YAHWEH, His NAME with Descriptive Titles of Who He Is
YAHWEH has several titles in Scripture, His NAME with many compounds that are descriptive of who HE is and HIS character, what attributes he possesses, and what he does for us. For instance, Yahweh-jireh, YAHWEH will provide; Yahweh-rapha, YAHWEH that heals; Yahweh-nissi, YAHWEH our banner; Yahweh-Shalom; YAHWEH our peace, Yahweh-ra-ah, YAHWEH my shepherd; Yahweh-tsidkenu, YAHWEH our righteousness; and Yahweh-shammah, YAHWEH is present.
Yahweh-jireh = “Yahweh will provide” or “I AM will provide”. Genesis 22:11-14 “But the angel of YAHWEH called to him from heaven and said, ‘Abraham, Abraham!’ And he said, ‘Here I am.’ And he said, ‘Do not stretch out your hand against the lad, and do nothing to him; for now I know that you fear YAHWEH, since you have not withheld your son, your only son, form Me.’ Then Abraham raised his eyes and looked, and behind him he saw a ram caught up in the thicket by his horns; and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the place of his son. And Abraham called the name of that place (Yahweh jireh) YAHWEH WILL provide, as it is said to this day: On the Mountain Yahweh provides.”
Yahweh-rapha = “Yahweh who heals”, Exodus 15:26 “If you will give earnest heed to the voice of YAHWEH your ALMIGHTY and do what He regards as right, if you pay attention to His commandments and keep all His laws, I shall never inflict on you any of the diseases that I inflicted on the Egyptians, for I am YAHWEH your Healer (Yahweh rapha).”
Yahweh–nissi = “Yahweh My Banner”, Exodus 17:16 (after willing a battle with YAHWEH’s assistance ) “Moses built an altar, and named it (Yahweh-nissi) Yahweh is My Banner…”
Yahweh-mekoddishkem =“Yahweh Who Sanctifies You”, Exodus 31:12 “And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, ‘But as for you, speak to the sons of Israel, saying, “You shall surely observe My Sabbaths; for this is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am (Yahweh-mekoddishkem) Yahweh who sanctifies you…”
Yahweh-shalom = “Yahweh is Peace”, Judges 6:22-24 “He said, ‘Alas, my Sovereign, Yahweh! Now I have seen the Angel of Yahweh face to face ‘ Yahweh answered, ‘Peace be with you; have no fear; you will not die.’ Gideon built an altar there to Yahweh and called it (Yahweh-shalom) Yahweh is peace.”
Yahweh-sabaoth = “Yahweh of Hosts”, Psalms 22:10 “Who is He, this king of glory? (Yahweh-saboath) Yahweh of Hosts, He is the king of splendor.” Ps.46: 7 “Yahweh-sabaoth is with us; YAHWEH the ALMIGHTY of Jacob is our stronghold.” Note: the “hosts” are the army of angels who serve YAHWEH.
Yahweh-raah = “Yahweh My Shepherd”, Psalms 23:1 “(Yahweh raah) YAHWEH is my shepherd; I shall not want.”
Yahweh-tsidkenu = “Yahweh Our Saving Justice”, Jeremiah 23:5-6 “Look, the days are coming, Yahweh declares, when I shall rise an upright Branch for David; He will reign as king and be wise, doing what is just and upright in the country. In his days Judah will triumph and Israel live in safety, and this is the name He will be called (Yahweh-tsidkenu) Yahweh-our-saving-justice.”