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Yahweh’s Name identifies His people

Deuteronomy 18:5-AV For Yahweh thy Elohim hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of Yahweh, him and his sons for ever.

Deuteronomy 28:10-AV And all the people of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of Yahweh; and they shall be afraid of thee.

2Chronicles 7:14-AV If my people, who are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land. {which…: Heb. upon whom my name is called}

Ezra 5:1-AV Then the prophets, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah the son of Iddo, prophesied to the Jews that [were] in Judah and Jerusalem in the name of the Elohim of Israel, [even] to them.

Psalms 61:5-AV For thou, O Elohim, hast heard my vows: thou hast given [me] the heritage of those that fear thy name.

Psalms 118:26-AV Blessed [be] he that cometh in the name of the Yahweh: we have blessed you out of the house of Yahweh.

Isaiah 43:6-AV I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;

Isaiah 43:7-AV [Even] every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; verily, I have made him.

Isaiah 52:6-AV Therefore my people shall know my name: therefore [they shall know] in that day that I [am] he that doth speak: behold, [it is] I.

Micah 4:5-AV For all people will walk every one in the name of his elohim, and we will walk in the name of Yahweh our Elohim for ever and ever.

Micah 5:4-AV And he shall stand and feed in the strength of the Yahweh, in the majesty of the name of Yahweh his Elohim; and they shall abide: for now shall he be great to the ends of the earth. {feed or, rule}

Yahweh’s Name represents Yahweh’s power and authority

Deuteronomy 18:19-AV And it shall come to pass, [that] whoever will not hearken to my words which he shall speak in my name, I will require [it] of him.

Psalms 118:10-AV All nations surrounded me: but in the name of Yahweh will I destroy them. {destroy…: Heb. cut them off}

Psalms 118:11-AV They surrounded me; yea, they surrounded me: but in the name of Yahweh I will destroy them.

Psalms 118:12-AV They surrounded me like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of Yahweh I will destroy them. {destroy: Heb. cut down}

Psalms 118:26-AV Blessed [be] he that cometh in the name of the Yahweh: we have blessed you out of the house of Yahweh.

Psalms 124:8-AV Our help [is] in the name of Yahweh, who made heaven and earth.

Proverbs 18:10-AV The name of Yahweh [is] a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. {safe: Heb. set aloft}

Jeremiah 11:21-AV Therefore thus saith Yahweh concerning the men of Anathoth, that seek thy life, saying, Prophesy not in the name of Yahweh, that thou die not by our hand:

Jeremiah 29:9-AV For they prophesy falsely to you in my name: I have not sent them, saith Yahweh. {falsely: Heb. in a lie}

Jeremiah 51:57-AV And I will make drunk her princes, and her wise [men], her captains, and her rulers, and her mighty men: and they shall sleep a perpetual sleep, and not wake, saith the King, whose name [is] Yahweh of hosts.

Ezekiel 39:7-AV So will I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not [let them] profane my holy name any more: and the nations shall know that I [am] Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.

Ezekiel 39:25-AV Therefore thus saith Yahweh Elohim; Now will I bring again the captivity of Jacob, and have mercy upon the whole house of Israel, and will be jealous for my holy name;

Ezekiel 43:8-AV In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their post by my posts, and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed: wherefore I have consumed them in my anger. {and the…: or, for there was but a wall between me and them}

Daniel 9:6-AV Neither have we hearkened to thy servants the prophets, who spoke in thy name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers, and to all the people of the land.

Amos 5:8-AV [Seek him] that maketh the seven stars and Orion, and turneth the shadow of death into the morning, and maketh the day dark with night: that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Yahweh [is] his name:

Amos 9:6-AV [It is] he that buildeth his chambers in the heaven, and hath founded his troop in the earth; he that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: Yahweh [is] his name. {stories: or, spheres: Heb. ascensions} {troop: or, bundle}

Yahweh’s Name signifies His presence

Exodus 23:21-AV Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name [is] in him.

Deuteronomy 12:5-AV But the place which Yahweh your Elohim shall choose out of all your tribes to put his name there, [even] his habitation shall ye seek, and there thou shalt come:

Deuteronomy 12:11-AV Then there shall be a place which Yahweh your Elohim shall choose to cause his name to dwell there; there shall ye bring all that I command you; your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, your tithes, and the heave offering of your hand, and all your choice vows which ye vow to Yahweh: {your choice…: Heb. the choice of your vows}

Deuteronomy 14:23-AV And thou shalt eat before Yahweh thy Elohim, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy grain, of thy wine, and of thy oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear Yahweh thy Elohim always.

Deuteronomy 14:24-AV And if the way is too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it; [or] if the place is too far from thee, which Yahweh thy Elohim shall choose to set his name there, when Yahweh thy Elohim hath blessed thee….

Deuteronomy 16:5-AV Thou mayest not sacrifice the passover within any of thy gates, which Yahweh thy Elohim giveth thee: {sacrifice: or, kill}

Deuteronomy 16:6-AV But at the place which Yahweh thy Elohim shall choose to place his name in, there thou shalt sacrifice the passover at evening, at the setting of the sun, at the time of thy departure from Egypt.

Deuteronomy 16:7-AV And thou shalt roast and eat [it] in the place which Yahweh thy Elohim shall choose: and thou shalt turn in the morning, and go to thy tents.

Deuteronomy 16:8-AV Six days thou shalt eat unleavened bread: and on the seventh day [shall be] a solemn assembly to Yahweh thy Elohim: [in it] thou shalt do no work. {solemn…: Heb. restraint}

Deuteronomy 16:9-AV Seven weeks shalt thou number to thee: begin to number the seven weeks from [the time when] thou beginnest [to put] the sickle to the grain.

Deuteronomy 16:10-AV And thou shalt keep the feast of weeks to Yahweh thy Elohim with a tribute of a freewill offering of thy hand, which thou shalt give [to Yahweh thy Elohim], according as Yahweh thy Elohim hath blessed thee: {a tribute: or, sufficiency}

Deuteronomy 16:11-AV And thou shalt rejoice before Yahweh thy Elohim, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy male, and female servant, and the Levite that [is] within thy gates, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, that [are] among you, in the place which Yahweh thy Elohim hath chosen to place his name there.

2Samuel 7:13-AV He shall build an house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.

1Kings 9:3-AV And Yahweh said to him, I have heard thy prayer and thy supplication, that thou hast made
before me: I have hallowed this house, which thou hast built, to put my name there for ever; and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

1Kings 11:36-AV And to his son will I give one tribe, that David my servant may have a light always before me in Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen for me to put my name there. {light: Heb. lamp, or, candle}

2Kings 21:4-AV And he built altars in the house of Yahweh, of which Yahweh said, In Jerusalem will I put my name.

2Kings 21:7-AV And he set a graven image of the idol that he had made in the house, of which Yahweh said to David, and to Solomon his son, In this house, and in Jerusalem, which I have chosen out of all tribes of Israel, will I put my name for ever:

2Kings 23:27-AV And Yahweh said, I will remove Judah also out of my sight, as I have removed Israel, and will reject this city Jerusalem which I have chosen, and the house of which I said, My name shall be there.

2Chronicles 7:16-AV For now have I chosen and sanctified this house, that my name may be there for ever: and my eyes and my heart shall be there perpetually.

Nehemiah 1:9-AV But [if] ye turn to me, and keep my commandments, and do them; though there were of you driven to the uttermost part of the heaven, [yet] will I gather them from there, and will bring them to the place that I have chosen to set my name there.

Psalms 75:1-AV
<> To thee, O Elohim, do we give thanks, [to thee] do we give thanks: for [that] thy name is near thy wondrous works declare. {Altaschith: or, Destroy not} {of: or, for}

Isaiah 18:7-AV In that time shall the present be brought to the Yahweh of hosts of a people scattered and stripped, and from a people terrible from their beginning to this time; a nation measured by line and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of Yahweh of hosts, the mount Zion. {scattered…: or, outspread and polished}

Yahweh’s Name reveals Yahweh’s true nature

Genesis 21:33-AV And [Abraham] planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of Yahweh, the everlasting Elohim.

Exodus 3:13-AV And Moses said to Elohim, Behold, [when] I come to the children of Israel, and shall say to them, The Elohim of your fathers hath sent me to you; and they shall say to me, What [is] his name? what shall I say to them?

Exodus 3:14-AV And Elohim said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM (YHWH in Original Hebrew Language): and he said, Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel, I AM (YHWH in Original Hebrew Language) hath sent me to you.

Exodus 3:15-AV And Elohim said moreover to Moses, Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel, Yahweh Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Abraham, the Elohim of Isaac, and the Elohim of Jacob, hath sent me to you: this [is] my name for ever, and this [is] my memorial to all generations.

Exodus 3:16-AV Go, and gather the elders of Israel together, and say to them, Yahweh Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, appeared to me, saying, I have surely visited you, and [seen] that which is done to you in Egypt:

Exodus 33:19-AV And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of Yahweh before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy.

Exodus 34:14-AV For thou shalt worship no other elohim: for Yahweh, whose name [is] Jealous, [is] a jealous Elohim:

1Chronicles 29:16-AV O Yahweh our Elohim, all this abundance that we have prepared to build thee an house for thy holy name [cometh] from thy hand, and [is] all thy own.

Psalms 48:10-AV According to thy name, O Elohim, so [is] thy praise to the ends of the earth: thy right hand is full of righteousness.

Psalms 106:8-AV Nevertheless he saved them for his name’s sake, that he might make his mighty power to be known.

Psalms 124:8-AV Our help [is] in the name of Yahweh, who made heaven and earth.

Proverbs 18:10-AV The name of Yahweh [is] a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe. {safe: Heb. set aloft}

Isaiah 63:16-AV Doubtless thou [art] our father, though Abraham be ignorant of us, and Israel acknowledge us not: thou, O Yahweh, [art] our father, our redeemer; thy name [is] from everlasting. {our redeemer…: or, our redeemer from everlasting is thy name}

Amos 4:13-AV For, lo, he that formeth the mountains, and createth the wind, and declareth to man what [is] his thought, that maketh the morning darkness, and treadeth upon the high places of the earth, Yahweh, The Elohim of hosts, [is] his name. {wind: or, spirit}

Yahweh’s Name is the greatest name

Yahweh’s Name endures forever

Psalms 135:13-AV Thy name, O Yahweh, [endureth] for ever; [and] thy memorial, O Yahweh, throughout all generations.

Yahweh’s Name is awesome

Deuteronomy 28:58-AV If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, Yahweh thy Elohim;

Psalms 99:3-AV Let them praise thy great and terrible name; [for] it [is] holy.

Psalms 111:9-AV He sent redemption to his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend [is] his name

Yahweh’s Name is Exalted

Psalms 138:2-AV I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy loving kindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word and thy name above all.

Psalms 148:13-AV Let them praise the name of Yahweh: for his name alone is excellent; his glory [is] above the earth and heaven. {excellent: Heb. exalted}

Yahweh’s Name is honourable

Deuteronomy 28:58-AV If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, Yahweh thy Elohim;

Nehemiah 9:5-AV Then the Levites, Jeshua, and Kadmiel, Bani, Hashabniah, Sherebiah, Hodijah, Shebaniah, [and] Pethahiah, said, Stand up [and] bless Yahweh your Elohim for ever and ever: and blessed be thy glorious name, which is exalted above all blessing and praise.

Psalms 66:2-AV Sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious.

Psalms 79:9-AV Help us, O Elohim of our salvation, for the glory of thy name: and deliver us, and purge away our sins, for thy name’s sake.

Yahweh’s Name is good and great

Psalms 52:9-AV I will praise thee for ever, because thou hast done [it]: and I will wait on thy name; for [it is] good before thy saints.

Psalms 54:6-AV I will freely sacrifice to thee: I will praise thy name, O Yahweh; for [it is] good.

Joshua 7:8-AV O Yahweh, what shall I say, when Israel turn their backs before their enemies! {backs: Heb. necks}

Joshua 7:9-AV For the Canaanites and all the inhabitants of the land shall hear [of it], and shall surround us, and cut off our name from the earth: and what wilt thou do to thy great name?

1Samuel 12:22-AV For Yahweh will not forsake his people for his great name’s sake: because it hath pleased Yahweh to make you his people.

2Chronicles 6:32-AV Moreover concerning the stranger, who is not of thy people Israel, but hath come from a distant country for thy great name’s sake, and thy mighty hand, and thy outstretched arm; if they come and pray in this house;

Psalms 76:1-AV <> In Judah [is] Elohim known: his name [is] great in Israel. {of: or, for}

Psalms 99:3-AV Let them praise thy great and terrible name; [for] it [is] holy.

Jeremiah 44:26-AV Therefore hear ye the word of Yahweh, all Judah that dwell in the land of Egypt; Behold, I have sworn by my great name, saith Yahweh, that my name shall no more be named in the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, The Master Elohim liveth.

Ezekiel 36:23-AV And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the nations, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I [am] Yahweh, saith the Master Elohim, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

Malachi 1:11-AV For from the rising of the sun even to the setting of the same my name [shall be] great among the Gentiles; and in every place incense [shall be] offered to my name, and a pure offering: for my name [shall be] great among the nations, saith Yahweh of hosts.

Yahweh’s Name is Pure and Separate (Holy)

Psalms 30:4-AV Sing to Yahweh, O ye saints of his, and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. {at…: or, to the memorial}

Psalms 33:21-AV For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

Psalms 97:12-AV Rejoice in Yahweh, ye righteous; and give thanks at the remembrance of his holiness. {at…: or, to the memorial}

Psalms 103:1-AV <<[A Psalm] of David.>> Bless Yahweh, O my soul: and all that is within me, [bless] his holy name.

Psalms 105:3-AV Glory ye in his holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek Yahweh.

Psalms 106:47-AV Save us, O Yahweh our Elohim, and gather us from among the nations, to give thanks to thy holy name, [and] to triumph in thy praise.

Psalms 111:9-AV He sent redemption to his people: he hath commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend [is] his name.

Isaiah 57:15-AV For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name [is] Holy; I dwell in the high and holy [place], with him also [that is] of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Ezekiel 39:7-AV So will I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not [let them] profane my holy name any more: and the nations shall know that I [am] Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.

Yahweh’s Name is jealously preserved

Exodus 20:7-AV Thou shalt not take the name of Yahweh thy Elohim in vain (Falsely); for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

Exodus 34:14-AV For thou shalt worship no other elohim: for the Yahweh, whose name [is] Jealous, [is] a jealous Elohim:

Leviticus 18:21-AV And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through [the fire] to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy Elohim: I [am] Yahweh. {Molech: Gr. Moloch}

Leviticus 19:12-AV And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy Elohim: I [am] Yahweh.

Leviticus 20:3-AV And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed to Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.

Leviticus 24:10-AV And the son of an Israelitish woman, whose father [was] an Egyptian, went out among the children of Israel: and this son of the Israelitish [woman] and a man of Israel strove together in the camp;

Leviticus 24:11-AV And the Israelitish woman’s son blasphemed the name [of Yahweh], and cursed. And they brought him to Moses: (and his mother’s name [was] Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan:)

Leviticus 24:12-AV And they put him in custody, that the mind of Yahweh might be shown to them. {that…: Heb. to expound unto them according to the mouth of Yahweh}

Leviticus 24:13-AV And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,

Leviticus 24:14-AV Bring forth him that hath cursed outside the camp; and let all that heard [him] lay their hands upon his head, and let all the congregation stone him.

Leviticus 24:15-AV And thou shalt speak to the children of Israel, saying, Whoever curseth his Elohim shall bear his sin.

Leviticus 24:16-AV And he that blasphemeth the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death, [and] all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name [of Yahweh], shall be put to death.

Ezekiel 20:9-AV But I wrought for my name’s sake, that it should not be profaned before the nations, among whom they [were], in whose sight I made myself known to them, in bringing them forth from the land of Egypt.

Ezekiel 20:21-AV However the children rebelled against me: they walked not in my statutes, neither kept my judgments to do them, which [if] a man doeth, he shall even live in them; they profaned my sabbaths: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them, to accomplish my anger against them in the wilderness.

Ezekiel 36:20-AV And when they entered among the nations, to which they went, they profaned my holy name, when they said to them, These [are] the people of Yahweh, and are gone forth out of his land.

Ezekiel 39:7-AV So will I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not [let them] profane my holy name any more: and the nations shall know that I [am] Yahweh, the Holy One in Israel.

Yahweh’s Name is Majestic

Psalms 8:1-AV <> O Yahweh our Master, how excellent [is] thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.

Micah 5:4-AV And he shall stand and feed in the strength of the Yahweh, in the majesty of the name of Yahweh his Elohim; and they shall abide: for now shall he be great to the ends of the earth. {feed or, rule}

Yahweh’s Name is Trustworthy

1Samuel 12:22-AV For Yahweh will not forsake his people for his great name’s sake: because it hath pleased Yahweh to make you his people.

Psalms 23:3-AV He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

Psalms 31:3-AV For thou [art] my rock and my fortress; therefore for thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me.

Psalms 33:21-AV For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.

Psalms 119:132-AV Look thou upon me, and be merciful to me, as thou usest to do to those that love thy name. {as thou…: Heb. according to the custom toward those, etc}

Psalms 124:8-AV Our help [is] in the name of Yahweh, who made heaven and earth.

Psalms 143:11-AV Revive me, O Yahweh, for thy name’s sake: for thy righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.

Isaiah 50:10-AV Who [is] among you that feareth Yahweh, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh [in] darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of Yahweh, and rely upon his Elohim.

Yahweh’s Name Designates Yahweh Himself

Exodus 3:15-AV And Elohim said moreover to Moses, Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel, Yahweh Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Abraham, the Elohim of Isaac, and the Elohim of Jacob, hath sent me to you: this [is] my name for ever, and this [is] my memorial to all generations.

Exodus 6:3-AV And I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, by [the name of] Elohim Almighty, but by my nameYahweh was I not known to them?

Exodus 15:3-AV Yahweh [is] a man of war: Yahweh [is] his name.

1Kings 8:42-AV (For they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy strong hand, and of thy outstretched arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house;

1Kings 18:24-AV And call ye on the name of your elohim, and I will call on the name of Yahweh: and the Elohim that answereth by fire, let him be Elohim. And all the people answered and said, It is well spoken. {It is…: Heb. The word is good}

Psalms 20:1-AV < > Yahweh hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the Elohim of Jacob defend thee; {defend…: Heb. set thee on an high place}

Psalms 54:1-AV Save me, O Elohim, by thy name, and judge me by thy strength.

Isaiah 18:7-AV In that time shall the present be brought to Yahweh of hosts of a people scattered and stripped, and from a people terrible from their beginning to this time; a nation measured by line and trodden under foot, whose land the rivers have spoiled, to the place of the name of Yahweh of hosts, the mount Zion.

Isaiah 30:27-AV Behold, the name of Yahweh cometh from far, burning [with] his anger, and the burden [of it is] heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire:

Isaiah 42:8-AV I [am] Yahweh: that [is] my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images.

Isaiah 47:4-AV [As for] our redeemer, Yahweh of hosts [is] his name, the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 48:2-AV For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the Elohim of Israel; Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

Jeremiah 32:18-AV Thou showest lovingkindness to thousands, and recompensest the iniquity of the fathers into the bosom of their children after them: the Great, the Mighty Elohim, Yahweh of hosts, [is] his name,

Jeremiah 33:2-AV Thus saith Yahweh the maker of this, Yahweh that formed it, to establish it; Yahweh [is] his name

Jeremiah 44:26-AV Therefore hear ye the word of Yahweh, all Judah that dwell in the land of Egypt; Behold, I have sworn by my great name, saith Yahweh, that my name shall no more be named in the mouth of any man of Judah in all the land of Egypt, saying, Yahweh Elohim liveth.

Jeremiah 49:13-AV For I have sworn by myself, saith Yahweh, that Bozrah shall become a desolation, a reproach, a waste, and a curse; and all her cities shall be perpetual wastes.

Ezekiel 43:8-AV In their setting of their threshold by my thresholds, and their post by my posts, and the wall between me and them, they have even defiled my holy name by their abominations that they have committed: wherefore I have consumed them in my anger. {and the…: or, for there was but a wall between me and them}

Amos 5:27-AV Therefore I will cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith Yahweh, whose name [is] The Elohim of hosts.

Zechariah 14:9-AV And Yahweh shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be one Yahweh, and his name one.

Malachi 2:2-AV If ye will not hear, and if ye will not lay [it] to heart, to give glory to my name, saith Yahweh of hosts, I will even send a curse upon you, and I will curse your blessings: yea, I have cursed them already, because ye do not lay [it] to heart.

1Timothy 6:1-AV Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of Elohim and [his] doctrine may not be blasphemed.

Revelation 3:12-AV Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my Elohim, and he shall go out no more: and I will write upon him the name of my Elohim, and the name of the city of my Elohim, [which is] new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my Elohim: and [I will write upon him] my new name .

Importance of knowing/using the Name – YHWH

Importance of using the name Yahweh יהוה


The following is an outline of the hundreds of scriptures that show the importance of Yahweh’s name.
Although His name may not seem important to most, by the time you are finished reading these scriptures, there shouldn’t be the slightest doubt in your mind that Yahweh’s name is very important to Him.

So shouldn’t it be important to us?

  • Definition of the word “name” in scripture

    This will prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the word “Name” not only means “character and reputation” but also a literal written and spoken name.

    This is the definition of the Hebrew word “shem” which is translated as “name” all throughout scripture

    Strong’s # 8034 Shem; a primitive word [perhaps rather from 7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare 8064]; an appellation, AS A MARK or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character: – + base, [in-] fame[-ous], name[-d], renown, report.

    As you can see from the above definition, Yahweh’s name not only represents His character but the Name Yahweh is also HIS MARK! What is a mark but something that is written? The Name YAHWEH also is His memorial of individuality. This definition goes hand in hand with scripture:

    Exodus 3:15-AV And Elohim said moreover to Moses, Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel, YAHWEH Elohim of your fathers, the Elohim of Abraham, the Elohim of Isaac, and the Elohim of Jacob, hath sent me to you: this [is] my name for ever, and this [is] my memorial to all generations.

    Man has set up many memorials for himself such as “The Unknown Soldier” or “The Wall” for instance. Can you imagine the punishment one would receive if someone had gone up and destroyed one of these memorials? Now if we wouldn’t desecrate one of man’s memorials, then why would anyone want to desecrate Yahweh’s Memorial – His Name!? We do not have the right to change His name to whatever we want to call Him.

  • Yahweh’s name designates Yahweh Himself

  • Yahweh’s Name is the greatest Name

  • Yahweh’s Name reveals His true nature

  • Yahweh’s Name signifies His presence

  • Yahweh’s Name represents His power and authority

  • Yahweh’s Name identifies His people

  • Yahweh’s name relates to Yahushua’s name

    John 5:43-AV I am come in my Father’s name, and ye receive me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.

Reading the verses in context is strongly recommended to grasp the full meaning of the text.