Lord - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'Lord':

Lord ~ (A) ~ a name for God; it means that he has authority, or 'master'; Adonai in Hebrew . Look also at LORD below.

Lord ~ (A) ~ a name that we call God or Jesus; we call God or Jesus Lord when we obey them.

LORD ~ (A) ~ a special name for God that his people use. He will do what he has promised them. That is what this name means.

LORD ~ (A) ~ a special name for God that his people use. It is the covenant name of God. In Hebrew it is Yahweh or Jehovah .

Lord ~ (A) ~ one who rules or is a master. God is the Lord who rules everyone.

lord ~ (A) ~ someone with authority.

Lord ~ (A) ~ the name for God or Jesus in the Bible, it means that he is above all other things; a name that we use for Jesus; we use it when we obey him; someone with authority.

LORD ~ (A) ~ the special name that God gave for himself to the Jews in the Old Testament . Do not confuse it with 'Lord'. Lord can be a word for any person that we obey. These are two completely different Hebrew words. But people who spoke Greek used the same word for both. People called Jesus Lord. It could have meant that they wanted to obey him. But they might have meant that Jesus was God.

Lord ~ (B) ~ a title for God, or Jesus, to show that he is over all.

Lord ~ (B) ~ master, ruler, God.

LORD ~ (B) ~ the special name that God gave himself to the Jews in the Old Testament . Do not confuse it with 'Lord', which can be a word of respect for any person. These are two completely different Hebrew words. People who spoke Greek used the same word for both. So, when people called Jesus Lord, it could have been a word of respect. But they might have meant that Jesus was God.

LORD ~ (B) ~ God's holiest name. It probably means that he is always God. The Jews refused to speak this word aloud, in order to respect God. See also Elyon , YHWH , Yahweh , Adonai , Elohim .

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