Names of God – Theos


Having completed a look at the Hebrew or Old Testament Names of God, we can now turn our attention to the New Testament or Greek words used to describe God and the new relationship a person can enjoy through the finished work of Christ on the cross.

Word: Theos

Translated: God

Use: ‘Theos’ is the NT equivalent of ELohim. In the LXX (the Septuagint or the Greek translation of the OT) it is the most frequently used name for God (used over 1,200 times in the NT.


NAU Titus 2:13 looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,

NIV Titus 2:13 while we wait for the blessed hope– the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ,

KJV Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;


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