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GOD. From the Saxon god, good. The source of all good; the supreme being. 1. Every man is presumed to believe in God, and he who opposes a witness on the ground of his unbelief is bound to prove it. 3 Bouv. Inst. u. 3180.
     2. Blasphemy against the Almighty, by denying his being or providence, was an offence punishable at common law by fine and imprisonment, or other infamous corporal punishment. 4 Bl. Corn. 60; 1 East, P. C. 3; 1 Russ. on Crimes, 217. This offence his been enlarged in Pennsylvania, and perhaps most of the states, by statutory provision. Vide Christianity; Blasphemy; 11 Serg. & Rawle, 394.
     3. By article 1, of amendments to the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that "Congress shall make no laws respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." In the United States, therefore, every one is allowed to worship God according to the dictates of his own conscience.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Observe the month of Aviv, and keep the Passover to Adonai your God; for in the month of Aviv Adonai your God brought you out of Egypt by night.
As Rabbi Rami points out (page 50), the original Hebrew is not "Adonai" (Lord); it's YHVH, "the Ineffable Reality beyond all words and ideologies." The ancient poem is a guide to "The Path of Love" in times of difficulty, such as ours.
When it comes to Elohim or Adonai in the Hebrew Bible, the appellations occupy a central meaning rather than replacing the name of God.
Eliezer Ashkenazi's Ma'ase Adonai, published in Venice in 1583.
O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel, qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti, et ei in Sina legem dedisti: veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush and gave him the law on Sinai: Come and redeem us with an outstretched arm O Adonai Unsayable, you chose to speak one tongue, Unseeable, you gave yourself away, The Adonai, the Tetragramaton Grew by a wayside in the light of day.
Adonai Media Inc., $2610.31 in unpaid federal taxes.
Lord Glenconner's wife Anne described his decision to leave his multi-million pound estate on the Caribbean island of St Lucia to Kent Adonai as a surprise.
"The hand of Adonai came upon me," declared the prophet
6:4--a devout Jew will substitute the word adonai, "Lord," for "Yahweh," out of reverence for the proper name of God).
Daar se Adonai, die Heilige van Israel, geseend is Hy: 'Ag, as my volk maar na my wou luister, as Israel maar my wil wou doen, hoe gou sou Ek hulle vyand nie op die kniee bring en hulle teestanders met my eie hande verslaan nie ...' (p.