God of heaven and earth

God of heaven and earth is one of many names of God that tell of the extent of His reign. Some names focus on His dominion over the earth, others state His spiritual dominion. This name says that He rules both realms.

An Aramaic name of God, the God of heaven and earth (Elah sh'maya ve'ara) pictured in the Aramaic text of Ezra 5:11.

God of heaven and earth in the Aramaic text of Ezra 5:11.

God of heaven and earth in Aramaic:

’Elah shemayya’ we’ar‘a’

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 426, 8065, 772

Bible reference: Ezra 5:11

When Ezra and his delegation asked the Jewish elders what they were constructing they answered:

We are the servants of the God of heaven and earth, and we are rebuilding the temple that was built many years ago, one that a great king of Israel built and finished. (Ezra 5:11 NIV)

Possessor of heaven and earth (or in other versions, Creator of heaven and earth), Maker of heaven and earth. In the New Testament, God is called Lord of heaven and earth.

 

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