elohim אֱלׂהִים

Strong’s Concordance: H430

Hebrew Letters: אלהים (Aleph-Lamed-Hey-Yod-Mem Sofit)

Part of speech: Masculine plural Noun

Definition: Title used for the highest Deity (Genesis 1:1), gods (Psalm 82:1), angels, judges. It means “mighty ones” and occurs more than 2600 times in the Old Testament usually as a designation for the one true Deity, Yahuah, creator of all things. When used to refer to the Most High, this plural noun is commonly rendered as a singular noun, God, in translation. It is also used to refer to false gods (Psalm 97:7; 1 Kings 18:24). The singular form of this word is eloah H433 and the shortened form of elohim is el H410.

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