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Jireh

h

Hey

Behold

R

Resh

Head

y

Yud

Hand

Often used as a compound name with ‘Jehovah.’ God’s presence is followed by ‘Jireh’ that exclaims ‘through the work of an arm man will be sustained.’ Together these names tell us that the work is accomplished by Jehovah. Behold, it is the hand of God who provides for man by His work. Jehovah Jireh is typically translated as ‘God our Provider.’

y

The ‘Yud’ in pictograph form shows an arm and a hand. The picture can mean to work, throw, worship, or it can simply mean an arm or hand.

R

The ‘Resh’ symbolizes a head, man, chief, highest, top, beginning, or first.

h

The ‘Hey’ pictograph represents a man with his hands in the air trying to get someone’s attention. It suggests look, reveal, behold.

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