Appendix 2. Names, Titles, and Analogies of God in Isaiah


When you read Isaiah, you're impressed with all the names and titles by which God refers to himself in these prophetic passages. Here are some -- but not an exhaustive list -- of these.

  1. LORD = Yahweh (many times)
  2. God = 'el (many times)
  3. God of Israel (22 times in all), God of Jacob (5 times)
  4. God of all the earth (54:5)
  5. Sovereign Lord (NIV), Lord God (NRSV, KJV) = 'Ādôn Yahweh (40:10 and 18 times in all)
  6. LORD Almighty (NIV), LORD of hosts (NRSV, KJV) (9:7 and 62 times in all)
  7. LORD your God (9 times)
  8. Shepherd (40:11)
  9. Potter (29:16; 41:25; 64:8)
  10. Holy One / Holy One of Israel/Jacob (40:25, 33 times in all)
  11. Everlasting God (40:28)
  12. Creator (27:11; 40:28; 41:15)
  13. Redeemer (41:14, 13 times in all)
  14. King (6:5; 32:22; 41:21; 43:15; 44:6)
  15. Savior (17:10; 43:3; 45:15, 21; 49:26)
  16. First and the Last (43:6)
  17. Rock (17:10; 44:8),  Rock Eternal (26:4)
  18. Maker (27:11; 30:29; 45:11; 51:13; 54:5)
  19. Spirit (48:16)
  20. Mighty One (33:21; 42:13; 49:26; 60:16)
  21. Husband (54:5)
  22. Father (63:16; 64:8)
  23. Light of Israel (10:17; cf. 60:19)
  24. Most High (14:14)
  25. Righteous One (24:16), Upright/Just One (26:7)
  26. Glorious Crown (28:5)
  27. Spirit of Justice (28:6)
  28. Judge (32:22)
  29. Lawgiver (32:22)
  30. Warrior (42:13)

Names of the Messiah

  1. Branch (11:1; 4:2)
  2. Child (9:6)
  3. Everlasting Father (9:6)
  4. King (32:1)
  5. Mighty God (9:6)
  6. Prince of Peace (9:6)
  7. Righteous One (53:11)
  8. Root of Jesse (11:10)
  9. Servant (52:12)
  10. Shoot (11:1)
  11. Son (9:6)
  12. Wonderful Counselor (9:6)


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