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    Adonai means "my Lord", and is from the root word "Adon" (Hebrew: a ruler, one with power and authority). In the Old Testament, Adon is used in reference to earthly kings, rulers, and masters, as well as in reference to God. In modern Hebrew, Adon is used similarly to "Mr." in English, or "senor" in Spanish.
    Name Reference Scripture
    Genesis 20:4 But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?
    My Lord
    Psalms 110:1 A Psalm of David. The LORD said unto my Lord, Sit thou at my right hand, until I make thine enemies thy footstool.
    The Lord
    Genesis 18:27 And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, which am but dust and ashes:
    Adonai Ha’adonim
    The Lord of lords
    Psalms 136:3 O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.
    Adonai Jehovah
    Lord GOD
    Joshua 7:7 And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord GOD, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!
    Adon Jehovah Tseva’ot
    The Lord, the LORD of hosts
    Isaiah 1:24 Therefore saith the Lord, the LORD of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies:
    Our Lord
    Nehemiah 8:10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
    Adon kol-ha-eretz
    Lord of all the earth
    Joshua 3:11 Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth passeth over before you into Jordan.
    Ha’adon Jehovah
    The Lord GOD
    Exodus 23:17 Three times in the year all thy males shall appear before the Lord GOD.