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Old Sep 15, '07, 5:28 pm
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Question Names of God

With the knowledge of the Holy Trinity, could any of the names used for God in lieu of the Tetragramon (Adonai, Elohim , etc) be attributed to the Third Person of the Holy Trinity, the Holy Spirit?

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With the knowledge of the Holy Trinity, could any of the names used for God in lieu of the Tetragramon (Adonai, Elohim , etc) be attributed to the Third Person of the Holy Trinity, the Holy Spirit?

The Greek for Holy Spirit is:
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ἅγιος
hagios
hag'-ee-os
From ἅγος hagos (an awful thing) compare G53, [H2282]; sacred (physically pure, morally blameless or religious, ceremonially consecrated): - (most) holy (one, thing), saint.

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πνεῦμα
pneuma
pnyoo'-mah
From G4154; a current of air, that is, breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit, that is, (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ’s spirit, the Holy spirit: - ghost, life, spirit (-ual, -ually), mind. Compare G5590.
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The Greek for Holy Spirit is:
I was looking for His titles in the Old Testament, preferably in Hebrew.

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Wasn't the "Shekina" the Glory Cloud of God, but what we understand to be the Holy Spirit.

How about "Ruah", which was the breath of God hovering over the waters and what God breathed into Adam.
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I was looking for His titles in the Old Testament, preferably in Hebrew.

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Spirit; Breath

ruach (H7307), "breath; air; strength; wind; breeze; spirit; courage; temper; Spirit." This noun has cognates in Ugaritic, Aramaic, and Arabic. The word occurs about 378 times and in all periods of biblical Hebrew.
Seventh, the Bible often speaks of God's "Spirit," the third person of the Trinity. This is the use of the word in its first biblical occurrence: "And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters" (Gen_1:2). Isa_63:10-11 and Psa_51:12 specifically speak of the "holy or free Spirit."
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Names of the Holy Spirit by Ray Pritchard

http://www.amazon.com/Names-Holy-Spirit/dp/0802460453

My Father's Names by Elmer L. Towns

http://www.amazon.com/My-Fathers-Nam...138194-7488039

Names of God by Andrew Jukes

http://www.amazon.com/Names-God-Disc...138194-7488039

Names Of God by Nathan Stone

http://www.amazon.com/Names-God-Nath...138194-7488039

Names Of Christ by T.C. Horton

http://www.amazon.com/Names-Christ-T...138194-7488039

It would be easier to demonstrate that the Holy Spirit shares the attributes of God from scripture,

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&s...father&spell=1

But, if you want to try titles and names,

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q...od+holy+spirit

Names and Titles applied to the Holy Ghost.
Following we will find,

His personality and Divinity, and His co-operation in the work of redemption, with the Father and Son.

He is called,

1. Holy Ghost. Mark 12:36. Luke 1:15, John 7:39, and many other places, Matt.1:18, "She (Mary) was found with child of the Holy Ghost."

2. Holy Spirit. Isa.63:10-11, Luke 11:13, Eph.1:13, 1 Thes.4:8, Ps.51:11, "Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy Holy Spirit from me."

3. Holy Spirit of God. Eph.4:30, "grieve not the Holy Spirit of God."

4. The Spirit. Gen.1:2, 41:38. Ex.31:3. Job 27:3. Matt.3:16, Rom.8:9, and so also n a large number of passages in both the Old and New Testaments. Rom.8:14, "as many as are led by the Spirit of God."

5. The Spirit of the Lord. Isa.11:2, 59:19, 2 Cor.3:17, Acts 5:9, "How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord?"

6. The Spirit of the Lord God. Isa.61:1. Luke 4:18, Jesus said, "The Spirit of the LORD is upon me."

7. The Spirit of the Father. Matt.10:20, "the Spirit of the Father which speaketh in you."

8. The Spirit of Jesus Christ. Phil.1:19, "the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ."

9. The Spirit of Christ. Rom.8:9. 1 Pet.1:11, "the Spirit of Christ which was in them."

10. The Spirit of the Son. Gal.4:6, "God hath sent forth the Spirit of His Son."

11. The Eternal Spirit. Heb.9:14, "who through the Eternal Spirit offered Himself."

12. The Free Spirit. Ps.51:12, "uphold me with thy free (generous) Spirit."

13. The Good Spirit. Neh.9:20, "Thou gavest also thy good Spirit to instruct them."

14. The seven Spirits of God, Rev.1:4, "the seven Spirits which are before His throne."

15. The Voice (the voice of the Spirit) of the Almighty. Ez.1:24, "like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty."

16. The Voice of the Lord. Isa.6:8. Gen.3:8. Deut.4:30, 8:20, "ye would not be obedient unto the Voice of the LORD your God."

17. My Spirit: Thy Spirit: His Spirit: Gen.6:3, "My Spirit shall not always strive with man." Joel 2:28. Isa.42:1, 44:3. Ps.104:30, and many other places. 1 John 4:13, "He hath given us of His Spirit."

18. The Spirit of Adoption. Rom.8:15, "ye have received the Spirit of adoption."

19. The Spirit of burning. Isa.4:4, "purged the blood of Jerusalem -- by the Spirit of burning."

20. "The Spirit of counsel." Isa.11:2.
21. "The Spirit of faith," 2 Cor.4:134.
22. "The Spirit of the fear of the LORD." Isa.11:2.
23. "The Spirit of Glory." 1 Pet.4:14.
24. "The Spirit of Grace." Heb.10:29. Zech..12:10.
25. "The Spirit of Holiness." Rom.1:4.
26. "The Spirit of Judgement." Isa.4:4, 28:6.
27. "The Spirit of knowledge." Isa.11:2.
28. "The Spirit of Life." Rom.8:2. Rev.11:11.
29. "The Spirit of Love." 1 Tim.1:7.
30. "The Spirit of Might." Isa.11:2.
31. "The Spirit of Promise." Eph.1:13.
32. "The Spirit of Prophecy." Rev.19:10.
33. "The Spirit of Revelation." Eph.1:17.
34. "The Spirit of Supplication." Zech.12:10.
35. "The Spirit of Truth." John 14:17, 15:26, 16:13. 1 John 4:6.
36. "The Spirit of Understanding." Isa.11:2.
37. "The Spirit of Wisdom." Eph.1:17. Ex.28:3. Deut.34:9. Isa.11:2.
38. "The Breath (Spirit) of the Almighty." Job 33:4.
39. "The Comforter." John 14:16-26, 16:7.
40. "The Power of the Highest." Luke 1:35.
41. "An Unction from the Holy One." 1 John 2:20. compare, John 14:26, 16:13-14.
42. "The Spirit is Truth." 1 John 5:6.

The Personality and Divinity of the Holy Ghost.

http://www.seekfirstwisdom.com/view/?pageID=226468

The Biblical Basis of the Doctrine of the Trinity:
An Outline Study By Robert M. Bowman, Jr.

http://www.spotlightministries.org.u...thetrinity.htm
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You're all being very helpful, but I'm not looking for nouns, but for vocatives, i.e., words used when one speaks to God.

For instance, all the titles I mentioned at first, Elohim, Adonai, are indistinctively translated into English as Lord. So, I think that there are more Hebrew words used when speaking to the Lord. Among these words, would there be any that was used often when we can infer that the Second Person of the Trinity was being addressed?

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Wow!

Here's my dilemma: I refer to the First Person as Father, to the Second Person as Jesus, both are words commonly applied to persons with the second one a proper name. However, I'm puzzled to refer to the Third Person using a mere adjective and a noun, Holy Spirit.

In order to better relate to the Third Person as a person, in my narrowness of understanding, I'd like to use a personal noun. That's why I don't feel intimate to talk to the Third Person calling Him "Breath" or "Wind", besides He's not a "flower-child."

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Wow!

Here's my dilemma: I refer to the First Person as Father, to the Second Person as Jesus, both are words commonly applied to persons with the second one a proper name. However, I'm puzzled to refer to the Third Person using a mere adjective and a noun, Holy Spirit.

In order to better relate to the Third Person as a person, in my narrowness of understanding, I'd like to use a personal noun. That's why I don't feel intimate to talk to the Third Person calling Him "Breath" or "Wind", besides He's not a "flower-child."

Maybe because the Holy Spirit has no name.

Let me show you an example. Look at the story of Abraham, Isaac, and the un-named servant sent to find Isaac a wife.

The Fathers of the Church say that this is a "Type" or foreshadowing of the Trinity and the Church.

Abraham is a type for God, the Father.
Isaac, Abraham's own beloved son, who he was willing to sacrifice, foreshadows Jesus, the Beloved Son, who was sacrificed.
The un-named servant, sent to retrieve a wife for the son, foreshadows the Holy Spirit.
And Isaac's wife, Rebekah, foreshadows the Church, the bride of Christ.

The point of this rambling is that one of the reasons the servant pre-figures the Holy Spirit is because he has no name.
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Maybe because the Holy Spirit has no name.
That's a pretty interesting point!

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