Etymology of the Name God

Oddly, the exact history of the word God is unknown. The word “God” is a relatively new European invention, which was never used in any of the ancient Judaeo-Christian scripture manuscripts that were written in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek or Latin.

According to the best efforts of linguists and researchers, the root of the present word God is the Sanskrit word hu which means to call upon, invoke, implore. -Wikipedia Encyclopedia.

The absolute truth is “God” is the word used in the English Language.

NOTE the emphasis upon the “Name” God. GOD is not a name. “GOD” or God is a WORD. That is what John meant when he said “In the beginning was the WORD “GOD”.  And the (that) “word“;  WAS …”God. John 1:1:

The NAME OF GOD is YWHA (I AM). Ex:3:13:   “And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers hath sent me unto you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say unto them?”
Ex:3:14: And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he (GOD) said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, {Tell them} “I AM hath sent me unto you”.

God did not say Jehovah, Elohim or Shad’dai has sent me unto you. It was “Yahweh” {phonetic pronunciation i.e. in Spanish “Yo soy”} a name so sacred to the children of Israel, they refuse to speak it openly. That is why phonetically, the sound of the pronunciation of Yahveh (Jehovah) was used.  However if you take the vowels out of the Hebrew language as the Arabic language does; the word Jehovah with the letter “v” having the same phonetic as the letter “w” you will pronounce the name as “YHWH” and with the letter “J” having the same phonetic sound as the letter “y”, Jehovah, then, becomes Yahweh, or Jehovah.

ALSO: Similar to the Spanish language “Yo estoy” or “Soy” means “I am” or Yah weh. This does not mean I am is to say; “whatever YOU want me to be”. that is inclusion.  It means;  just what GOD said it meant…. I am whatever IT IS that I am; and whatever I am, that is what I am.

Surely I can be whatever you ASK me to be. But I will not be whatever you want me to be.  Some may want me to be a god of war.  Some may want me to be a god of vengeance.  Some may want me to be a covering for their carnal desires.  But I will not.

“I AM”  is GOD; and GOD alone.  I was here before time, during time and after time shall end: I am ETERNAL. I am THE Eternal.
The only source or Entity that can equate to that is GOD.  That is why there can only be ONE GOD.

You are MAN.  That is what You are.

You are MANKIND; however,  you also have a personal name.

The “WORD” for what you are is MALE and FEMALEMAN-KIND“.

I am what I am; and that is “GOD”GOD is SPIRIT.

There is no definitive definition of the word “Spirit” to be found in English dictionaries.  The closest I have found is recorded in Wikipedia on line.

The English word spirit comes from the Latin spiritus, meaning “breath“, but also “spirit, soul, courage, vigor”, ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European *(s)peis. It is distinguished from Latin anima, “soul” (which nonetheless also derives from an Indo-European root meaning “to breathe”, earliest form *h2enh1 [2]). In Greek, this distinction exists between pneuma (πνεῦμα), “breath, motile air, spirit,” and psykhē (ψυχή), “soul”[3] (even though the latter term, ψῡχή = psykhē/psūkhē, is also from an Indo-European root meaning “to breathe”: *bhes-, zero grade *bhs- devoicing in proto-Greek to *phs-, resulting in historical-period Greek ps- in psūkhein, “to breathe”, whence psūkhē, “spirit”, “soul”[4]).

The word “spirit” came into Middle English via Old French. The distinction between soul and spirit also developed in the Abrahamic religions: Arabic nafs (نفس) opposite rúħ (روح); Hebrew neshama (נְשָׁמָה nəšâmâh) or nephesh (in Hebrew neshama comes from the root NŠM or “breath”) opposite ruach (רוּחַ rûaħ). (Note, however, that in Semitic just as in Indo-European, this dichotomy has not always been as neat historically as it has come to be taken over a long period of development: Both נֶ֫פֶשׁ (root נפשׁ) and רוּחַ (root רוח), as well as cognate words in various Semitic languages, including Arabic, also preserve meanings involving misc. air phenomena: “breath”, “wind”, and even “odour”.[5][6][7]).

If you did not understand any of that, don’t be alarmed, neither did I.  Regardless of all that verbiage, the best definition for the (single) word “Spirit” {pertaining to GOD} is ANYTHING THAT IS NOT MATERIAL, NATURAL or CARNAL.

I AM is the only GOD. Beside me (except for me) there is no other GOD.

Like the Atom, DNA, and other invisible objects and entities, that cannot be seen or described, in solid or material ways; “GOD”, which is a WORD, can only be revealed “symbolically.”

This may be hard for you to image, but try. The circle is the most universal symbol or graphic that is known to mankind. It represents perfection, completion, eternal continuance, continuity and infinity.

Three (3) is the number representing perfection.

Three equally concentric circles balanced and entwined within each other also defines infinity.

The TRINITARIAN WORD “GOD” is represented by a single letter within each concentric circle spells G O D:  The WORD that was in the beginning that WAS God and IN {denoting and defining} “GOD”. -John 1:1:  There is a circle which encloses [top] “I am GOD” [left] “I am the SON of GOD” [right] “I am the SPIRIT of GOD”.  That is what comprises the TRIUNE “GODHEAD”.

THE TRINITY OF MAN created in the IMAGE OF GOD in this form.


image of GOD AND MAN.

We were all taught to image or imagine God as a SINGLE (compact) OBJECT containing form and/or STRUCTURE. That is why we use the terms “the” or “a”; when the composition of GOD,  is more like the essence of a “living thought”.  Not mental or psychic thought(s),  but more like actual living THOUGHT energy.  Energy, Power, Essence of LIFE.

OMNISCIENT (all knowing) OMNIPOTENT (all powerful) and OMNIPRESENT (everywhere simultaneous).

Imagine: not that you were dreaming, but that you are  THE DREAM.

When you dream you visualize. But the dream not you, creates the VISION that you are visualizing.

The dream creates the environment. the dream creates the dialog that you are hearing in your sleep. The dream creates the sensual input into your mind (the chicken drumstick that you seem to have in your hand, the aroma that you SEEM to smell, the people that seem to be around you and the distances you have traveled, even to places that are not, nor can be located in this world).

Dreams are real because DREAMS exist. Ergo; God is real because GOD exists.

No one can say how or why Dreams exist, because no one has been able to assemble a dream. A Dream cannot reveal itself. Dreams are revealed by the use of ASSOCIATIONS. The Bible says Dreams are INTERPRETED.

Dreams can only be expressed by words. I can not show you my dreams because you can not see my dreams.

Why then would you ask me to show you GOD, when you can not see GOD?

“While we {The Apostle Paul is speaking about or referring to himself and his associates, when he says “we”} look not at the things which are seen, [when we dream] but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.  Time is fleeting, dreams are eternal, but to us; it appears to be in reverse.





1. Why does the Bible start the explanation of the Creation of Heaven and Earth by stating:
A. “In the beginning was the word” John 1:1:
B. “In the beginning God” Genesis 1:1:

The only way to prove the existence of GOD is to accept the fact that GOD has existed from the beginning (of anything and everything that is, was, or has been.

The only way to explain or express that by which everything was created is to provide a WORD the reference that existence or entity. Therefore the author of the Bible (THE WORD OF GOD) INSCRIBED (not translated) by Moses or whosoever, used (by us and all English speaking persons) the word “GOD”.

The only word that is ascribed to the Power, Force, or Entity that has existed forever and before Creation IS “GOD”.

How do you say the word “God” in YOUR NATIVE LANGUAGE?