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Adonai:

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divinity of the three great monotheistic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as many other world religions. See also religion and articles on individual religions. Names for God

In the Old Testament various names for God are used.
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Adonai

 

(Hebrew respectful plural of “my lord”), a designation for god in the Old Testament. In Judaic tradition the word “Adonai” is substituted for the name of the god Yahweh in reading sacred texts.

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Adonai

spoken in place of the ineffable Yahweh. [Judaism: NCE, 22]
See: God
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Adonai

Judaism a name for God
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