names of Our Lord

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Various names have been given to Our Lord in Holy Scripture and the liturgy of the Church. These are given below as found in the Old Testament, used by Himself, by the Apostles and Evangelists, and by others, particularly in the liturgy.

IN THE OLD TESTAMENT

  • Almighty Word, Wisdom 18:15
  • Brightness of Eternal Light, Wisdom 7:26
  • Child, Isaiah 9:6
  • Counsellor, Isaiah 9:6
  • Desire of Eternal Hills, Genesis 49:26
  • Desired of all nations, Aggeus 2:8
  • Emmanuel, Isaiah 7:14
  • Expectation of nations, Genesis
  • Father of World to Come, Isaiah
  • God the Mighty, Isaiah 9:6
  • Holy One of Israel, Isaiah 43:3
  • Holy One, Psalm 15:10
  • Just Branch, Jeremiah 23:5
  • Just, Isaiah 45:8
  • King of Glory, Psalm 23:7
  • Lord of Hosts, Isaiah 9:7
  • Lord Our Just One, Jeremiah 23:6
  • Man of Sorrows, Isaiah 53:3
  • Man, Michah 5:5
  • My Just One, Isaiah 41:10
  • Orient, Zachariah 6:12
  • Prince of Peace, Isaiah 9:6
  • Root of Jesse, Isaiah 11:10
  • Ruler of the Earth, Isaiah 16:1
  • Sun of Justice, Malachai 4:2
  • Wonderful, Isaiah 9:6

USED BY HIMSELF

  • Bread of Life, John, 6:35
  • Door, John, 10:9
  • Good Shepherd, John, 10:11
  • Life, John, 11:25
  • Light of the World, John, 9:5
  • Lord, John, 13:13
  • Master, John, 13:13
  • Resurrection and Life, John, 11:25
  • Son of Man, Matthew 8:2O
  • Son, John, 5:22
  • Vine, John, 15:1
  • Way, Truth, and Life, John, 14:6

USED BY THE APOSTLES and EVANGELISTS

  • Advocate, 1 John 2:1
  • Almighty, Apocalypse 1:8
  • Alpha and Omega, Apocalypse 1:8
  • Amen, Apocalypse 3:14
  • Author and Finisher of Faith, Hebrews 12:2
  • Author of Life, Acts 3:15
  • Beginning and End, Apocalypse 1:8
  • Blessed God, Mark, 14:61
  • Child Jesus, Luke 2:43
  • Christ Jesus, 1 Timothy 1:1
  • Christ, Matthrew 1:18
  • Corner-Stone, Epheisans 2:21
  • Day Star, 2 Peter 1:19
  • Faith, Hebrews 12:2
  • Faithful Witness, Apocalypse 1:5
  • First and Last, Apocalypse 1:17
  • First Born from the Dead, Apocalypse 1:5
  • Galitean, Matthew 26:69
  • God of the Jews, Romans 3:29
  • Great Pastor, Hebrews 13:20
  • He that is to come, Hebrews 10:37
  • Head, Ephesians 4:15
  • High Priest, Hebrews 2:17
  • Jesus Christ the Just, 1 John 2:1
  • Jesus, Matthew 27:17
  • Key of David, Apocalypse 3:7
  • King of Kings, Apocalypse 19:16
  • Lamb of God, John 1:29
  • Life Eternal, 1 John 1:2
  • Lion of the Tribe of Juda, Apocalypse 5:5
  • Living Stone, 1 Peter 2:4
  • Lord Jesus Christ, Acts 10:48
  • Lord of All, Galatians 4:1
  • Lord of Lords, Apocalypse 19:16
  • Lord Our God, Apocalypse 4:11
  • Mediator, Hebrews 9:15
  • Messias, John 1:41 (passim)
  • Only Begotten of the Father, John 1:14
  • Our Lord Jesus Ghrist, Romans 1:4
  • Pascha Nostrum, 1 Corinthians 5:7
  • Power of God, 1 Corinthians 1:24
  • Priest, Hebrews 8:4
  • Prince of the kings of the earth, Apocalypse 1:5
  • Rabbi, John 1:18
  • Rock of Scandal, Romans 9:33
  • Root of David, Apocalypse 5:6
  • Saviour of the world, John 4:42
  • Saviour, Luke 2:11
  • Son of David, Mark 12:86
  • Son of God, Matthew 8:29
  • Son of Joseph, Luke, 3:23
  • Son of the Living God, Matthew 16:16
  • Star of the morning, Apocalypse 2:23
  • Stone of stumbling, 1 Peter 2:8
  • Stone, Matthew 21:42
  • Teacher, John 3:2
  • That which was from the beginning, 1 John 1:1
  • Victim, Ephesians 5:2
  • Wisdom of God, 1 Corinthians 1:24
  • Word, John 1:1
  • Word of God, Apocalypse 19:13
  • Word of Life, 1 John 1:1

USED BY OTHERS

  • Adonai, O Antiphons
  • Angel in the liturgy of the Mass
  • Captain of our salvation, Ephiphany, Matins
  • Captain of the Martyrs, Octain of Saint Stephen, Matins
  • Carpenter’s Son, Matthew 13:55
  • Christ our King, First Wednesday in Advent, Matins
  • Christ the Lord, Saturday within Octave of Christmas, Matins
  • Eagle, Saint Maximus, Homily 42
  • Eternal, Christmas Day, Lauds
  • Eternal Word of God made Flesh, Ember Saturday in Advent, Martins
  • Glory of Thy people Israel, Luke 2:32
  • God of God, title in Gloria
  • God our Saviour, Christmas Day, Vespers (I)
  • God the Son, Saturday within Octave of Christmas, Matins
  • Great Prophet, First Sunday in Advent, Lauds
  • Heavenly Bridegroom, Epiphany, Lauds
  • Holy, Luke 1:35
  • Holy One of God, Luke 4
  • King of all the earth, Second Monday in Advent, Vespers
  • King of Angel Hosts above, Circumcision, Matins
  • King of Heaven, Christmas Day, Matins
  • King of Israel, Mark 15:32
  • King of Righteousness, Third Thursday in Advent, Matins
  • King of the Gentiles, O Antiphons
  • King of the Jews, Matthew 2:2
  • King Peaceful, Christmas Day, Vespers (I)
  • Light to the revelation of the Gentiles, Luke 2:32
  • Light of Light, title in Gloria
  • Lord of Angels, Eve of Epiphany, Matins
  • Lord Our King, Fourth set of antiphons
  • Lord our Lawgiver, Fourth set of antiphons
  • Lord our Saviour, Circumcision, Matins
  • Lord that shall rule, Fourth set of antiphons
  • Lord the King, Ephiphany, Matins
  • Lord the Ruler, Second Sunday in Advent, Matins

MLA Citation

  • “names of Our Lord”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 23 October 2010. Web. 28 August 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/names-of-our-lord/>