Taken from the Book - Let us Pray: Praying the Word. A Handbook of Prayer by Dr. Brenda F. Graham
"Let them praise the name of the LORD: for his name alone is excellent; his glory [is] above the earth and heaven." Psa 148:13
In the Old Testament times, a name was not only identification, but an identity as well. Many times a special meaning was attached to the name. Names had, among other purposes, an explanatory purpose (e.g., Nabal, whose name means "fool," is the target of Abigail's explanation to David: "For as his name is, so is he; Nabal is his name, and folly is with him:" - 1Sa 25:25).
Throughout Scripture God reveals Himself to us through His names. When we study these names that He reveals to us in the Bible, we will better understand who God really is. The meanings behind God's names reveal the central personality and nature of the One who bears them.
Jehovah is the proper name of God in the Old Testament; hence the Jews called it the name by excellence, the great name, the only name, the glorious and terrible name, the hidden and mysterious name, the name of the substance, the proper name, and most frequently used..
Jehovah or Yahweh is the personal name of God where we see Him as the redeemer and covenant keeper. Some names associated with Jehovah include the following:
Jehovah Elohim means “The LORD God"
These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth
when they were created, in the day that the Lord God made the earth and the heavens (Genesis 2:4).”
Jehovah Jireh means ‘The Lord will Provide."
“So Abraham called that place The Lord Will Provide. And to this day it is said, "On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided (Genesis 22:14).”
Jehovah –M’Kaddesh means "The Lord Who Sanctifies"
“And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the Lord
which sanctify you (Leviticus 20:8).”
Jehovah-Nissi means “The Lord Our Banner”
And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovah-nissi: For he said, Because the Lord hath sworn that the Lord will have war with Amalek from generation to generation (Exodus 1:15-16).”
Jehovay-Rohi means "The Lord Our Shepherd"
“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to
lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever (Psalms 23).”
Jehovah Rophe means "The Lord Who Heals"
So Moses brought Israel from the Red sea, and they went out into the wilderness of Shur; and they went three days in the wilderness, and found no water. And when they came to Marah, they could not drink of the waters of Marah, for they were bitter: therefore the name of it was called Marah. And the people murmured against Moses, saying, What shall we drink? And he cried unto the Lord; and the Lord shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them, And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the Lord thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the Lord that healeth thee (Exodus 15:22-26).”.
Jehovah-Saboath means "The Lord of Hosts"
“Therefore saith the Lord, the Lord of hosts, the mighty One of Israel, Ah, I will ease me of mine adversaries, and avenge me of mine enemies (Isaiah 1:24).”
Jehovah-Shalom means "The Lord Our Peace"
Then Gideon built an altar there unto the Lord, and
called it Jehovah-shalom: unto this day it is yet in Ophrah of the Abiezrites (Judges 6:24).”
Jehovah-Shammah means “The Lord is There"
It was round about eighteen thousand measures: and the name of the city from that day shall be, The Lord is there (Ezekiah 48:35).”
Jehovah-Tsidkenu means "The Lord Our Righteousness"
“Behold, the days come, saith the Lord, that I will raise
unto David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper, and shall execute judgment and justice in the earth. In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called, THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS (Jeremiah 23:5, 6).”