Dictionary of Key Spiritual Terms

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[lit. all power; Heb. shaddai]

Biblical: a name of God whose root meaning is uncertain, but usually translated "almighty"; one who has all power: ང་​ནི་​དཀོན་​མཆོག་​ཀུན་​དབང་​ཡིན། I am God Almighty (Gen. 17:1), ཀུན་​དབང་​ལྡན་​པའི་​གཙོ་​བོ་​དཀོན་​མཆོག the Lord God Almighty (2 Sam. 5:10 NTV), ང་​ནི་​ཁྱོད་​ཀྱི་​ཡབ་​ཏུ་​གྱུར། ཞེས་​ཀུན་​དབང་​གི་​གཙོ་​བོས་​བཀའ་​སྩལ་​ལོ། I will be a Father to you, says the Lord Almighty (2 Cor. 6:18).