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Adonai  n.  A Hebrew name for God, usually translated in the Old Testament by the word "Lord". Note: The later Jews used its vowel points to fill out the tetragrammaton Yhvh, or Ihvh, "the incommunicable name," and in reading substituted "Adonai".

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"Adonai" Quotes from Famous Books

... im ischar harob hal hebdeca bimeherah thithen li kikar lehem: chanchat ub laah al Adonai cho nen ral.' To which answered Epistemon, At this time have I understood him very well; for it is the Hebrew tongue most rhetorically pronounced. Then ...
— Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete. • Francois Rabelais

... "Adonai, come! with crashing rote of chariots come; or moonlight- mild, alone, afloat, Messussah, come; with floods of lutes, or thundering throat, but ...
— The Lord of the Sea • M. P. Shiel

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