Definition of Shaddai in US English:

Shaddai

noun

  • One of the names given to God in the Hebrew Bible.

    • ‘In some systems of Gematria, 314 is the number of the angel Metatron, and two names of God - Shaddai, and Shakai - the latter associated with Yesod.’
    • ‘‘Will the contender with Shaddai yield?’’
    • ‘In Genesis we read that God appeared to Abraham and told him, ‘I am El Shaddai, ‘a name commonly translated as ‘Almighty.’’
    • ‘Does Shaddai in Job really mean ‘Lord of the Animals’?’
    • ‘On the reverse side of the mezuzah scroll is the Hebrew name of God, Shaddai.’

Origin

Hebrew, translated as ‘Almighty’ in English versions of the Bible, but of uncertain meaning.

Pronunciation

Shaddai

/SHäˈdī/