Names of God: Ruach Elohim

Ruach Elohim refers to the spirit of God. This is often referred to as the wind or breath of God.

“And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.”   Genesis 1:2

“And Pharaoh said unto his servants, Can we find such a one as this is, a man in whom the Spirit of God is?”  Genesis 41:38

“And I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship”  Exodus 31:3

“All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils”  Job 27:3

“In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.”  Job 12:10

” he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein” Isaiah 42:5

“and the Spirit of God came upon him, and he prophesied among them.” 1 Samuel 10:10

“And the Spirit of God came upon Saul when he heard those tidings, and his anger was kindled greatly.”  1 Samuel 11:6

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