Names of God including the words “God of”
Thirty-four names include these two words. For more information, click on the name below.
God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob
This is one of many names for God that require us to reflect on the relationship that God had with an individual or group. In this case, all three patriarchs are included. They were the men to whom God made the first covenants that promised land and destiny to His people. The name reminds of those covenants and of God’s faithfulness to keep His covenants with His people.
God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob in Hebrew:
’Elohei ’Avraham, Yitskhaq weYa‘aqov
Sometimes Jacob’s newer name, Israel, was used instead:
’Elohei ’Avraham, Yitskhaq weYisra’el
Strong’s Concordance numbers: 430, 85, 3327, 3290/3478
Bible references: Ex. 3:16; 1 Kings 18:36; 1 Chron. 29:18; 2 Chron. 30:6
Go, assemble the elders of Israel and say to them, “The Lord, the God of your fathers—the God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob—appeared to me and said: I have watched over you and have seen what has been done to you in Egypt.” (Exodus 3:16 NIV)
God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob in Greek:
Ho Theos Abraam kai Isaak kai Iakōb
Strong’s Concordance numbers: 2316, 11, 2464, 2384
Bible references: Acts 3:13; 7:32
The God of Abraham Isaac and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified his servant Jesus. You handed him over to be killed, and you disowned him before Pilate, though he had decided to let him go. (Acts 3:13 NIV)