Topic Study: Names of God

(Started May 2005, Updated October 2009 TG Entry: Name of the Lord)

Analyzed as part of trying to determine the different names of God the Father.

I             References to Elohim

  • Matt. 6:9 (Luke 11:2; 3 Ne. 13:9) Hallowed be thy n.
  • Matt. 28:19 teach all nations, baptizing them in the n. of the Father
  • John 10:25 works that I do in my Father’s n.
  • John 14:26 Holy Ghost … Father will send in my n.
  • John 15:16 ask of the Father in my n.
  • John 17:26 I have declared unto them thy n.
  • Rev. 14:1 having his Father’s n. written in their foreheads
  • Jacob 4:5 worshipped the Father in his n.
  • 3 Ne. 11:17 Blessed be the n. of the Most High God
  • D&C 19:10 (Moses 1:3) I am endless … for Endless is my n.
  • Moses 7:35 Man of Holiness is my n., Man of Counsel … Endless and Eternal

II            Jesus Christ

  • Ex. 3:15 this is my n. for ever
  • Ex. 6:3 by my n. Jehovah was I not known to them
  • Ps. 72:17 (135:13) His n. shall endure for ever
  • Ps. 83:18 thou, whose n. alone is Jehovah, art the most high
  • Ps. 118:26 Blessed be he that cometh in the n. of the L.
  • Isa. 7:14 (Matt. 1:23; 2 Ne. 17:14) a virgin shall … bear a son, and shall call his n. Immanuel
  • Isa. 9:6 (2 Ne. 19:6) his n. shall be called Wonderful, Counseller
  • Isa. 29:23 (2 Ne. 27:34) they shall sanctify my n.
  • Isa. 42:8 I am the L.:that is my n.
  • Zech. 14:9 in that day shall there be one L., and his n. one
  • Mal. 1:11 my n. shall be great among the Gentiles
  • Matt. 1:21 thou shalt call his n. Jesus
  • Luke 2:21 Jesus … so n. of the angel before he was conceived
  • John 2:23 many believed in his n., when they saw the miracles
  • John 1:12 to them that believe on his n.
  • Eph. 1:21 (Philip. 2:9) Far above … every n. that is n.
  • Heb. 1:4 he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent n.
  • Rev. 19:12 a n. written, that no man knew, but he himself
  • Rev. 19:13 his n. is called The Word of God
  • 2 Ne. 10:3 Christ— … angel spake unto me that this should be his n.
  • 2 Ne. 25:19 his n. shall be Jesus Christ
  • Alma 5:38 in his own n. he doth call you
  • D&C 18:23 Jesus Christ is the n. which is given of the Father
  • Moses 6:52 Jesus Christ, the only n. … whereby salvation shall come
  • Abr. 1:16 (2:8) my n. is Jehovah

III           Take His Name Upon Us, Importance of Knowing God’s Name

  • Ex. 33:12 I know thee by n.
  • Num. 6:27 put my n. upon the children of Israel
  • Deut. 28:58 glorious and fearful n., the L. thy God
  • 2 Kgs. 21:4 In Jerusalem will I put my n.
  • Isa. 50:10 let him trust in the n. of the L.
  • Isa. 63:19 they were not called by thy n.
  • Isa. 65:1 a nation that was not called by my n.
  • Jer. 3:17 nations … gathered unto it, to the n. of the L.
  • Amos 9:12 (Acts 15:17) heathen, which are called by my n.
  • Micah 4:5 we will walk in the n. of the L.
  • Matt. 10:22 hated of all men for my n’s sake
  • Matt. 12:21 in his n. shall the Gentiles trust
  • Matt. 19:29 forsaken … for my n’s sake, shall receive an hundredfold
  • John 20:31 believing ye might have life through his n.
  • Acts 5:41 worthy to suffer shame for his n.
  • Acts 9:15 chosen vessel unto me, to bear my n. before the Gentiles
  • Acts 15:14 Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his n.
  • Heb. 2:12 I will declare thy n. unto my brethren
  • 1 Pet. 4:14 If ye be reproached for the n. of Christ, happy are ye
  • 1 Jn. 3:23 believe on the n. of his Son Jesus Christ
  • Rev. 2:13 thou holdest fast my n.
  • Rev. 22:4 his n. shall be in their foreheads
  • Mosiah 1:11 I shall give this people a n.
  • Mosiah 5:11 this is the n. that I said I should give unto you
  • Mosiah 5:12 remember to retain the n. written always in your hearts
  • Ether 4:19 blessed is he that is found faithful unto my n.
  • D&C 128:23 let the eternal creations declare his n.

IV          Act and Speak In His Name

  • Deut. 18:5 stand to minister in the n. of the L.
  • Deut. 32:3 I will publish the n. of the L.
  • 1 Sam. 17:45 I come to thee in the n. of the L. of hosts
  • Ezra 5:1 prophesied … in the n. of the God of Israel
  • Matt. 7:22 (3 Ne. 14:22) in thy n. have cast out devils
  • Matt. 24:5 (JS-M 1:6) many shall come in my n.
  • Mark 9:39 no man which shall do a miracle in my n. … speak evil of me
  • Mark 16:17 In my n. shall they cast out devils
  • Acts 3:6 (4:10) In the n. of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk
  • Acts 4:7 By what power, or by what n., have ye done this
  • Acts 5:28 that ye should not teach in this n.
  • Col. 3:17 do all in the n. of the L.
  • 1 Ne. 17:48 In the n. of the Almighty God, I command you
  • Jacob 4:6 we truly can command in the n. of Jesus
  • 3 Ne. 8:1 do a miracle in the n. of Jesus save he were cleansed
  • D&C 1:20 that every man might speak in the n. of God the L.
  • D&C 13:1 (JS-H 1:69) in the n. of Messiah I confer the Priesthood of Aaron
  • D&C 24:10 Oliver shall continue in bearing my n. before the world
  • D&C 84:67 In my n. they shall cast out devils
  • D&C 88:120 (109:9) That your incomings may be in the n. of the L.
  • D&C 112:12 be ye faithful before me unto my n.
  • D&C 132:64 I will magnify my n. upon all those who receive

V           Baptism is Means of Taking Name

  • Matt. 18:5 (Luke 9:48) receive … child in my n. receiveth me
  • Matt. 18:20 (D&C 6:32) gathered together in my n., there am I
  • Acts 2:38 be baptized … in the n. of Jesus Christ
  • Acts 4:12 (2 Ne. 25:20; 31:21; Mosiah 3:17) there is none other n. … whereby we must be saved
  • Acts 10:43 through his n. whosoever believeth … receive remission of sins
  • 2 Ne. 31:13 (Mosiah 5:8; 25:23; Alma 1:19; D&C 18:21; 18:24) take upon you the n. of Christ
  • Mosiah 18:10 being baptized in the n. of the L.
  • Mosiah 26:18 blessed is this people who are willing to bear my n.
  • Moro. 4:3 (D&C 20:37) willing to take upon them the n. of thy Son
  • D&C 49:12 Believe on the n. of the L. Jesus
  • D&C 76:51 They are they who received the testimony of Jesus, and believed on his n.
  • Moses 8:24 be baptized in the n. of Jesus Christ
  • Abr. 2:10 receive this Gospel shall be called after thy n.

VI          Sacredness of Names

  • Ex. 20:7 (Mosiah 13:15) not take the n. of the L. thy God in vain
  • Ex. 9:16 (Rom. 9:17) that my n. may be declared throughout all the earth
  • Lev. 18:21 neither shalt thou profane the n. of thy God
  • Lev. 24:16 he that blasphemeth the n. of the L.
  • 1 Chr. 16:29 (Ps. 29:2; 96:8) Give unto the L. the glory due unto his n.
  • Ps. 9:10 they that know thy n. will put their trust in thee
  • Ps. 22:22 I will declare thy n. unto my brethren
  • Ps. 111:9 holy and reverend is his n.
  • Acts 26:9 do many things contrary to the n. of Jesus
  • Heb. 6:10 love, which ye have shewed toward his n.
  • James 2:7 Do not they blaspheme that worthy n.
  • Rev. 13:6 to blaspheme his n.
  • 1 Ne. 20:11 I will not suffer my n. to be polluted
  • 2 Ne. 9:41 he cannot be deceived, for the L. God is his n.
  • D&C 18:27 Twelve shall be my disciples, and they shall take upon them my n.
  • D&C 20:36 honor, power and glory be rendered to his holy n.
  • D&C 41:1 (50:4) hear me not will I curse, that have professed my n.
  • D&C 63:61 beware how they take my n. in their lips
  • D&C 63:62 condemnation, who use the n. of the L. … in vain
  • D&C 112:26 have professed to know my n. and have not known me

VII         Call Upon

  • Gen. 12:8 an altar … and called upon the n. of the L.
  • Gen. 4:26 began men to call upon the n. of the L.
  • Ps. 105:1 give thanks … call upon his n.
  • Isa. 43:7 Even every one that is called by my n.
  • Joel 2:32 (Rom. 10:13) shall call on the n. of the L.
  • John 14:13 whatsoever ye shall ask in my n., that will I do
  • Rom. 2:24 n. of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles
  • Moro. 10:4 ask God, the Eternal Father, in the n. of Christ
  • D&C 18:18 Ask the Father in my n.
  • Moses 1:17 Call upon God in the n. of mine Only Begotten

VIII       Church and Temple in His Name

  • 2 Sam. 6:2 ark of God, whose n. is called by the n. of the L.
  • 2 Sam. 7:13 (1 Kgs. 8:19; 2 Chr. 6:9) He shall build an house for my n.
  • 3 Ne. 27:7 therefore ye shall call the church in my n.
  • 3 Ne. 27:8 if it be called in my n. then it is my church
  • D&C 97:15 build a house unto me in the n. of the L.
  • D&C 109:22 that thy n. may be upon them
  • D&C 104:60 treasury … consecrate it unto my n.


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