Who is God according to the Bible?

(Psalm 83:18) May people know that you, whose name is Jehovah, You alone are the Most High over all the earth.
(Psalm 100:3) Know that Jehovah is God. He is the one who made us, and we belong to him. We are his people and the sheep of his pasture.
(Isaiah 42:8) I am Jehovah. That is my name; I give my glory to no one else, Nor my praise to graven images.
(Romans 10:13) For “everyone who calls on the name of Jehovah will be saved.”
(Hebrews 3:4) Of course, every house is constructed by someone, but the one who constructed all things is God.
(Isaiah 40:26) “Lift up your eyes to heaven and see. Who has created these things? It is the One who brings out their army by number; He calls them all by name. Because of his vast dynamic energy and his awe-inspiring power, Not one of them is missing.

Jehovah God: the name of God in the Bible is Jehovah

Jehovah is God’s name according to the Bible. God’s name Jehovah appears more than 7000 times in the Hebrew and Greek Scriptures. What is the meaning of God’s name Jehovah? Is Jehovah the right pronunciation of God’s name? In what Bible translations we can find God’s name Jehovah?

How can you learn more about God?

(Joshua 1:8) This book of the Law should not depart from your mouth, and you must read it in an undertone day and night, in order to observe carefully all that is written in it; for then your way will be successful and then you will act wisely.
(Nehemiah 8:8) And they continued reading aloud from the book, from the Law of the true God, clearly explaining it and putting meaning into it; so they helped the people to understand what was being read.
(Psalm 1:1-3) Happy is the man who does not walk according to the advice of the wicked And does not stand on the path of sinners And does not sit in the seat of scoffers.  2 But his delight is in the law of Jehovah, And he reads His law in an undertone day and night.  3 He will be like a tree planted by streams of water, A tree that produces fruit in its season, The foliage of which does not wither. And everything he does will succeed.
(Acts 8:30, 31) Philip ran alongside and heard him reading aloud Isaiah the prophet, and he said: “Do you actually know what you are reading?” 31 He said: “Really, how could I ever do so unless someone guided me?” So he urged Philip to get on and sit down with him.
(Romans 1:20) For his invisible qualities are clearly seen from the world’s creation onward, because they are perceived by the things made, even his eternal power and Godship, so that they are inexcusable.
(1 Timothy 4:15) Ponder over these things; be absorbed in them, so that your advancement may be plainly seen by all people.
(Hebrews 10:24, 25) And let us consider one another so as to incite to love and fine works, 25 not forsaking our meeting together, as some have the custom, but encouraging one another, and all the more so as you see the day drawing near.
(James 1:5) So if any one of you is lacking in wisdom, let him keep asking God, for he gives generously to all and without reproaching, and it will be given him.

How can we draw close to Jehovah God?

According to the Bible, God’s word, we can really draw close to Jehovah God. But how? Find the answer in the following Bible Scripture: “(James 4:8) Draw close to God, and he will draw close to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you indecisive ones.”
“(Acts 17:27) so that they would seek God , if they might grope for him and really find him, although, in fact, he is not far off from each one of us.”
“(Philippians 1:9) And this is what I continue praying, that your love may abound still more and more with accurate knowledge and full discernment;”
“(1 John 5:3) For this is what the love of God means, that we observe his commandments; and yet his commandments are not burdensome,”
We can also pray to our heavenly father, Jehovah God. And he will listen: “(Psalm 65:2) O Hearer of prayer, to you people of all sorts will come.”

How do we benefit from drawing close to Jehovah God?

We can benefit greatly from drawing close to God:

(Proverbs 3:5, 6) Trust in Jehovah with all your heart, And do not rely on your own understanding.  6 In all your ways take notice of him, And he will make your paths straight.
(John 17:3) This means everlasting life, their coming to know you, the only true God, and the one whom you sent, Jesus Christ.
(James 1:5) So if any one of you is lacking in wisdom, let him keep asking God, for he gives generously to all and without reproaching, and it will be given him.

God’s name Jehovah according to the Bible

According to God’s word, the Bible, Jehovah is the personal name of the only true God. Jehovah’s self-designation. Jehovah is according to the Bible the creator of the universe. Including our earth, human kind and animals. Because of this, Jehovah God is the Sovereign Ruler of the universe.

Jehovah is a Translation from Hebrew

“Jehovah” is a Translation from Hebrew to English. In the Hebrew language we can read for God’s name the Hebrew Tetragrammaton, יהוה. This four Hebrew letters are represented in English and in many other languages (for example German) by the letters JHVH or YHWH.

The meaning of God’s name Jehovah

The name Jehovah has a meaning. In English Jehovah means “He Causes to Become.”

Is Jehovah is the right pronunciation for God’s name?

 

The Catholic Encyclopedia [1913, Vol. VIII, p. 329] states: “Jehovah, the proper name of God in the Old Testament; hence the Jews called it the name by excellence, the great name, the only name.” Not everybody think , that Jehovah is the right pronunciation of God’s name. But Jehovah is the most common pronunciation of God’s name in the English language. All around the world. And similar in many other languages. For example in German: Jehova.

Jehovah’s Witnesses make God’s name known. Like Jesus Christ

Jehovah’s Witnesses follow Jesus Christ. Jehovah’s Witnesses are Christians. Jesus Christ said according to the Bible: “I have made your name known to them and will make it known” (The Bible, John 17:26). Jehovah’s Witnesses also make God’s name known to the people they preach. In hundreds of lands and territories.

God’s name Jehovah in different Bible translations

Info from God’s words, the Bible, about about Jehovah God

We can find God’s name Jehovah in different translations of the Bible. Also God’s name Jehovah appears more than 7000 times in the Bible, not every Translation of the Bible uses God’s name Jehovah.

God’s name Jehovah in the New World Translation (from Jehovah’s Witnesses)

God’s name Jehovah is used in the easy to read and very accurate Bible Translation “New World Translation of the holy Scriptures”. New world Translation of the holy Scriptures is a Bible in modern language. Translated in more than 160 languages (as a full Translation or in part) from Jehovah’s Witnesses. We can find God’s name Jehovah in the Hebrew and the Christian Greek Scriptures. In the New World Translation of the holy Scriptures from Jehovah’s Witnesses God’s name Jehovah appears 7,210 times.

God’s name Jehovah in The Bible in Living English, S. T. Byington

God’s name Jehovah is used throughout the Hebrew Scriptures in this Bible Translation

Jehovah in the Bible Translation The ‘Holy Scriptures’ translated by J. N. Darby

God’s name Jehovah is used throughout the Hebrew Scriptures. And in many footnotes on Christian Greek Scripture texts, beginning with Matthew 1:20.

Jehovah, God’s name, in the Bible Translation The Emphatic Diaglott, Benjamin Wilson

We can read God’s name Jehovah in this Bible Translation at Matthew 21:9 and in 17 other places. This Bible Translation is a translation of the Christian Greek Scriptures.

God’s name Jehovah in the literal Translation The Holy Bible translated by Robert Young

God’s name Jehovah is used in this literal Translation of the Bible throughout the Hebrew Scriptures.

We can find God’s name Jehovah in different Bible translations. For example in The New English Bible: God’s name Jehovah appears at Exodus 3:15; 6:3. See also Genesis 22:14; Exodus 17:15; Judges 6:24; Ezekiel 48:35. In the Revised Standard Version we can read in the footnote on Exodus 3:15 says: “The word LORD when spelled with capital letters, stands for the divine name, YHWH.”

God’s name Jehovah in the American Standard Version

We can find God’s name Jehovah consistently in the Hebrew Scriptures in this Translation of the Bible, beginning with Genesis 2:4.

Jehovah in Today’s English Version

In the footnote on Exodus 6:3 we can read: “THE LORD: . . . Where the Hebrew text has Yahweh, traditionally transliterated as Jehovah, this translation employs LORD with capital letters, following a usage which is widespread in English versions.”

God’s name Jehovah in the King James Version

God’s name Jehovah is found at Exodus 6:3; Psalm 83:18; Isaiah 12:2; 26:4. See also Genesis 22:14; Exodus 17:15; Judges 6:24.

Jehovah in the Douay Version

The explanation in the footnote on Exodus 6:3 says: “My name Adonai. The name, which is in the Hebrew text, is that most proper name of God, which signifieth his eternal, self-existing being, (Exod. 3, 14,) which the Jews out of reverence never pronounce; but, instead of it, whenever it occurs in the Bible, they read Adonai, which signifies the Lord; and, therefore, they put the points or vowels, which belong to the name Adonai, to the four letters of that other ineffable name, Jod, He, Vau, He. Hence some moderns have framed the name of Jehovah, unknown to all the ancients, whether Jews or Christians; for the true pronunciation of the name, which is in the Hebrew text, by long disuse is now quite lost.”

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Jehovah God

Jehovah’s Witnesses consider the Bible as God’s word. The word of Almighty God Jehovah. Jehovah’s Witnesses believe and teach what the Bible tell us about Jehovah. And as Witnesses of Jehovah the name of Almighty God, Jehovah, is even part of the name from Jehovah’s Witnesses. Like Jesus Christ Jehovah’s Witnesses use God’s name Jehovah. And make known the name of Jehovah God all over the world. In hundreds of languages. As part of what Jehovah’s Witnesses preach all over the world.

Jehovah God is “Rich in Mercy”

Jehovah God is good to all. And merciful. And the mercy of Jehovah is evident in all his works (The Bible, Psalms 145:9).

The illustration of the neighborly Samaritan in the Bible highlights a beautiful quality of Almighty God Jehovah: mercy. Mercy is a facet of God’s love. Jehovah displays mercy every day, when he deals with us.

Why does Jehovah show mercy?

Jehovah God loves it to be merciful. In fact, Jehovah God is “rich in mercy, because of his great love” (Ephesians 2:4-7).

Doing more for Jehovah brings happiness

A Witness of Jehovah remembered, as a child, how different both of her parents were, just in their happiness and in life in general because her mother were able to do more for Jehovah. About one year later her sister and she himself started with 10 years of age also to do more for Jehovah.