Pronunciation of the Names of God – Kabbalah

Pronunciation of the Names of God – Kabbalah

The mystical Hebrew names of God are associated in Kabbalah with the ten sefirot (divine emanations of God):

Adonai, “Lord” (Malkhut); pronunciation: ah-doh-NIE (ie as the i in high)

El Hai, “Living God”; pronunciation: ehl khie. (kh as in German buch or Scottish loch. Place tongue in position for sounding the letter k, but release the breath in a stream as in pronouncing an h)

Shaddai, “Almighty” (Yesod); pronunciation: shah-DIE

Elohim Tzevaot, “God of hosts” (Hod); pronunciation: ehl-oh-HEEM tz vah-OHT

YHVH Tzevaot, spoken Adonai Tzevaot, “Lord of hosts” (Netzah); pronunciation: ah-doh-NIE tz vah-OHT

YHVH, spoken Adonai (Tiferet); pronunciation: ah-doh-NIE (ie as the i in high)

Elohim, “God” (Gevurah); pronunciation: ehl-oh-HEEM

El, “God” (Hesed); pronunciation: ehl

YHVH, spoken Elohim (Binah); pronunciation: ehl-oh-HEEM

Yah, “the Eternal” (Hokhmah); pronunciation: yah

Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh, “I AM THAT I AM” (Keter); pronunciation: eh-heh-YEH ah-SHAIR eh-heh-YEH

Read more about the meaning behind the names of God, The Mysteries of the Divine Names – #4 The Names of God Series.

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