God the LORD

God the LORD is one of the many compound names for God found in the Old Testament. It links ’El (God) with the personal name of God, Yahweh or Jehovah (translated “LORD”).

Picture of the name of God the LORD (Ha’El Yahweh) in the Hebrew text of Psalm 85:8

God the LORD (Ha’El Yahweh) in the Hebrew text of Psalm 85:8

“God the LORD” in Hebrew:

Ha’El Yahweh

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 410, 3068

Bible reference: Ps. 85:8

I will hear what God the Lord will say;
For He will speak peace to His people, to His godly ones;
But let them not turn back to folly.
(Psalm 85:8)

Similar compound names for God are: The LORD GOD (Yah Yahweh), the LORD God (Yahweh ’Elohim), and Lord GOD (’Adonai Yahweh). Notice the use of capital letters to indicate that the underlying Hebrew word is the personal name of God, Yah or Yahweh (often pronounced Jehovah).

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