Previous Next

Table of Contents

Shadda-i


Shad’da-i (the Mighty), an ancient name of God, rendered “Almighty” everywhere in the Authorized Version, is found in connection with êl, “God,” El Shaddai being then rendered “God Almighty.” By the name or in the character of El-Shaddai, God was known to the patriarchs, Gen. 17:1; 28:3; 43:14; 48:3; 49:25, before the name Jehovah, in its full significance, was revealed. Ex. 6:3. [God.]