Hebrew. a title of reverence for God, serving also as a substitute pronunciation of the Tetragrammaton.
- Also A·do·noy [ah-doh-noi]. /ˌɑ doʊˈnɔɪ/.
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How to use Adonai in a sentence
We must now give a brief account of the questions discussed in the "Milhamot Adonai."A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
The later Jews substituted the word Adonai in reading the ineffable Name in their law and prayers.The Browning Cyclopdia | Edward Berdoe
Whenever it occurs in the Hebrew Text, they substitute the word Adonai in its place.The Mysteries of Free Masonry | William Morgan
Contains the German translation of the first book of the "Milhamot Adonai."A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
Merciful Adonai, we beseech thee to cast thy bright beams of light upon thy Church.Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions | T. W. Doane
British Dictionary definitions for Adonai
Judaism a name for God
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