God ; Strong's #430 Note.

The internet source and link provided below is supposed to be a "Strong's" reference and definition for the Hebrew word for GOD; however it really understates the definition of the word GOD as used throughout the Old Testament.  The definition that I used i.e. The supreme God, magistrate came from a hardbound Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible by Dr. James Strong first published in 1890 (ISBN 0-8407-6750-1 ).  His monumental work was computerized by Thomas Nelson Inc Publication Date: 1990.  Here is the definition of God from the Hebrew, Strong's # 430:  (I omitted Hebrew spelling and pronunciation otherwise the text is an exact copy.  The italics, parentheses and 'x"s have their own significance per Strong.)
430  (omitted Hebrew sp. etc.)  el-o-heem'; plur. of 433; gods in the ordinary sense; but spec. used (in the plur. thus, esp. with the art.) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:- (translated as) angels, x exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), x (very) great, judges, x mighty
Compare the definition to another supposedly Strong's reference:  (Who is rewriting Strongs?)
http://www.blueletterbible.org/lang/lexicon/lexicon.cfm?Strongs=H430&t=KJV
Notice particularly in the definition above where it says "specifically used in the plural thus, especially with the article (the) of the supreme God" ... which is to say The Supreme God.  In my opinion the Blue Letter Bible's Strong's definition without supreme and without an emphasis on the makes it compromised.  We either have  a book which is the most published, most bought, most read, most loved story by billions of people of all time; or, we have the Bible as the inerrant, infallible, absolutely true, Holy Spirit inspired, Word of The Living God.

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