V./N.I.V./N.A.S.B./Amp. Bible 

I am that I am, Yahweh, The Lord, Jehovah

Self-Existent, manifested and revealed
Ex 3:14; Gn 4:1

The God of heaven, The God of heaven and earth, The God of all the earth, The God of Truth
Ne 1:4; Gn. 24:3; Is 54:5;, Is 65:16

The Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last, who is forever praised
Rv 21:6;  Is 44:6; Rm 1:25

Worthy of glory, honor and power, the LORD of heaven and earth, the LORD of all the earth
Rv 4:11; Mt 11:25; Jh 3:11

Adonai-Jehovah;  Lord GOD, Sovereign LORD, Master

Gn 15:2

The Majesty, enthroned above the circle of the earth, enthroned on high, enthroned in heaven
He 1:3; Is 40:22; Ps 113:5; Ps 2:4

Enthroned in Zion, enthroned above the cherubim, enthroned upon the praises of Israel    
Ps 9:11; Ps 99:1; Ps 22:3

Enthroned over the flood, enthroned as King forever, A Great God, and a Great King above all gods
Ps 29:10; Ps 55:19; Ps 95:3

Elohim; God, Strong and Faithful, Three in One

Jehovah-Elohim; LORD God

Gn 1:1; Gn 2:4

The Godhead, The Deity, The Almighty, The Lord Almighty, The Lord God Almighty
Ac 17:29; Cl 2:9; Ps 91:1;  Jr 32:18; Rv 4:8

A God of Love, The True God, The Living God, The Blessed God, The Only God
1 Jn 4:16; Jr 10:10; 1 Tm 1:11; 1 Tm 1:17

The Only True God, The Only Wise God, The God of all Grace; The God of Hope
Jn 17:3; Rm 16:27; 1 Pt 5:10; Rm 15:13

El-Shaddai ; Almighty God, God Almighty, All Sufficient, Nourisher, Giver of Strength

Gn 17:1

The Mighty One, The Mighty One of Israel, The Mighty One of Jacob, The Light of Israel
 Ps 50:1; Is 1:24; Is 60:16; Is 10:17

Clothed with splendor and majesty, The LORD on high, Robed in majesty, Armed with strength
Ps 104:1; Ps 93:1, 4

In whom and with whom nothing is impossible, Invincible, Immutable, Unchanging
Elk 1:37; Pr 21:30; Ml 3:6 

El-Olam; The Everlasting God, The Eternal God

Gn 21:33

The King, Eternal, Immortal, Invisible, Infallible, Spirit, Omniscient, All Knowing
1 Tm 1:17; Ps 18:30; Jn 4:24; He 4:13

Who sits on the throne and who lives for ever and ever, Who is, and who was, and who is to come
Rv 1:4; Rv 4:9; Rv 4:8

Unfathomable, Incorruptible, Heaven is His throne, The earth is His footstool
Is 40:28; Rm 11:33; Dt 32:4; Jm 1:13; Is 66:1

El-Elyon; The Most High God, God Most High

Gn 14:18

The God who reigns, The God who gives life to the dead and calls things that are not as though they were
Is 52:7;  Rm 4:17

The mountains melt like wax before Him, The heavens declare His glory, Angels do His bidding
Ps 97:5; Ps 19:1; Ps 103:20

The Great King, The Eternal King, The King of heaven, King of the nations, King of the ages
Ps 48:2; Jr 10:10;  Dn 3:37;  Rv 15:3

Prince of the host, Ancient of Days,  Prince of princes, King of kings and Lord of lords
Dn 8:11; Dn 7:9; Dn 8:25; 1 Tm 6:15

Jehovah-Elyon; The LORD Most High

Ps 7:17

The Most High, The Blessed One, The Blessed and Only Ruler, The Ruler of all things
Lk 1:35; Mk 14:61; 1 Tm 6:15; 1 Ch 29:12

The God of the spirits of the prophets, A God of order, Sovereign, Incomparable
Rv 22:6; 1 Co 14:33; Dn 4:25; Is 46:5; Ep 1:19

The Exalted God,  Exalted among the nations;  Exalted in the earth; Greatly Exalted 
Mc 6:6;  Ps 46:10;  Ps 47:9

Highly Exalted, Exalted in power, Exalted as Head over all, Exalted far above all gods
Ex 15:1; Jb 37:23; 1 Ch 29:11; Ps 97:9

Jehovah-Hayah; The Self-Sufficient LORD


Pr 30:4

The Creator, The Creator of the ends of the earth, The Possessor and Creator of heaven and earth 
1 Pt 4:19; Is 40:28; Gn 14:22

Omnipotent, All Powerful, Omnipresent, All in all, Omniscience, All Creative
Jr 32:1; Jr 23:24; Ep 4:6; Gn 1:1; RV 4:11

The Maker of heaven and earth, The Architect, Builder and Maker, The Maker of all things
Ps 121:2; He 11:10; Ps 127:1; Ec 11:5

 

Jehovah-Hoseena; The LORD our Maker


Ps 95:6

The God of the covenant promises, The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, The God of our fathers  
Gn 9:9-11; Gn 17:2; Ac 3:13

The God of Israel, The Fear of Isaac, The Pride of Jacob, The God of the armies of Israel
Is 24:15; Gn 31:42; Am 8:7; 1 Sm 17:45

The Sword of Israel’s majesty, The God of the Hebrews, The God of the spirits of all flesh  
Dt 33:29; Ex 3:18;  Nu 27:16 

Jehovah-Eloheena ;  The LORD our God 

Ps 99:5

The God of all mankind, The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, The God of the living
 Jr 32:27; Rm 15:6; Ep 1:17; Mk 12:27

The Father of our spirits, The Living Father, A Father to the fatherless, A Defender of widows   
He 12:9; Jn 6:57; Ps 68:5

Our Father in heaven, Heavenly Father, Abba Father, Husband, Friend   
Mt 6:9;  Mt 5:48;  Rm 8:15 ;  Is 54:5; Jr 3:14 ;  Ex 33:11; Pr 18:24 

Jehovah-Elohay ;  The LORD my God 

Zc 14:5

My God, My Lord and God, My God in whom I trust, My God forever and ever
 Ps 118:28; Rv 4:11; Ps 91:2; Ps 48:14

My Song, My Light and my Salvation, My Rear Guard, My Glory, The Lifter of my head
Ps 118:14; Ps 27:1; Is 52:12; Ps 3:3

My Father, Savior, Redeemer, Deliverer, Defender, Protector, Avenger
Is 63:16; Ps 42:5; Is 43:14; Ps 18:2; Pr 23:11; Ps 32:7; Ps 18:47

Jehovah-Mekadeshkem; The LORD who sanctifies

Ex 31:13

The True and Faithful Witness, The God who searches the hearts and minds of men, Humbles and exalts
Jr 42:5; Jr 17:10; 1 Sm 2:7

Hardens, disciplines, tests, refines, teaches, instructs, inspires, encourages
Rm 9:18; Dt 8:5; Jm 1:12; Zc 13:9; Ps 32:8; 2 Tm 3:16; Ps 10:17

God our Father, One God and Father of all, Who is over all and through all and in all   
Rm 1:7; Ep 4:6

Jehovah-Ahavah; The LORD of Love


Is 63:9

The LORD, the Compassionate and Gracious God, Slow to anger, Abounding in Love and Faithfulness, Maintaining love to thousands, Forgiving wickedness, rebellion and sin, Yet He does not leave the guilty unpunished
Ex 34:6, 7

His love reaches to the heavens, His faithfulness reaches to the skies, His righteousness is like the mighty mountains
Ps 36:5, 6

He is Faithful to all His promises and Loving toward all He has made, He is near to all who call upon Him 
Ps 145:13;  Ps 145:18 

Jehovah-Chesed; The LORD of Mercy


DT 4:31

A Good God, A Patient God, A Kind God, A Gentle God, A Forgiving God
Ps 107:1; 2 Pt 3:9; Ep 2:7; Is 40:11; Ne 9:17

The God who remembers, receives, reconciles, restores, revives and rewards
 Ps 98:3; Ps 27:10; 2 Co 5:18, 19: 1 Pt 5:10; Is 57:15; He 11:6

His mercies are new every morning, With Him a day is like a thousand years, a thousand years are like a day
Lm 3:22, 23; 2 Pt 3: 8

He wants none to perish, but all to come to repentance
2 Pt 3:9

Jehovah-Tsedek; The LORD of Justice

Is 30:18

The Rock, The Everlasting Rock, The Rock of Ages, The Rock of our Salvation, The Judge
Dt 32:4; Is 26:4; Ps 95:1; Jg 11:27

A Righteous Judge, An Upright Judge, The Judge of all the earth, The Judge of all men
Ps 7:11; Ps 75:2; Gn 18:25; He 12:23

One Lawgiver and Judge, Who alone is to be feared, The High and Lofty One
Jm 4:12; Ps 76:7; Mt 10:28; Is 57:15

His justice is like the great deep, His Word is flawless, powerful and eternal   
Ps 36: 6; Pr 30:5; He 4:12; Ps 119:89

Jehovah-NiCad; The LORD of Prophesy


Is 42:9

The Spirit of the LORD, The Spirit of wisdom, understanding, council, power, knowledge and the fear of the Lord
Is 11:2

A God of signs and symbols, The God who ordains and establishes
Gn 9:12-17; He 2:4; 1 Pt 3:20, 21; Ps 8:2; Gn 17:7

The God who makes known the end from the beginning, from ancient times, what is to still to come
Is 46:10

Jehovah-Kavod; The LORD of Glory

Ps 99:9

The God of Glory, The Great God, The God of gods and Lord of lords
Ac 7:2; Dt 10:17

From Him and through Him and to Him are all things, His is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever
Rm 11:36; Mt 6:13

Greatly to be feared, Wonderful in counsel, Magnificent in wisdom, Perfect in knowledge
Ps 89:7; Ps 90:11; Is 28:29; Jb 37:16

Infinite in understanding, Majestic in Power, Excellent in greatness, Divine in nature
Ps 147:5; Ex 15: 6; Ps 150:2; Rm 1:20

Jehovah-Or; The LORD of Light

Ps 89:15; Ps 104:2; 1 Tm 6:16

Resplendent with light, Majestic, Perfect Light in whom is no darkness, The LORD who reigns   
Ps 76:4 1 Jn 1:5 Ps 97:1; 99:1

The Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning, The Giver of every good and perfect gift   Jm 1:17

Great in Name, Perfect in Beauty, Great and Marvelous, Gracious and Merciful
1 Sm 12:22; Ps 50:2; Rv 15:3; Ne 9:31

Holy and Glorious, Full of Compassion, Loving kindness, Goodness and Mercy forever
Is 63:15; Ps 116:5; Ps 63:3; Ps 100:5

Jehovah-Kadosh; The Holy LORD

Ps 24:8

A Holy God, A Pure God, A Perfect God, The God who satisfies, The God who cares
Lv 19:2;Hk 1:13; Mt 5:48; Ps 103:5; 1 Pt 5:7

The Holy One, Holy, Holy, Holy , Worthy to be praised , The Holy One of Israel
Ps 22:3; Is 6:3; Ps 18:3; 2 Ki 19:22

Majestic in Holiness, Awesome in Glory, The Glory of Israel, The Majestic Glory 
Ex 15:11; 1 Sm 15:29; 2 Pt 1:17

Jehovah-Anna; The LORD whose name is Jealous

 
Ex 20:5; Ex 34:14

The God of hosts, The God who laughs at the plans of the wicked and rebukes the nations in His anger;
Am 5:27; Ps 2:1-6; 37:13

A Jealous God,  A Zealous God ,  An Awesome God ,  A Just God , A Righteous God
Dt 4:24; Ec 39:25; Ps 68:35; 2 Th 1:6; Ps 11:7

A God of Retribution, A God of Vengeance , A God of Wrath,; A Faithful God, A Giving God
Jr 51:56; Na 1:2; Dt 32:4; Rm 8:32

Jehovah-Saboath; The LORD of Hosts

1 Sm 1:3

The Hope of Israel, The Portion of Jacob, The King of Israel, The Shepherd of Israel  
Jr 14:8; Jr 10:16; Zp 3:15; Ps 80:1

A Mighty Warrior, A Mighty God, Mighty in power, Mighty in battle    
Is 42:13; Jr 20:11; Ps 93:4; Ps 147:5; Ps 24:8

Mighty to save, A Consuming Fire, A Wall of Fire, A Devouring Fire
 Zp 3:17; Dt 4:24; Is 10:17; Is 30:27; He 12:29; Zc 2:5; Dt 9:3

The Victor, The Breaker, The God who breaks down gates of bronze and cuts through bars of iron  
Pr 21:31; Ps 107:16; Is 45:2

Jehovah-Magen    The LORD our Shield

Gn 15:1

Our Sustainer, Our Judge, Our Lawgiver, Our King, Our Exceedingly Great Reward 
Ps 54:4; Is 46:4; Is 33:22; Ge 15:1

Our Witness, The Horn of our salvation, Our Stronghold, A Strong Tower, A Tower of refuge  
Rm 1:9;  Ps 18:2;  Ps 61:3; Pr 18:10

A Secure Fortress, A Sanctuary, A Sun and Shield , A Very Present Help in trouble
Pr 14:26; Ek 11:16; Ps 84:11; Ps 46:1

A God of Joy, A God of Freedom, A God of Mercy, A God of Refuge, A God of Rest
Ps 16:11; Jm 1:25; Dn 9:9; Ps 27:5; He 4:9

Jehovah-Jirah; The LORD our Provider

Gn 22:14; Pp 4:19

The Rock of Israel, A God of wonders and miracles, blessing and abundance
Gn 49:24;  Ex 15:11;  Ps 77:14;  Ep 1:3; Ps 65:9-13

The God who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think     
Ep 3:20

My Help, My Confidence, My Portion, My True Pasture, My Fruitfulness
Pr 3:26;  Ps 33:20;  Ps 73:26;  Jr 50:7; Ho 14:8

Jehovah-Nissi; The LORD our Banner;
Ex 17:15; 1 Co 15:57


The God who does not slumber nor sleep ,The God who does not grow tired or weary ,A Man of War
 Ps 121:3, 4; Is 40:28; Ex 15:3

A Destroyer, The God who comes and will not be silent, The God who does not lie
Jr 51:56; Ps 50:3; Is 29:6; Nm 23:19; Tt 1:2

The God who thunders, The God who thunders with power and majesty, The God who roars        
Jb 37:4, 5; Ps 29: 3, 4; Am 1:2

The God who rescues, protects, defends, honors, avenges, guards, keeps and preserves
Ps 91:14; Ps 72:4; Ps 91:15; Ps 94:1; Ps 121:8

Jehovah-Raah; The LORD our Shepherd

Ps 23:1; Jn 10:7-16

The Holy Father, The Righteous Father, The Father of Compassion and God of all Comfort
Jn 17:11; Jn 17:25; 2 Co 1:3

The Everlasting Arms, The Father, God the Father, The Glorious Father, The Father of Glory
Dt 33:27; Jr 3:19; Jn 1:14;  Tt 1:4;  Ep 1:17

The Potter, The Vinedresser, Who Confides, Reveals, Leads us, Teaches us to profit
Is 64:8; Jn 15:1; Ps 25:14; 1 Co 2:10; Is 48:17

Jehovah-Rapha; The LORD our Healer

Ex 15:26; Mt 8:16, 17

The God who redeems, delivers, saves, heals, pardons, purifies, and cleanses
Ps 49:15; Ps 34:17; Ps 68:20;  Ps 103:3; Is 55:7; 1 Jn 1:7, 9

Our Hope, Our Lamp, Our Light, Our Guide, Our Counselor, Our Comforter
Ps 71:5; 2 Sm 22:29; Mc 7:8; Ps 73:24; Ps 71:21

Our Helper, Our Keeper, The Shade upon our right hand, Our Joy, Our Strength
He 13:6; Ps 121:5; Ps 4:7; Ps 59:9

Jehovah-Shalom ; The LORD our Peace

Jg 6:24; Ep 2:14

Our Rock, Our Mighty Rock, Our Rock in whom we take refuge, Our Hiding Place
Ps 92:15; Ps 62:7; Ps 18:2; Ps 32:7

Our Dwelling Place, Our Shelter, Our Resting Place, Our Refuge and our Fortress 
Ps 90:1; Ps 61:3; Ps 62:1; Ps 91:2

The God of the lonely, the poor and the stranger, The God of the weak and the weary 
Ps 68:6; Lv 23:22; Is 40:29-31

The God who daily bears our burdens, The God near to the brokenhearted and those who are crushed in spirit
Ps 68:19; Ps 34:18

Jehovah-Shammah  The LORD with us

Ek 48:35; Mt 28:20

The God who watches , The God who sees, The God who hears, The God who speaks
Ps 145:20; Gn 16:13; Ps 10:17; Is 30:21

The God who answers, The God who answers before we call, and hears while we are yet speaking
Is 58:9; Is 65:24

The God who takes great delight in us, Who quiets us with His love and rejoices over us with singing
Zp 3:17

The God who never leaves us, Who fellowships with us, summons us by name and call us His own     
He 13:5; 1 Jn 1:3, 7; Is 43:1

Jehovah-Tsidkenu; The LORD our Righteousness

Jr 23:6; 2; Co 5:21

One LORD , The LORD of the harvest, The LORD of Peace, The Savior of all men
 Dt 6:4; Mt 9:38; 2 Th 3:16; 1 Tm 4:10

The God of Life, The Light of Life, The God of Peace, A God of Strength
Dt 30:19, 20; Jb 33:30; He 13:20; Is 41:10

God our Savior, The God of our Salvation, The Upright One, The Righteous One   
1 Tm 2:3; 1 Ch 16:35;  Is 26:7; Is 24:16

Saving Grace, Abundant grace, The Fountain of Living Waters, The Fountain of Life
Ep 2:6-8;  2 Co 9:8;  Jr 2:13;  Ps 36:9