Definition of Elohim in English:

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Pronunciation: /eˈlōhim/ Pronunciation: /ˌelōˈhēm/ Pronunciation: /ˌelōˈhim/


A name for God used frequently in the Hebrew Bible.
Example sentences
  • The name Elohim is therefore interpreted to indicate that God is the ‘master of all power.’
  • As noted earlier, this name signifies kindness and compassion, as contrasted with the name Elohim, which refers to God as the harsh but just judge.
  • The heart of the universe beats with the pulse of the name Elohim.


From Hebrew 'ĕlōhīm (plural).

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Syllabification: E·lo·him

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