Definition of Adonai. Meaning of Adonai. Synonyms of Adonai

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Definition of Adonai

Adonai
Adonai Ad`o*na"i, n. [Heb. ad[=o]n[=a]i, lit., my lord.] A Hebrew name for God, usually translated in the Old Testament by the word ``Lord'. Note: The later Jews used its vowel points to fill out the tetragrammaton Yhvh, or Ihvh, ``the incommunicable name,' and in reading substituted ``Adonai'.

Meaning of Adonai from wikipedia

- forbidden to pronounce this name. In prayers it is replaced by the word Adonai ("The Lord"), and in discussion by HaShem ("The Name"). Nothing in the Torah...
- Adonais: An Elegy on the Death of John Keats, Author of Endymion, Hyperion, etc. (/ˌædoʊˈneɪ.ɪs/) is a pastoral elegy written by Percy Bysshe S****ey...
- "Who Mourns for Adonais?" is the second episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek. Written by Gilbert Ralston...
- Or Adonai (Hebrew: אור אֲדֹנָי), The Light of the Lord, is the primary work of Rabbi Hasdai Crescas (c. 1340 - 1410/1411), a Jewish philosopher. As some...
- Adonai-Shomo was the name given to a commune which existed from 1861 to 1896 in M****achusetts. The commune was founded by Frederick T. Howland, a Quaker...
- addressing or referring to the God of Israel. Common substitutions in Hebrew are Adonai ("My Lord") or Elohim (literally "gods" but treated as singular when meaning...
- Tetragrammaton came to be avoided, being substituted with Adonai ("my Lord"). The Hebrew vowel points of Adonai were added to the Tetragrammaton by the Masoretes...
- regarded as taboo. Jews began to substitute the divine name with the word adonai (אֲדֹנָי‬), meaning "Lord", and after the Temple was destro**** in 70 CE...
- sacrifice in place of Isaac. And Abraham called the name of that place Adonai-jireh; as it is said to this day: 'In the mount where the LORD is seen.'...
- they were therefore always to pronounce the word Adonai, instead of Jehovah. Jews also call God Adonai, Hebrew for "Lord" (Hebrew: אֲדֹנָי‎). Formally...
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