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    Usage of the Title "Elohim"


    By Ryan Conrad Davis and Paul Y. Hoskisson Usage of the Title Elohim Ryan Conrad Davis and Paul Y. ... Scholarship, 2011), 113–35.   Since the word elohim never occurs in any of our English Latter-day Saint ... that Latter-day Saints use the term elohim at all. Yet use it we do. For nearly one hundred years now, Latter-day ...

    From Volume 14 Number 1, 2013 of The Religious Educator

    The Name and Titles of God in the Old Testament


    from) the plural noun ‘elohim , which occurs very often in the Bible (discussed below). ... evident. [15] ????? / ’elohim /Elohim/God After YHWH/Jehovah, the second most common designation for deity in the Hebrew Bible is ‘elohim , “gods/God,” occurring about 2,750 times. Most ...

    From Volume 11 Number 1, 2010 of The Religious Educator

    “A Slave of Christ Jesus”: Ancient Slavery as a Biblical Metaphor for Salvation


    is as follows: “His master shall bring him unto the judges [ha-elohim]; he shall also bring him to the door, ... unto the gods [ha-elohim]” may have reference to an officiating priest or judge. [30] Some have ...

    From Selections from the 2003 Religious Education Student Symposium

    Understanding Islam

    Selected Article

    In other words, it is related to the old Semitic names for the high god, EI and Elohim, the latter of which should be quite familiar to Latter-day Saints. Elohim is formed from the Hebrew word eloh, “god” ...

    The Prophet-Leader


    of God (is ha-’ Elohim). The most obvious meaning drawn from this title is a man who resembles God—a ... Is-ha-Elohim affirms the calling of the prophet as God’s (Jehovah’s) man—meaning, chosen by Him. This separates ...

    From RE 9, no. 1 (2008) of The Religious Educator

    2. Preexistence in Hellenic, Judaic, and Mormon Sources


    religion (cf. Maim. Guide 2.22, 25; Albo, Iqqarim 1.12.1; Abravanel, Mif c alot Elohim 6a). It is true ...

    From Reflections on Mormonism: Judaeo-Christian Parallels

    3. The Ministry of the Father and the Son


    will refer to the two central characters of the Godhead as Elohim , “the literal Parent of our Lord ... given the following insightful information regarding the ministries of Elohim and Jehovah: After Adam’s ... that while Jehovah-Christ is the God who deals directly with man, Elohim, the Eternal Father, is the ultimate ...

    From The Book of Mormon: The Keystone Scripture

    James E. Talmage and the Doctrine of the Godhead


    Elohim , as understood and used in the restored Church of Jesus Christ, is the name-title of God ... importantly, officially—distinguished between the personages Elohim and Jehovah and permanently established ... a separation between Elohim and Jehovah. In Ether 3:14, for example, Jehovah said, “Behold, I am Jesus Christ. ...

    From Volume 13 Number 2, 2012 of The Religious Educator

    14. Melchizedek at Qumran and Nag Hammadi


    passage in the text finds El (the highest God), in the midst of elohim (other “gods”) in his council, and another Elohim (who is Melchizedek). The text reads: “as it is written . . . concerning him in the hymns of David who says, Elohim (Melchizedek or the holy one) standeth in the assembly of El (God) among ...

    From Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints

    Chapter 7: The Role of Christ as the Father in the Atonement


    the possibility of dying. Through His Father, Elohim, He inherited many traits of divinity, including ... the ability to die. 3. Christ inherited from His Father, Elohim, a divine nature that no other children ...

    From By Study and by Faith