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El Shaddai

The Almighty God (EL= Almightyness, Shaddai = Exhautless Bounty)

Found in Genesis 43:14

El Shaddai (Hebrew: אֵל שַׁדַּי, romanizedʾĒl Šaddāy; IPA: [el ʃadːaj]) or just Shaddai is one of the names of the God of Israel. El Shaddai is conventionally translated into English as God Almighty (Deus Omnipotens in Latin, Arabic: الله عزوجل, romanizedʾAllāh ʿazzawajal), but its original meaning is unclear. The translation of El as “God” or “Lord” in the Ugaritic and the Canaanite languages is straightforward, as El was the king of the gods in Ugaritic and Canaanite religion. The literal meaning of Shaddai, however, is the subject of debate. The form of the phrase “El Shaddai” fits the pattern of the divine names in the Ancient Near East, exactly as is the case with names like ʾĒl ʿOlām, ʾĒl ʿElyon and ʾĒl Bēṯ-ʾĒl.[1] As such, El Shaddai can convey several different semantic relations between the two words, among them:[2] the deity of a place called Shaddai, a deity possessing the quality of shaddai and a deity who is also known by the name Shaddai.

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