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Jehovah Rapha – The God who Heals.

The meaning of the name Jehovah Rapha or Yahweh Rophe is a title for God which comes from two ancient Hebrew words. Yahweh was the personal, covenant name of God, the name by which He wanted to be known by His people. It is the name that expresses His character as dependable, faithful, and trustworthy and the name that is linked to His redeeming acts in Israel’s history. Whereas, Rapha or Rophe means heal, cure, restore, or to make whole. When you put both names together as Jehovah Rapha, or Yahweh Rophe, you have the personal name of the faithful, redeeming God who heals and restores.

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