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Lexicon :: Strong's H136 - 'ăḏōnāy

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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Am emphatic form of אָדוֹן (H113)
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TWOT Reference: 27b

Strong’s Definitions

אֲדֹנָי ʼĂdônây, ad-o-noy'; an emphatic form of H113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only):—(my) Lord.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 434x

The KJV translates Strong's H136 in the following manner: Lord (431x), lord (2x), God (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 434x
The KJV translates Strong's H136 in the following manner: Lord (431x), lord (2x), God (1x).
  1. my lord, lord

    1. of men

    2. of God

  2. Lord - title, spoken in place of Yahweh in Jewish display of reverence

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
אֲדֹנָי ʼĂdônây, ad-o-noy'; an emphatic form of H113; the Lord (used as a proper name of God only):—(my) Lord.
STRONGS H136: Abbreviations
אָדוֺן noun masculine
בִּי אֲדנָי Exodus 4:10, 13; Joshua 7:8 (J) Judges 6:15; Judges 13:8 is referred to God
(2) reference to God: אֲדֹנָי
a. my Lord Genesis 20:4 (? E) Exodus 15:17 (Samaritan יהוה) elsewhere in Hexateuch, J; Genesis 18:3(?); Genesis 18:27, 30, 31, 32; [H113 Genesis 19:2, 18(?)] Exodus 4:10; Exodus 4:13; Exodus 5:22; Exodus 34:9; Numbers 14:17; Joshua 7:8; also Judges 6:15; Judges 13:8; not Samuel; 1 Kings 22:6; 2 Kings 19:23; not Chron. except memorials Ezra 10:3 (reference to Ezra) Nehemiah 1:11; Nehemiah 4:8 [Nehemiah 4:14]; Wisdom Literature only Job 28:28 (doubtless scribal error for יהוֺה of many MSS.); not Hosea; Isaiah 37:24; [H3068 Isaiah 38:14], 16 (historical part); exile Isaiah 49:14 (compare H113 Isaiah 51:22); Micah 1:2; Psalm 16:2 + (47 times, chiefly this sense, except below b.; compare אֱלֹהַי וַאדֹנָי my Lord and my God Psalm 35:23; (writers that use אֱלֹהִים seldom use אֲדֹנָי);
b. Adonay proper name of God, parallel with Yahweh, substitution for it often by scribal error, & eventually supplanting it. In earlier Isaiah 3:17 + (19 times seeming to belong here), Amos 7:7, 8; Amos 9:1; Ezekiel 18:25, 29; Ezekiel 33:17, 20; (H3068 Ezekiel 21:14 [Ezekiel 21:9]) (probably אֲדֹנָי י׳ as in usual phrase); Zechariah 9:4; [H3068 Malachi 1:12], 14; Lamentations 1:14 + (14 times) Psalm 2:4; Psalm 37:13; Psalm 78:65; [H3068 Psalm 90:17] (? יהוה) Psalm 110:5 (Dalman puts most of these below (a); — many cases are doubtful); 1 Kings 3:10, [H3068 1 Kings 3:15] (Masoretic אדני for יהוה compare Dalm 2 Kings 7:6; Dalm rightly questions; he reads יהוה). The phrases אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהַי Psalm 38:16 [Psalm 38:15]; Psalm 86:12, Adonay my God; אֲדֹנָי הָאֱלֹהִים Daniel 9:3, אֱלֹהֵינוּ א׳ Daniel 9:9, 15, הָאֵל א׳ Daniel 9:4 favour taking א׳ Daniel 1:2; Daniel 9:7, 8 (יהוה ?) Daniel 9:16; Daniel 9:17; Daniel 9:19; Daniel 9:19; Daniel 9:19 as the divine name.
4. אֲדֹנָי יהוה
(a) my Lord Yahweh (see H3068 יהוה) Genesis 15:2, 8 (JE) Joshua 7:7 (J, Greek Version of the LXX omit י׳) Deuteronomy 3:24; Deuteronomy 9:26; Judges 6:22; Judges 16:28; [H3068 2 Samuel 7:1] (6 times) 1 Kings 2:26; 1 Kings 8:53; probably Amos 3:7, 8; Amos 7:2, 4, 5; Amos 9:8; Jeremiah 1:6; Jeremiah 4:10; Jeremiah 14:13; Jeremiah 32:17, 25; Ezekiel 4:14; Ezekiel 8:1; Ezekiel 9:8; Ezekiel 11:13; Ezekiel 20:49; Ezekiel 37:3 (יָדַע כִּי אֲני א׳ י׳) Ezekiel 13:9; Ezekiel 23:49; Ezekiel 24:24; Ezekiel 28:24; Ezekiel 29:16 inappropriate in mouth of God; strike out אֲדֹנָי (Co) or read אֱלֹהֵיכֶם י׳ (Dalm); Micah 1:2; Zephaniah 1:7; Obadiah 1; Zechariah 9:14; Psalm 71:5; Psalm 71:16; Psalm 73:28;
(b) apparently proper name Adonay Yahweh Isaiah 25:8; Jeremiah 44:26; exile Isaiah 40:10 + (10 times, but Isaiah 61:1, 11 read יהוה, Greek Version of the LXX);
(c) uncertain whether (a) or (b) in prophetic formula אָמַר י׳ א׳ Isaiah 7:7; Isaiah 28:16; Isaiah 30:15; Isaiah 49:22; Isaiah 52:4; Isaiah 65:13; Jeremiah 7:20; Amos 1:8; Amos 3:11; Amos 5:3; Amos 7:6; Obadiah 1; Ezekiel (131 times); י׳ נְאֻם א׳ Isaiah 56:8; Jeremiah 2:22; Amos 3:13; Amos 4:5; Amos 8:3, 9, 11; Ezekiel (80 times); י׳ דְּבַר־א׳ Ezekiel 6:3; Ezekiel 25:3; Ezekiel 36:4; י׳ נִשְׁבַּע א׳ Amos 4:2; Amos 6:8; י׳ כֹּה הִרְאַנִי א׳ Amos 7:1, 4; Amos 8:1.
5. יהוה אֲדֹנָי Yahweh my Lord Psalm 68:21 [Psalm 68:20]; Psalm 109:21; Psalm 140:8 [Psalm 140:7]; Psalm 141:8; Habakkuk 3:19.
6. אֲדֹנָי יהוה צְבָאוֺת
(a) my Lord Yahweh Ṣ (see H6635 צבאות) Psalm 69:7 [Psalm 69:6]; Amos 9:5; Isaiah 10:23; Isaiah 22:5, 12; Isaiah 28:22 compare אֱלֹהֵי הַצְבָאוֺת א׳ י׳, Yahweh, the God of Hosts my Lord Amos 5:16;
(b) a divine name, Adonay, Yahweh Jeremiah 46:10 (twice in verse); Jeremiah 50:25;
(c) uncertain are צ׳ י׳ כֹּה אָמַר א׳ Isaiah 10:24; Isaiah 22:14, 15; נְאֻם א׳ צ׳ י׳ Isaiah 3:15; Jeremiah 2:19; Jeremiah 49:5; Jeremiah 50:31.

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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


15:2; 15:8; 18:3; 18:27; 18:30; 18:31; 18:32; 20:4


4:10; 4:10; 4:13; 4:13; 5:22; 15:17; 34:9




3:24; 9:26


7:7; 7:8; 7:8


6:15; 6:15; 6:22; 13:8; 13:8; 16:28

1 Kings

2:26; 3:10; 8:53; 22:6

2 Kings

7:6; 19:23




1:11; 4:14




2:4; 16:2; 35:23; 37:13; 38:15; 68:20; 69:6; 71:5; 71:16; 73:28; 78:65; 86:12; 109:21; 110:5; 140:7; 141:8


3:15; 3:17; 7:7; 10:23; 10:24; 22:5; 22:12; 22:14; 22:15; 25:8; 28:16; 28:22; 30:15; 37:24; 38:16; 40:10; 49:14; 49:22; 52:4; 56:8; 61:1; 61:11; 65:13


1:6; 2:19; 2:22; 4:10; 7:20; 14:13; 32:17; 32:25; 44:26; 46:10; 49:5; 50:25; 50:31




4:14; 6:3; 8:1; 9:8; 11:13; 13:9; 18:25; 18:29; 20:49; 23:49; 24:24; 25:3; 28:24; 29:16; 33:17; 33:20; 36:4; 37:3


1:2; 9:3; 9:4; 9:7; 9:8; 9:9; 9:15; 9:16; 9:17; 9:19; 9:19; 9:19


1:8; 3:7; 3:8; 3:11; 3:13; 4:2; 4:5; 5:3; 5:16; 6:8; 7:1; 7:2; 7:4; 7:4; 7:5; 7:6; 7:7; 7:8; 8:1; 8:3; 8:9; 8:11; 9:1; 9:5; 9:8


1; 1


1:2; 1:2






9:4; 9:14



Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H136 matches the Hebrew אֲדֹנָי ('ăḏōnāy),
which occurs 445 times in 430 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 9 (Gen 15:2–Psa 35:22)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:2 - And Abram said, Lord H136 GOD, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 15:8 - And he said, Lord H136 GOD, whereby shall I know that I shall inherit it?
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:27 - And Abraham answered and said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord, H136 which am but dust and ashes:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:30 - And he said unto him, Oh let not the Lord H136 be angry, and I will speak: Peradventure there shall thirty be found there. And he said, I will not do it, if I find thirty there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:31 - And he said, Behold now, I have taken upon me to speak unto the Lord: H136 Peradventure there shall be twenty found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for twenty's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 18:32 - And he said, Oh let not the Lord H136 be angry, and I will speak yet but this once: Peradventure ten shall be found there. And he said, I will not destroy it for ten's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:18 - And Lot said unto them, Oh, not so, my Lord:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 20:4 - But Abimelech had not come near her: and he said, Lord, H136 wilt thou slay also a righteous nation?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:10 - And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, H136 I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:13 - And he said, O my Lord, H136 send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 5:22 - And Moses returned unto the LORD, and said, Lord, H136 wherefore hast thou so evil entreated this people? why is it that thou hast sent me?
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:17 - Thou shalt bring them in, and plant them in the mountain of thine inheritance, in the place, O LORD, which thou hast made for thee to dwell in, in the Sanctuary, O Lord, H136 which thy hands have established.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 34:9 - And he said, If now I have found grace in thy sight, O Lord, H136 let my Lord, H136 I pray thee, go among us; for it is a stiffnecked people; and pardon our iniquity and our sin, and take us for thine inheritance.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:17 - And now, I beseech thee, let the power of my Lord H136 be great, according as thou hast spoken, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 3:24 - O Lord H136 GOD, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy works, and according to thy might?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:26 - I prayed therefore unto the LORD, and said, O Lord H136 GOD, destroy not thy people and thine inheritance, which thou hast redeemed through thy greatness, which thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with a mighty hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:17 - For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty, and a terrible, which regardeth not persons, nor taketh reward:
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:11 - Behold, the ark of the covenant of the Lord of all the earth passeth over before you into Jordan.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:13 - And it shall come to pass, as soon as the soles of the feet of the priests that bear the ark of the LORD, the Lord of all the earth, shall rest in the waters of Jordan, that the waters of Jordan shall be cut off from the waters that come down from above; and they shall stand upon an heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 5:14 - And he said, Nay; but as captain of the host of the LORD am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship, and said unto him, What saith my lord unto his servant?
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:7 - And Joshua said, Alas, O Lord H136 GOD, wherefore hast thou at all brought this people over Jordan, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites, to destroy us? would to God we had been content, and dwelt on the other side Jordan!
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:8 - O Lord, H136 what shall I say, when Israel turneth their backs before their enemies!
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:15 - And he said unto him, Oh my Lord, H136 wherewith shall I save Israel? behold, my family is poor in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father's house.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:22 - And when Gideon perceived that he was an angel of the LORD, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord H136 GOD! for because I have seen an angel of the LORD face to face.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 13:8 - Then Manoah intreated the LORD, and said, O my Lord, H136 let the man of God which thou didst send come again unto us, and teach us what we shall do unto the child that shall be born.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:28 - And Samson called unto the LORD, and said, O Lord H136 GOD, remember me, I pray thee, and strengthen me, I pray thee, only this once, O God, that I may be at once avenged of the Philistines for my two eyes.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:18 - Then went king David in, and sat before the LORD, and he said, Who am I, O Lord H136 GOD? and what is my house, that thou hast brought me hitherto?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:19 - And this was yet a small thing in thy sight, O Lord H136 GOD; but thou hast spoken also of thy servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord H136 GOD?
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:20 - And what can David say more unto thee? for thou, Lord H136 GOD, knowest thy servant.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:22 - Wherefore thou art great, O LORD God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:28 - And now, O Lord H136 GOD, thou art that God, and thy words be true, and thou hast promised this goodness unto thy servant:
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 7:29 - Therefore now let it please thee to bless the house of thy servant, that it may continue for ever before thee: for thou, O Lord H136 GOD, hast spoken it: and with thy blessing let the house of thy servant be blessed for ever.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 2:26 - And unto Abiathar the priest said the king, Get thee to Anathoth, unto thine own fields; for thou art worthy of death: but I will not at this time put thee to death, because thou barest the ark of the Lord H136 GOD before David my father, and because thou hast been afflicted in all wherein my father was afflicted.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:10 - And the speech pleased the Lord, H136 that Solomon had asked this thing.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 3:15 - And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:53 - For thou didst separate them from among all the people of the earth, to be thine inheritance, as thou spakest by the hand of Moses thy servant, when thou broughtest our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord H136 GOD.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 22:6 - Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said unto them, Shall I go against Ramothgilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said, Go up; for the Lord H136 shall deliver it into the hand of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 7:6 - For the Lord H136 had made the host of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great host: and they said one to another, Lo, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 19:23 - By thy messengers thou hast reproached the Lord, H136 and hast said, With the multitude of my chariots I am come up to the height of the mountains, to the sides of Lebanon, and will cut down the tall cedar trees thereof, and the choice fir trees thereof: and I will enter into the lodgings of his borders, and into the forest of his Carmel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 1:11 - O Lord, H136 I beseech thee, let now thine ear be attentive to the prayer of thy servant, and to the prayer of thy servants, who desire to fear thy name: and prosper, I pray thee, thy servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man. For I was the king's cupbearer.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 4:14 - And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not ye afraid of them: remember the Lord, H136 which is great and terrible, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 8:10 - Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 10:29 - They clave to their brethren, their nobles, and entered into a curse, and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes;
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:28 - And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, H136 that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 2:4 - He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord H136 shall have them in derision.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:2 - O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: H136 my goodness extendeth not to thee;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:30 - A seed shall serve him; it shall be accounted to the Lord H136 for a generation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:8 - I cried to thee, O LORD; and unto the LORD H136 I made supplication.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:17 - Lord, H136 how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:22 - This thou hast seen, O LORD: keep not silence: O Lord, H136 be not far from me.

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