"Be Thou My Vision" ("High king of heaven...."), words It appears in Moses' final song in Deuteronomy 32:8 (a much discussed verse). In return the suzerain had an obligation to protect vassal kingdoms in case they were attacked. While the name Yahweh is used in Genesis in connection with Abraham and the patriarchs, and many personal names of the period include Yah In Eusebius' account of Philo of Byblos (c. 64–141 CE) record of Sanchuniathon's euhemeristic account of the Phoenician deities, Elioun, whom he calls Hypsistos 'the highest' and who is therefore possibly ʿElyōn, is quite separate from his Elus/Cronus who is the supreme god Ēl. 2 Peter, Jude applied to a basket in Genesis 40.17 or to a chamber in Ezekiel 42.5). ´El `Elyon as being "Creator of heaven and earth" (14:19b) in the same way as Abraham does (14:22) -- in other words, both Melchizedek and Abraham see The Hebrew word `elyôn, means "most high," (from the root `ālā, "go up, climb, ascend). He is the Most High God and his glory spills over onto us as we behold him (2 Corinthians El Shaddai (אל ש די) is most often translated as "God Almighty". ´El, then, is the strong and powerful One. our God. Bible references Genesis 14:17-22 Psalms 78:35 Daniel 4:34 Acts 16:17. of EMI Christian Music In Lesson 6, "God Our King," we'll consider other titles of supremacy -- God of gods, Lord of lords (Deuteronomy 10:17), and King of kings (1 Timothy 6:15). Abraham's ancestors were idolaters and polytheists & 2 Thessalonians In Jesus' name, I call upon you. El Gibor V'El Elyon Levadcha Ata Adon Levadcha Ata Kadosh Melech Hamlachim means MIghty God and Most High God, You alone are Lord. gates", chorus No.33 from Handel's Messiah (1741). Philippians [original research?] atmosphere. Whenever God spoke to him, he obeyed immediately in faith.3. El Elyon Most High God Holy is Your Name No one can know the secrets hidden in Your heart Mysteries beyond the reach of man No one else commands the sun to rise and then to fall verse 39), "See now that I myself am He! Twila Paris' song, "He Is Exalted" expresses this concept well: So does "I Exalt Thee" by Pete Sanchez, Jr. Words and music by Twila Paris, © 1985 Straightway Music (ASCAP) (a division of EMI Christian Music Publishing) / Mountain Spring Music. We'll treat the idea of kingship in Lesson 6, but here consider the exaltation that is represented by the title King of Glory, or glorious King, that is, the King whose is characterized by glory. "Lord Most High," words and music by Don Harris and Gary Kidner comments that the phrase my glory "indicates the honor of serving such a master; perhaps, too, the radiance He imparts (cf. In the Ugaritic Canaanite culture, for example, Also Psalm 97:9: "For you, Lord [YHWH], are Most High [ʽelyōn] over all the earth; you are raised high over all the gods. Then, after a gap comes ’l wʽlyn, Frank Moore Cross (1973) accepts all three interpretations as possibilities. Jesus is called "the Lord of glory" (1 Corinthians 2:8). ʾĒl ʿElyōn is usually rendered in English as "God Most High", and similarly in the Septuagint as ὁ Θεός ὁ ὕψιστος ("God the highest"). Psalms Meaning The most high God. and handouts for groups or classes, suggests songs, Since the Scriptures themselves don't state it nearly so clearly, I think it is wiser to see Melchizedek as a type of Christ, an historical figure who had some things in common with the Messiah (see also Hebrews 5:6, 10; 6:20; 7:1, 10-11, 15, 17). Moses comprehensive with 120 core names, titles, etc., total of 219 varieties. According to Sanchuniathon it is from Sky and Earth that Ēl and various other deities are born, though ancient texts refer to Ēl as creator of heaven and earth. Music). This possibly means "’Ēl and ʽElyōn", seemingly also two separate gods, followed by further pairs of deities. http://www.joyfulheart.com/forums/index.php?act=ST&f=95&t=395. "7 Christians tend see in this plural term ´ĕlōhīm a testimony to the plurality of persons in the godhead,8 which is revealed more fully in the New Testament. As to Beruth who is here ʿElyōn's wife, a relationship with Hebrew bərīt 'covenant' or with the city of Beirut have both been suggested. (1 Corinthians 8:4), It may appear in Exodus 3:8 that God had never before been called Yahweh, but that clearly isn't the case. Its force is so compelling that it remolds the meaning of doxa from an opinion of men, in the Greek classics, to something absolutely objective in the Septuagint (Greek Old Testament) and New Testament." It's not your typical mystical ritual or physical tradition His mission: put a switch in your spiritual condition Grantin' phat mansions, chantin' christian anthems Sparked a holy culture and I'm ghost like the phantom When you don’t know where to turn. `Elyon). Psalm 57:2 says, “I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.” The His light is also a fire that will burn and consume his enemies, which are counted as mere thorns and briars. Both interpretations have supporters. Sanchuniathon tells only: In their time is born a certain Elioun called "the Most High," and a female named Beruth, and these dwelt in the neighbourhood of Byblos. How do you or will you incorporate it in your worship? [3], The "Sefire I" inscription (KAI. Most High God in Greek: Ho Theos tou hypsistou Strong’s Concordance numbers: 2316, 5310 Bible references: Acts 16:17; Heb. The compound name "El Elyon" (translated "God Most High" or "Most High God") occurs 12 times in the Old Testament. Copyright © 2020, Ralph F. Wilson. Colossians El shaddai, el shaddai, El-elyon na adonia, Age to age you're still the same, By the power of the name.El shaddai, el shaddai, Erkamka na (©1985, Straightway Music, a div. (©1967, Ruth (Mae) McAlister), Common Abbreviations http://www.jesuswalk.com/names-god/refs.htm. Rebuild & Renew: Post-Exilic Books And he is exalted! Lamb of God There is no god besides me." (The 'ai' in 'Adonai' is a possessive.) Abraham's nephew and other residents of Sodom have been kidnapped as slaves, a prize of war, by a coalition of Macedonian kings that has conducted raids in the region. Utterbach (©1989, Utterbach Isaiah His glory fills the earth (Isaiah 6:3).15 A few times this idea is used as a title or metaphor of God: In this verse extolling God's military prowess and protection, the Psalmist calls the Lord "my Glory." e-book formats. 'El. [citation needed], Its occurrence here was one foundation of a theory first espoused by Julius Wellhausen that ʼĒl ʻElyōn was an ancient god of Salem (for other reasons understood here to mean Jerusalem), later equated with God. Sermon 12-6-2020 by Pastor Dwight Greene at Living Word Worship Center Natchez MS ** We do not own the rights to any of the music played in this broadcast** Sadler (©1996, Integrity's Hosanna! It first occurs four times in Genesis 14:18-20,22 — 18 Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine to celebrate Abram's military victory: and he was priest of God Most High [El Elyon]. A translation of the Masoretic text: When the Most High (ʽElyōn) divided nations, he separated the sons of man (Ādām); A great king (suzerain) would conquer weaker kingdoms and extract pledges of allegiance -- and annual tribute -- from their kings (vassals). John's Gospel These are just a few. As mentioned, the generic name for God is ´El. "9 Usually, however, ´ĕlōhīm is structurally plural, but treated grammatically as a singular noun. The Hittite theogony knows of a primal god named Alalu who fathered Sky (and possibly Earth) and who was overthrown by his son Sky, who was in turn overthrown by his son Kumarbi. I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; But ’Elyōn is in other places firmly identified with Yahweh, as in 2 Samuel 22:14: The Lord [YHWH] thundered from heaven, One idea behind Most High God is supremacy of this God over all other gods. http://www.joyfulheart.com/forums/index.php?act=ST&f=95&t=393. [citation needed], The most controversial is in the earliest of three Aramaic treaty inscriptions found at al-Safirah 16 miles (26 km) southeast of Aleppo. Nahor, lived beyond the River and worshiped other gods" (Joshua Help me to exult in you, O Most High. The name is repeated later in the chapter, but with a variation: verse fifty-six says ʼElohim ʻElyōn. Glorious Kingdom, The El Elyon Most High God Holy is Your Name No one can know the secrets hidden in Your heart Mysteries beyond the reach of man Mary E. Byrne(1905), and versed by Eleanor H. Hull (1912). The compound name ʼĒl ʻElyōn 'God Most High' occurs in Genesis 14:18–20 as the God whose priest was Melchizedek, king of Salem. ", Outside of the Biblical texts the term "Most High" occurs seldom. Here are some other titles, names, and metaphors that carry the idea of exaltation. Watercolors ʾĒl ʿElyōn is usually rendered in English as "God Most High", and similarly in the Septuagint as ὁ Θεός ὁ ὕψιστος ("God the highest"). Daniel Melchizedek's name for God is a pair of words, Hebrew ´el `elyôn (found also in Psalm 78:35). the LORD, circumcision, prayer, making vows, and tithing -- as well as planting trees and setting up monuments. Joshua Now available as in suggest, (worshippers of many gods). G. Lloyd Carr, TWOT #1624h; Stephen J. Andrews, "Melchizedek," DOTP 562-564; Roland de Vaux. James he set the bounds of the masses, according to the number of the sons of Israel, Many Septuagint manuscripts have in place of "sons of Israel", angelōn theou 'angels of God' and a few have huiōn theou 'sons of God'. Music Inc./PolyGram), "He Is Exalted, the King is Exalted on High," by Twila Paris Karen Davis Sar Shalom ℗ 2003 Galilee of the Nations Music USA, … Names of Jesus David, Life of Almighty," words and Melchizedek sees (www.joyfulheart.com/contact/). NAS: be God Most High, Who KJV: And blessed be the most high God, INT: and blessed God Most Who has delivered Genesis 14:22 HEB: י הו ה א ל ע ל י ו ן ק נ ה ש מ י ם NAS: God Most High, possessor KJV: God, Melchizedek is a priest serving the same God that Abraham himself serves. "16 I see God as my Glory, the one I boast in, much as he is once called "the Pride of Jacob" (Amos 8:7). Do not put this on a website. A similar tradition seems to be at the basis of Sanchuniathon's account. But observe that Most High God could be a transitional term to describe the God that is greater than all other gods in a pantheon, if you believed in other gods. Christmas Incarnation He is over all. "Make Mention That His Name Is Exalted" (Isaiah 12:4). The place to begin Abraham's understanding of God is with his This is trumpeted by the Psalmist: Abraham clearly identifies ´El `Elyon with Yahweh in Genesis 14:22 and seems to welcome Melchizedek's blessing. by Gabriel Music, Inc. PO Box 840999, Houston, TX. When all have turned away and you stand alone, forsaken, confused, and angry.Way too often we turn to a friend or to food or our favorite addiction, rather than to El-Elyon, The God Most High. But Isaiah sees the Holy One as a burning lamp, a flame. Hebrews And from them is born Epigeius or Autochthon, whom they afterwards called Sky; so that from him they named the element above us Sky because of the excellence of its beauty. [citation needed], "Most High" redirects here. It is possible also that these indicate two aspects of the same god. Then we took the concept of the exaltation of God to the highest place and found it in the High and Lofty One, the Lord of Glory, and the Father of Glory. El-Elyon na Adonai (אל עליון נא אדני) is a combination of two names for God, meaning "God Most High, please my Lord". However, Abraham and the other patriarchs practiced various forms of worship, including building altars, offering sacrifices, calling on the name of It expresses, "the exaltedness and overwhelming majesty of God. "Lift up your Heads, O ye religion, stole her father's "household gods" (Genesis 31:32-35; 35:2-4). Joshua reminds the people, "Long ago Meditate on the titles "King of Glory" (Psalm 24:7-10) and "Father of glory" (Ephesians 1:17). In this verse the name of God also occurs in apposition to ʼĒl ʻElyōn in the Masoretic Text but is absent in the Samaritan version, in the Septuagint translation, and in Symmachus. Laurell Hubick - Names of God Lyrics. Just who is this "God Most High"? As you worship God, never forget his supremacy and his exaltation. ´El was the proper name of the titular head of the hierarchy of deities (as in numerous other Semitic cultures).4 In the Old Testament the word is found in three main forms: ´ēl, ´ĕlōah, and the plural ´ĕlōhīm. Elyon (Biblical Hebrew .mw-parser-output .script-hebrew,.mw-parser-output .script-Hebr{font-family:"SBL Hebrew","SBL BibLit","Frank Ruehl CLM","Taamey Frank CLM","Ezra SIL","Ezra SIL SR","Keter Aram Tsova","Taamey Ashkenaz","Taamey David CLM","Keter YG","Shofar","David CLM","Hadasim CLM","Simple CLM","Nachlieli",Cardo,Alef,"Noto Serif Hebrew","Noto Sans Hebrew","David Libre",David,"Times New Roman",Gisha,Arial,FreeSerif,FreeSans}עליון‎; Masoretic ʿElyōn) is an epithet of the God of the Israelites in the Hebrew Bible. Beginning the Journey (for new Christians). Here are a few well-known passages where the title occurs: "You who live in the shelter of the Most High, 222.I.A.8–12; ANET p. 659), which dates to about 750 BCE, lists the major patron deities of each side, all of them in pairs coupled by "and", in each case a male god and the god's spouse when the names are known. The word ‘elyon sometimes indicates the highest or uppermost of pairs or collections (Gen. 40:17; Deut. by Don Moen and Paul Baloche (©2003,  In Isaiah's prophecy, the Lord identifies himself as "the High and Lofty One.". A list of lyrics, artists and songs that contain the term "Elyon" - from the Lyrics.com website. Contact Us Christ Powered Life (Rom 5-8) One of my favorite hymns, "Be Thou My Vision," recalls the ancient feudal structure that St. Patrick found when he brought Christianity to Northern Ireland. The New Revised Standard Version translates this as "he fixed the boundaries … according to the number of the gods". Abraham's monotheism contrasts sharply with the polytheism of his forebears. Most often in the Old Testament, however, ´ēl appears in its plural form ´ĕlōhīm, usually reserved for the Israelite's God. The strutting kings, princes, and politicians of this earth are mere men. tune is of Irish folk origin. http://www.joyfulheart.com/forums/index.php?act=ST&f=95&t=392. en Español My books are available in paperback and Kindle from Amazon. paperback and  "My Glory and the Lifter of My Head," by Ruth (Mae) McAlister He began with the basic word for God, the generic Canaanite name for the cosmic deity, 89:27). Detailed Nobody does it like the Most High God (4X) [Verse 1: Phanatik] I gets meticulously reckless when I'm splittin' beats in half Fast to take a blood bath so I don't meet with wrath The name ʽElyōn 'Most High' standing alone is found in many poetic passages, especially in the Psalms. The phrasing in Genesis resembles a retelling of Canaanite religious traditions in Philo of Byblos's account of Phoenician history, in which ʻElyōn was the progenitor of Ouranos ("Sky") and Gaia ("Earth").[1]. Donations The basic form El appears over 250 times in the Tanakh.Appears primarily in construct relation when describing the God of Israel. Jacob 26:19; Ps. El Elyon has supremacy over all the false gods. Translation of Hebrew lyrics El Shaddai is most often translated as "God Almighty (אל ש די)." And he has a sister born of the aforesaid parents, who was called Earth, and from her, he says, because of her beauty, they called the earth by the same name. In this ancient Irish poem, the unknown author addresses God using this terminology, which begins near the end of the third stanza and on into the fourth: The twin concepts in Most High God are found in a single verse -- supemacy and exaltation: Exaltation carries the idea of being lifted up above all others, living on high. `Elyon) and traced this common title elsewhere in Scripture. Another way of looking at exalting God is to focus on the idea of his glory (Hebrew kābōd, Greek doxa). Christian Art, About Us Publishing), "I Exalt Thee" by Pete Sanchez, Jr. (©1977, Buy your copy Pete Sanchez, Jr., Admin. Lord's Supper It is perhaps an adjectival description rather than a real title, but it expresses something of God's essence. Enforcement He is the sovereign God we can put our trust in. We began with ´El and ´Elohim, the generic word for God and the plural form of God used widely in the Bible. [2], This passage appears to identify ʽElyōn with ’Elohim, but not necessarily with Yahweh. Together they appear 2,600 times in the Old Testament (compared to Yahweh, which appears 6,828 times). (Deuteronomy 4:35, cf. The basic meaning is "to be heavy, weighty," that is Definitely for better choirs, but great to play for celebrative The form appears again almost immediately in verse 22, used by Abraham in an oath to the king of Sodom. Then we examined the next clear revelation of God to Abraham -- the Most High God (´El Most celebrated, perhaps are verses where the pronouns referring to God are in the first person plural: These may reflect a plural of majesty, a plural of deliberation, or perhaps better "a plural of fullness" or "duality within the Godhead. The suzerain was known as the king of kings -- the king of all the other kings. Meditate on the phrase "High and Lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy...." (Isaiah 57:15, RSV). (short for Yahweh), that name probably didn't comprise his main understanding of God (Exodus 6:3).2 We'll discuss God's revelation of the name Yahweh (Jehovah, I AM THAT I AM) to Moses in Lesson 3. for now, let's consider the other ways in which he began to know God. Gideon your forefathers, including Terah the father of Abraham and A New Testament word. Meditate on the title "Most High." `elyôn, as a divine name signifying the supremacy of the deity, is known from both Ugaritic and Phoenician texts appearing there as epithets of the highest gods of the pantheons." There is no god or demon that can begin to match by Gabriel Music, Inc.). music by Bob Fitts (©1984, 77284-0999), "Glory" (NIV, NRSV) and "strength" (KJV) is. The glory of God is a huge theme in the Bible, but let's conclude with a couple more verses: Q4. But we're getting ahead of … 1 Peter The Ten Commandments require: "You shall have no other gods before me" (Exodus 20:3). Amen. It's pretty clear that Abraham was a monotheist by this time; we just don't know enough about Melchizedek to know his belief system. E-mail Bible Study In the New Testament we see the phrase, possible a title, "Father of glory.". In Isaiah 14:13–14 ʽElyōn is used in a very mystical context in the passage providing the basis for later speculation on the fall of Satan where the rebellious prince of Babylon is pictured as boasting: I shall be enthroned in the mount of the council in the farthest north [or farthest Zaphon]. The question of Melchizedek's exact identity isn't important to this study.12. For a more detailed exposition of this passage see my "Faith of Abraham" series, Lesson 3 (www.jesuswalk.com/abraham/3_rescue.htm). Em C You sit enthroned above the circle of the earth Bm7 Am Spreading out the heavens like a veil Em C You hold the universe so firmly in Your hand Bm7 Am Reaching out in love to all the world Em C Bm7 El Elyon Most High God Am Holy is Your name Em C Bm7 El Elyon Most High God Am Holy is Your name Em C No one can known the secrets hidden in Your heart Bm7 Am Mysteries beyond the reach of … El Elyon, God Might High, or sometimes LORD Most High is used through Scripture to refer to the LORD, Creator of heaven and earth. El-Elyon na Adonai is a combination of two names for God, meaning "God Most High, O Lord" (na is a particle of entreaty, sometimes translated "please" but often left untranslated). 7 Last Words of Christ This page was last edited on 5 November 2020, at 20:21. The Dead Sea Scrolls fragment 4QDeutj reads bny ’lwhm 'sons of God' ('sons of ’Elohim'). What do you learn about God from this phrase? And their father, the Most High, died in an encounter with wild beasts, and was deified, and his children offered to him libations and sacrifices. A single copy of this article is free. Includes Hebrew & Greek word studies, discussion questions John's Letters How should this affect your outlook on life, your way of conducting yourself? Elyon (Biblical Hebrew עליון ; Masoretic ʿElyōn) is an epithet of the God of the Israelites in the Hebrew Bible. God revealed himself to Abraham as that Supreme King, God Most High. Thus Abraham no longer worshipped other gods but the Most High God only. Songs abound, taken from phrases in the Bible, such as "Make Mention That His Name Is Exalted" (Isaiah 12:4). The High King lived in Tara, who was over all the petty kings. You can purchase one of Dr. Wilson's complete Bible studies in PDF, Kindle, or paperback format. Holy Spirit, Disciple's Guide A search of the RSV on "Most High" shows 110 references, some including combinations such as "God Most High" (´ēl `elyōn), the LORD Most High (YHWH `elyôn, Psalm 47:2; 97:9), and "God Most High" (´ĕlōhīm `elyōn, Psalm 57:2; 78:56). Note that the pictogram for the word El appears as a "strong Controller" or Sovereign: Melchizedek (whose name means "king of righteousness") is both king of the (then) Jebusite city of Jerusalem and "priest of God Most High." Ephesians Baker sums up the various theories about ´ĕlōhīm: "The plural form is debated, with some seeing it as a plural of majesty, or royal plural, as an intensification or claim to exclusivity, or as an honorific. :of substance, worthy of respect." and the Most High [ʽElyōn] uttered his voice. Intro Em C Bm7 Asus Verse 1 Em C You sit enthroned above the circle of the earth Bm7 Asus Spreading out the heavens like a veil Em C You hold the universe so firmly in Your hand Bm7 Asus Reaching out in love to all the world Chorus Em7 C Bm7 Asus El Elyon, Most High God, Holy is Your name Em7 C Bm7 Asus El Elyon, Most High God, Holy is Your name Verse 2 Em C No one can know … Abraham Revelation (Administered by EMI Christian Music Publishing). ´El `Elyon as totally supreme over everything in earth and heaven,11-- total supremacy. See legal, copyright, and reprint information. 1 Corinthians (Genesis 14:19, 20, 22) What did Abraham and Melchizedek seem to believe in common about God Most High? Q2. are attributed to Dallan Forgaill, 8th Century, translated by "In Exodus 6:3 the Lord explains to Moses that by his name Yahweh he had not been "known" to the patriarchs, meaning "know" (see. "Blessed Be the Lord God 1 & 2 Timothy "Arise!" A couple more descriptors may fit in this category: Here the Light18 of Israel is illumination. One striking title is "the King of glory." David W. Baker, "God, Names of," DOTP 359-368. “Most High” is a name of God found in the Old Testament in both Hebrew (using ‘Elyon) and Aramaic (using ‘Ilaya’).The words are related to each other in meaning. All rights reserved. It has been suggested that the reference to "ʼĒl ʻElyōn, maker of heaven and earth" in Genesis 14:19 and 22 reflects a Canaanite background. Our God is over all! Satan is not God's equal, but merely a created and rebellious angel. The Translation of Hebrew lyrics Edit El Shaddai, as previously mentioned, is most often translated as "God Almighty." http://www.joyfulheart.com/forums/index.php?act=ST&f=95&t=394. This list is not comprehensive, as there are variations on some of these names, titles, and metaphors. His blessing uses this name: Abraham's response to the king of Sodom likewise uses the name: "I have raised my hand to the LORD, God Most High, Creator of heaven and earth, and have taken an oath...." (Genesis 14:22), Q1. On the basis of the Messianic Psalm 110:2-4, some people state categorically that Melchizedek in the Old Testament is an appearance of Christ. please let me know Later God reveals full-blown monotheism, that these other so-called gods are not gods at all and have no power and that the LORD is the one and only God: The term "Most High" is found a number of places in both the Old and New Testaments, especially in the poetic books. For song by Page and Plant, see, The examples and perspective in this article, Learn how and when to remove these template messages, Learn how and when to remove this template message, The Divine Council: "Deuteronomy 32:8 and the Sons of God", by Michael S. Heiser, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Elyon&oldid=987242194, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Different Hebrew words are used, but we see the same idea of exaltation and being lifted up above all others. 3:18). It can be read to mean that ʽElyōn separated mankind into 70 nations according to his 70 sons (the 70 sons of Ēl being mentioned in the Ugaritic texts), each of these sons to be the tutelary deity over one of the 70 nations, one of them being the god of Israel, Yahweh. The basic meaning of the root word seems to be "strong,"5 having to do with "power. Commentary "6 Jesus and the Kingdom We'll explore titles by which God's exalted nature is revealed: Father of Glory, the High and Lofty One, King of Glory, and My Glory. If you have a song in this category to Most High God, King of kings and Lord of Lords! God's overwhelmingly bright glory appears in a cloud (Exodus 16:10), fills the tabernacle (Exodus 40:34), and Ezekiel's temple (Ezekiel 9:3). 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