72-fold Name of God

By Uri Raz

An opening comment - this article was originally written in Hebrew for Hebrew speakers. Hence all verse numbers refer to the Bible in Hebrew, and not to any translation of the Bible to Hebrew. Where I saw fit, I quoted the KJV translation of the appropriate verses for the benefit of the many English speakers who do not know Hebrew.

Some of the materials I've used for this article were written in English, I brought those materials in the article, or provided links to on-line versions of them.

Yet, in some places I had no reasonable choice to a Hebrew font. I've written the original article with the MS-Windows font most people use in Israel, and which I figure most surfers could easily install as well.



The 72 names are derived from Exodus 14:19-21, which in the original Hebrew have 72 letters each. The original Hebrew text is -

 יט וַיִּסַּע מַלְאַךְ הָאֱלֹהִים, הַהֹלֵךְ לִפְנֵי מַחֲנֵה יִשְׂרָאֵל, וַיֵּלֶךְ, מֵאַחֲרֵיהֶם; וַיִּסַּע עַמּוּד הֶעָנָן, מִפְּנֵיהֶם, וַיַּעֲמֹד, מֵאַחֲרֵיהֶם
 כ וַיָּבֹא בֵּין מַחֲנֵה מִצְרַיִם, וּבֵין מַחֲנֵה יִשְׂרָאֵל, וַיְהִי הֶעָנָן וְהַחֹשֶׁךְ, וַיָּאֶר אֶת-הַלָּיְלָה; וְלֹא-קָרַב זֶה אֶל-זֶה, כָּל-הַלָּיְלָה
 כא וַיֵּט מֹשֶׁה אֶת-יָדוֹ, עַל-הַיָּם, וַיּוֹלֶךְ יְהוָה אֶת-הַיָּם בְּרוּחַ קָדִים עַזָּה כָּל-הַלַּיְלָה, וַיָּשֶׂם אֶת-הַיָּם לֶחָרָבָה; וַיִּבָּקְעוּ, הַמָּיִם

And the KJV version is as following -

19 And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them; and the pillar of the cloud went from before their face, and stood behind them: 20 And it came between the camp of the Egyptians and the camp of Israel; and it was a cloud and darkness to them, but it gave light by night to these: so that the one came not near the other all the night. 21 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.

The names are derived by writing the letters of the three verses one above the other, with no vowel points, spaces, or punctuation marks, the first from right to left, the second from left to right, and the third from right to left. The names are then read top down.

The 72 Names
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ויסעמלאכהאלהימההלכלפנימחנהישראלוילכמאחריהמויסעעמודהעננמפניהמויעמדמאחריהמ
הלילהלכהזלאהזברקאלוהלילהתאראיוכשחהוננעהיהיולארשיהנחמניבומירצמהנחמניבאביו
ויטמשהאתידועלהימויולכיהוהאתהימברוחקדימעזהכלהלילהוישמאתהימלחרבהויבקעוהמימ

Rabbi Abraham Abulafia describes in his book "Chayey Ha'Olam Ha'Bah" a Qabalistic method of meditating on the 72 names. I will not include the details in this article, but only the method of marking the names with vowel points the letters.

Each Hebrew letter has a name, as do the letters of other languages. In Hebrew, the name of each letter's name starts with that letter, that is Aleph's name starts with an Aleph, Bet's name starts with a Bet, etc. The letters in the 72 fold name of God are given the same vowel points as they are given in the letters' names. As the Aleph in Aleph's name is marked with a Kamatz, all the Alephs in the 72 fold name of God are marked with a Kamatz, etc. The result is given in the following table -

The 72 Names with Vowel Points
וָהֵוָיֹלָיֹסָיֹטֵעָלָמֵמֵהֵשִלָלָהֵאָכָאָכָהֵתָ
הֵזָיֹאָלָדַלָאָוָהֵהֵעָיֹזָלָמֵבֵהֵהֵרֵיֹהֵקֹמֵ
לָאָוָכָלָיֹלָוָוָפֵהֵלָנֻלָכָיֹיֹיֹמֵלָהֵחֵהֵוָ
נֻתָהֵהֵאָאָיֹרֵתָשִאָהֵרֵיֹיֹאָוָמֵלָכָבֵוָשִרֵ
יֹחֵוָלָהֵחֵכָוָקֹמֵנֻדַאָנֻיֹחֵעָמֵרֵהֵעָיֹיֹזָ
הֵהֵהֵמֵיֹכָוָוָלָיֹלָהֵסָאָלָעָרֵיֹעָשִלָמֵיֹהֵ
וָהֵוָדַנֻיֹהֵחֵשִעָמֵמֵנֻנֻאָנֻיֹתָמֵבֵהֵפֵוָיֹ
נֻמֵמֵיֹיֹלָהֵרֵחֵמֵצָרֵוָמֵבֵיֹהֵהֵעָנֻוָמֵחֵיֹ
דַמֵבֵמֵנֻקֹאָיֹעָחֵבֵוָרֵאָהֵיֹבֵמֵהֵיֹיֹמֵוָמֵ

In Athanasius Kircher's Oedipus Aegyptiacus there's a table of the 72 names and an appropriate verse from the book of Psalms for each of them, except for the 70th name, which is given the first verse from Genesis.

The logic behind the match is as following - each name is given a verse which contains the 4 letters name of God (YHVH) as well as the three letters of the name itself. If the name contains Yod, Heh, or Vau, they must appear somewhere beside the 4 letter name.

The 70th name is given the first verse from Genesis, which does not contain the 4 letters name of God, but does contain the three letters of the 70th name. Two other names are given verses which in the Hebrew Bible (at least the one I have) do not contain the 4 letters name of God, so I brought the version from Oedipus Aegyptiacus as well. The 36th name is given a verse which does not contain the 4 letters name in either the Hebrew Bible or the version brought in Oedipus Aegyptiacus.

A translation of the verse to English is available in Mather's article, which appears in in various places, e.g. Zalewski's book given in the bibiliography.

The 72 Names & Verses from the Book of Psalms
NameVerse numberVerse in HebrewVerse from Oedipus Aegyptiacus
והוPsalms 3:4וְאַתָּה יְהוָה, מָגֵן בַּעֲדִי; כְּבוֹדִי, וּמֵרִים רֹאשִׁי.
יליPsalms 22:20וְאַתָּה יְהוָה, אַל-תִּרְחָק; אֱיָלוּתִי, לְעֶזְרָתִי חוּשָׁה.
סיטPsalms 91:2אֹמַר--לַיהוָה, מַחְסִי וּמְצוּדָתִי; אֱלֹהַי, אֶבְטַח-בּוֹ.
עלמPsalms 6:5שׁוּבָה יְהוָה, חַלְּצָה נַפְשִׁי; הוֹשִׁיעֵנִי, לְמַעַן חַסְדֶּךָ.
מהשPsalms 34:5דָּרַשְׁתִּי אֶת-יְהוָה וְעָנָנִי; וּמִכָּל-מְגוּרוֹתַי הִצִּילָנִי.
ללהPsalms 9:12זַמְּרוּ--לַיהוָה, יֹשֵׁב צִיּוֹן; הַגִּידוּ בָעַמִּים, עֲלִילוֹתָיו.
אכאPsalms 103:8רַחוּם וְחַנּוּן יְהוָה; אֶרֶךְ אַפַּיִם וְרַב-חָסֶד.
כהתPsalms 95:6בֹּאוּ, נִשְׁתַּחֲוֶה וְנִכְרָעָה; נִבְרְכָה, לִפְנֵי-יְהוָה עֹשֵׂנוּ.
הזיPsalms 25:6זְכֹר-רַחֲמֶיךָ יְהוָה, וַחֲסָדֶיךָ: כִּי מֵעוֹלָם הֵמָּה.
אלדPsalms 33:22יְהִי-חַסְדְּךָ יְהוָה עָלֵינוּ: כַּאֲשֶׁר, יִחַלְנוּ לָךְ.
לאוPsalms 18:47חַי-יְהוָה, וּבָרוּךְ צוּרִי; וְיָרוּם, אֱלוֹהֵי יִשְׁעִי.
ההעPsalms 10:1לָמָה יְהוָה, תַּעֲמֹד בְּרָחוֹק; תַּעְלִים, לְעִתּוֹת בַּצָּרָה.
יזלPsalms 98:4הָרִיעוּ לַיהוָה, כָּל-הָאָרֶץ; ִּצְחוּ וְרַנְּנוּ וְזַמֵּרוּ.
מבהPsalms 9:10וִיהִי יְהוָה מִשְׂגָּב לַדָּךְ; מִשְׂגָּב, לְעִתּוֹת בַּצָּרָה.
הריPsalms 94:22 וַיְהִי יְהוָה לִי לְמִשְׂגָּב; וֵאלֹהַי, לְצוּר מַחְסִי.
הקמPsalms 98:2הוֹדִיעַ יְהוָה, יְשׁוּעָתוֹ; לְעֵינֵי הַגּוֹיִם, גִּלָּה צִדְקָתוֹ.
לאוPsalms 8:2יְהוָה אֲדֹנֵינוּ-- מָה-אַדִּיר שִׁמְךָ, בְּכָל-הָאָרֶץ; אֲשֶׁר תְּנָה הוֹדְךָ, עַל-הַשָּׁמָיִם.
כליPsalms 35:24שָׁפְטֵנִי כְצִדְקְךָ, יְהוָה אֱלֹהָי; וְאַל-יִשְׂמְחוּ-לִי.
לווPsalms 40:2קַוֹּה קִוִּיתִי יְהוָה; וַיֵּט אֵלַי, וַיִּשְׁמַע שַׁוְעָתִי.
פהלPsalms 120:1-2א שִׁיר, הַמַּעֲלוֹת: אֶל-יְהוָה, בַּצָּרָתָה לִּי-- קָרָאתִי, וַיַּעֲנֵנִי.
ב יְהוָה--הַצִּילָה נַפְשִׁי, מִשְּׂפַת-שֶׁקֶר: מִלָּשׁוֹן רְמִיָּה.
נלכPsalms 31:15וַאֲנִי, עָלֶיךָ בָטַחְתִּי יְהוָה; אָמַרְתִּי, אֱלֹהַי אָתָּה.
יייPsalms 121:5יְהוָה שֹׁמְרֶךָ; יְהוָה צִלְּךָ, עַל-יַד יְמִינֶךָ.
מלהPsalms 121:8יְהוָה, יִשְׁמָר-צֵאתְךָ וּבוֹאֶךָ-- מֵעַתָּה, וְעַד-עוֹלָם.
חהוPsalms 33:18יִירְאוּ מֵיְהוָה, כָּל-הָאָרֶץ; מִמֶּנּוּ יָגוּרוּ, כָּל-יֹשְׁבֵי תֵבֵל.
נתהPsalms 9:2אוֹדֶה יְהוָה, בְּכָל-לִבִּי; אֲסַפְּרָה, כָּל-נִפְלְאוֹתֶיךָ.
האאPsalms 119:141קָרָאתִי בְכָל-לֵב, עֲנֵנִי יְהוָה; חֻקֶּיךָ אֶצֹּרָה.
ירתPsalms 140:2חַלְּצֵנִי יְהוָה, מֵאָדָם רָע; מֵאִישׁ חֲמָסִים תִּנְצְרֵנִי.
שאהPsalms 71:12אֱלֹהִים, אַל-תִּרְחַק מִמֶּנִּי; אֱלֹהַי לְעֶזְרָתִי חיּשָׁה (חוּשָׁה).אֱלֹהִים, אַל-תִּרְחַק מִמֶּנִּי; אֱלֹהַי יְהוָה, לְעֶזְרָתִי חוּשָׁה.
רייPsalms 54:6הִנֵּה אֱלֹהִים, עֹזֵר לִי; אֲדֹנָי, בְּסֹמְכֵי נַפְשִׁי.הִנֵּה אֱלֹהִים, עֹזֵר לִי; יְהוָה, בְּסֹמְכֵי נַפְשִׁי.
אומPsalms 71:5כִּי-אַתָּה תִקְוָתִי; אֲדֹנָי יְהוִה, מִבְטַחִי מִנְּעוּרָי.
לכבPsalms 71:16אָבוֹא--בִּגְבֻרוֹת, אֲדֹנָי יְהוִה; אַזְכִּיר צִדְקָתְךָ לְבַדֶּךָ.
ושרPsalms 33:4כִּי-יָשָׁר דְּבַר-יְהוָה; וְכָל-מַעֲשֵׂהוּ, בֶּאֱמוּנָה.
יחוPsalms 91:11יְהוָה--יֹדֵעַ, מַחְשְׁבוֹת אָדָם: כִּי-הֵמָּה הָבֶל.
להחPsalms 131:3יַחֵל יִשְׂרָאֵל, אֶל-יְהוָה-- מֵעַתָּה, וְעַד-עוֹלָם.
כוקPsalms 116:1אָהַבְתִּי, כִּי-יִשְׁמַע יְהוָה-- אֶת-קוֹלִי, תַּחֲנוּנָי.
מנדPsalms 26:8יְהוָה--אָהַבְתִּי, מְעוֹן בֵּיתֶךָ; וּמְקוֹם, מִשְׁכַּן כְּבוֹדֶךָ.
אניPsalms 90:20יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים צְבָאוֹת הֲשִׁיבֵנוּ; הָאֵר פָּנֶיךָ, וְנִוָּשֵׁעָה.
חעםPsalms 91:9כִּי-אַתָּה יְהוָה מַחְסִי; עֶלְיוֹן, שַׂמְתָּ מְעוֹנֶךָ.
רהעPsalms 30:11שְׁמַע-יְהוָה וְחָנֵּנִי; יְהוָה, הֱיֵה-עֹזֵר לִי.
ייזPsalms 98:15לָמָה יְהוָה, תִּזְנַח נַפְשִׁי; תַּסְתִּיר פָּנֶיךָ מִמֶּנִּי.
הההPsalms 12:4יַכְרֵת יְהוָה, כָּל-שִׂפְתֵי חֲלָקוֹת-- לָשׁוֹן, מְדַבֶּרֶת גְּדֹלוֹת.
מיכPsalms 121:7יְהוָה, יִשְׁמָרְךָ מִכָּל-רָע: יִשְׁמֹר, אֶת-נַפְשֶׁךָ.
וולPsalms 88:14וַאֲנִי, אֵלֶיךָ יְהוָה שִׁוַּעְתִּי; וּבַבֹּקֶר, תְּפִלָּתִי תְקַדְּמֶךָּ.
ילהPsalms 119:108נִדְבוֹת פִּי, רְצֵה-נָא יְהוָה; וּמִשְׁפָּטֶיךָ לַמְּדֵנִי.
סאלPsalms 94:18אִם-אָמַרְתִּי, מָטָה רַגְלִי; חַסְדְּךָ יְהוָה, יִסְעָדֵנִי.
עריPsalms 145:9טוֹב-יְהוָה לַכֹּל; וְרַחֲמָיו, עַל-כָּל-מַעֲשָׂיו.
עשלPsalms 92:6מַה-גָּדְלוּ מַעֲשֶׂיךָ יְהוָה; מְאֹד, עָמְקוּ מַחְשְׁבֹתֶיךָ.
מיהPsalms 98:2הוֹדִיעַ יְהוָה, יְשׁוּעָתוֹ; לְעֵינֵי הַגּוֹיִם, גִּלָּה צִדְקָתוֹ.
והוPsalms 145:3גָּדוֹל יְהוָה וּמְהֻלָּל מְאֹד; וְלִגְדֻלָּתוֹ, אֵין חֵקֶר.
דניPsalms 145:9חַנּוּן וְרַחוּם יְהוָה; אֶרֶךְ אַפַּיִם, וּגְדָל-חָסֶד.
החשPsalms 104:31יְהִי כְבוֹד יְהוָה לְעוֹלָם; יִשְׂמַח יְהוָה בְּמַעֲשָׂיו.
עממPsalms 7:18אוֹדֶה יְהוָה כְּצִדְקוֹ; וַאֲזַמְּרָה, שֵׁם-יְהוָה עֶלְיוֹן.
ננאPsalms 119:75יָדַעְתִּי יְהוָה, כִּי-צֶדֶק מִשְׁפָּטֶיךָ; וֶאֱמוּנָה, עִנִּיתָנִי.
ניתPsalms 103:19יְהוָה--בַּשָּׁמַיִם, הֵכִין כִּסְאוֹ; וּמַלְכוּתוֹ, בַּכֹּל מָשָׁלָה.
מבהPsalms 102:13וְאַתָּה יְהוָה, לְעוֹלָם תֵּשֵׁב; וְזִכְרְךָ, לְדֹר וָדֹר.
פויPsalms 145:14סוֹמֵךְ יְהוָה, לְכָל-הַנֹּפְלִים; וְזוֹקֵף, לְכָל-הַכְּפוּפִים.
נממPsalms 115:11יִרְאֵי יְהוָה, בִּטְחוּ בַיהוָה; עֶזְרָם וּמָגִנָּם הוּא.
יילPsalms 6:5וְנַפְשִׁי, נִבְהֲלָה מְאֹד; וְאַתָּ (וְאַתָּה) יְהוָה, עַד-מָתָי.
הרחPsalms 113:3מִמִּזְרַח-שֶׁמֶשׁ עַד-מְבוֹאוֹ-- מְהֻלָּל, שֵׁם יְהוָה.
מצרPsalms 145:17צַדִּיק יְהוָה, בְּכָל-דְּרָכָיו; וְחָסִיד, בְּכָל-מַעֲשָׂיו.
ומבPsalms 113:2יְהִי שֵׁם יְהוָה מְבֹרָךְ-- מֵעַתָּה, וְעַד-עוֹלָם.
יההPsalms 119:159רְאֵה, כִּי-פִקּוּדֶיךָ אָהָבְתִּי; יְהוָה, כְּחַסְדְּךָ חַיֵּנִי.
ענוPsalms 100:2עִבְדוּ אֶת-יְהוָה בְּשִׂמְחָה; בֹּאוּ לְפָנָיו, בִּרְנָנָה.
מחיPsalms 33:18הִנֵּה עֵין יְהוָה, אֶל-יְרֵאָיו; לַמְיַחֲלִים לְחַסְדּוֹ.
דמבPsalms 90:13שׁוּבָה יְהוָה, עַד-מָתָי; וְהִנָּחֵם, עַל-עֲבָדֶיךָ.
מנקPsalms 38:22אַל-תַּעַזְבֵנִי יְהוָה: אֱלֹהַי, אַל-תִּרְחַק מִמֶּנִּי.
איעPsalms 37:4וְהִתְעַנַּג עַל-יְהוָה; וְיִתֶּן-לְךָ, מִשְׁאֲלֹת לִבֶּךָ.
חבוPsalms 106:1הַלְלוּ-יָהּ: הוֹדוּ לַיהוָה כִּי-טוֹב-- כִּי לְעוֹלָם חַסְדּוֹ.
ראהPsalms 16:5יְהוָה, מְנָת-חֶלְקִי וְכוֹסִי-- אַתָּה, תּוֹמִיךְ גּוֹרָלִי.
יבמGensis 1:1בְּרֵאשִׁית, בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים, אֵת הַשָּׁמַיִם, וְאֵת הָאָרֶץ.
הייPsalms 109:30אוֹדֶה יְהוָה מְאֹד בְּפִי; וּבְתוֹךְ רַבִּים אֲהַלְלֶנּוּ.
מומPsalms 116:7שׁוּבִי נַפְשִׁי, לִמְנוּחָיְכִי: כִּי-יְהוָה, גָּמַל עָלָיְכִי.


Astrology, Tarot, and the 72 Names According to the Golden Dawn
Card1st Angel2nd AngelDecan
2 WandsוהואלדניאלMarsAries
3 WandsהחשיהעממיהSun
4 WandsננאאלניתאלVenus
5 PentaclesמבהיהפויאלMercuryTaurus
6 PentaclesנממיהיילאלMoon
7 PentaclesהרחאלמצראלSaturn
8 SwordsומבאליההאלJupiterGemini
9 SwordsענואלמחיאלMars
10 SwordsדמביהמנקאלSun
2 CupsאיעאלחבויהVenusCancer
3 CupsראהאליבמיהMercury
4 CupsהייאלמומיהMoon
5 WandsוהויהיליאלSaturnLeo
6 WandsסיטאלעלמיהJupiter
7 WandsמהשיהללהאלMars
8 PentaclesאכאיהכהתאלSunVirgo
9 PentaclesהזיאלאלדיהVenus
10 PentaclesלאויהההעיהMercury
2 SwordsיזלאלמבהאלMoonLibra
3 SwordsהריאלהקמיהSaturn
4 SwordsלאויהכליאלJupiter
5 CupsלוויהפהליהMarsScorpio
6 CupנלכאליייאלSun
7 CupsמלהאלחהויהVenus
8 WandsנתהיההאאיהMercurySaggittarius
9 WandsירתאלשאהיהMoon
10 WandsרייאלאומאלSaturn
2 PentaclesלכבאלושריהJupiterCapricorn
3 PentaclesיחויהלהחיהMars
4 PentaclesכוקיהמנדאלSun
5 SwordsאניאלחעמיהVenusAquarius
6 SwordsרהעאלייזאלMercury
7 SwordsהההאלמיכאלMoon
8 CupsווליהילהיהSaturnPisces
9 CupsסאליהעריאלJupiter
10 CupsעשליהמיהאלMars

The attribution is based on Chaldean astrology and a simple running order.

The minor arcana cards (2-10 in each of the four suits) are matched thus - the numbers in the range of 2-10 are matched to 9 consecutive decans starting with the 1st decan of aries, and then repeat themselves 3 more times, and the suit is taken from the decan's sign's elements. Thus the 1st decan of Libra, the cardinal air sign, is assigned 2 of Swords, and the 2th decan of Cancer, 5 decans down the way in a watery sign, is assigned 6 of Cups.

The 72 names are assigned consecutively to 5 degrees of the zodiac, but now starting with Leo, rather than Aries, which is where rosicrucian have the zodiac start. Thus each decan has 2 names assigned to it.

Decan rulers are assigned in a similar fashion - the seven planets are ordered according to their apparent velocity across the fixed stars, and then assigned according to this order in a cyclic order to the decans, starting with the 1st decan of Aries. As there are 7 planets and 36 decans, each planet is assigned to five decans, with Mars assigned to the last remaining decan.

Eliphas Levi has used a different attribution, as in the following table -

Tarot and the 72 Names According to the Eliphas Levi
Card1st Angel2nd Angel
Ace Wandsוהויהעלמיה
2 Wandsיליאלמהשיה
3 Wandsסיטאלללהאל
4 Wandsאכאיהאלדיה
5 Wandsכהתאללאויה
6 Wandsהזיאלההעיה
7 Wandsיזלאלהקמיה
8 Wandsמבהאללאויה
9 Wandsהריאלכליאל
Ace Cupsלוויהיייאל
2 Cupsפהליהמלהאל
3 Cupsנלכאלחהויה
4 Cupsנתהיהשאהיה
5 Cupsהאאיהרייאל
6 Cupsירתאלאומאל
7 Cupsלכבאללהחיה
8 Cupsושריהכוקיה
9 Cupsיחויהמנדאל
Ace Swordsאניאלייזאל
2 Swordsחעמיההההאל
3 Swordsרהעאלמיכאל
4 Swordsווליהעריאל
5 Swordsילהיהעשליה
6 Swordsסאליהמיהאל
7 Swordsוהואלעממיה
8 Swordsדניאלננאאל
9 Swordsהחשיהניתאל
Ace Pentaclesמבהיהיילאל
2 of Pentaclesפויאלהרחאל
3 of Pentaclesנממיהמצראל
4 of Pentaclesומבאליבמיה
5 of Pentaclesיההאלהייאל
6 of Pentaclesענואלמומיה
7 of Pentaclesאיעאלמחיאל
8 of Pentaclesחבויהדמביה
9 of Pentaclesראהאלמנקאל

Papus, in his book The Tarot of the Bohemains, attributed the minors to the decans, ordering the cards as in the above table and starting with Aries' 1st decan & Ace of Wands and ending with Pisces' 3rd decan & 9 of Pentacles, using the same decan rulers as the Golden Dawn. Combining the two tables would create a French school alternative to the Golden Dawn table.

Powers and Characteristics of the Names
NamePowers and Characteristics
VehuaiahSubtle spirit. Endowed with great wisdom, enthusiastic for science and the arts, capable of undertaking and accomplishing the most difficult things.
JelielTo quell popular uprisings. To obtain victory over those who attack unjustly. Sprightly spirit, agreeable and courteous manners, passionate for sex.
SitaelAgainst adversities. Protects against weapons and wild beasts. Loves truth, will keep his word, will oblige those in need of his services.
ElemiahAgainst mental troubles and for the identification of traitors. Governs voyages, sea travels. Industrious, successful, keen for travel.
MahasiahTo live in peace with everyone. Governs high science, occult philosophy, theology, the liberal arts. Learns easily, keen for honest pleasures.
LelahelTo acquire knowledge and cure disease. Governs love, renown, science, arts and fortune. Features (include) ambition, fame.
AchaiahGoverns patience, secrets of nature. Loves learning, proud to accomplish the most difficult tasks.
CahetelTo obtain the benediction of God and to drive away evil spirits. Governs agricultural production. Inspires man to rise towards God.
AzielMercy of God, friendship and favor of the great, execution of a promise made (sic). Governs good faith and reconciliation. Sincere in promises, will easily extend pardon.
AladiahGood for those guilty of hidden crimes and fearing discovery. Governs rage and pestilence, cure of disease. Good health, successful in his undertakings.
LauviahAgainst lightning and for the obtainment (sic) of victory. Governs renown. Great personage, learned, celebrated for personal talents.
HahaiahAgainst adversity. Governs dreams. Mysteries hidden from mortals. Gentle, witty, discreet manners.
IezalelGoverns friendship, reconciliation, conjugal fidelity. Learns easily. Adroit.
MebahelAgainst those who seek to usurp the fortunes of others. Governs justice, truth, liberty. Delivers the oppressed and protects prisoners. Loves jurisprudence, affinity for law courts.
HarielAgainst the impious. Governs sciences and arts. Religious sentiments, morally pure.
HakamiahAgainst traitors and for deliverance from those who seek to oppress us (sic). Governs crowned heads, great captains. Gives victory. Frank, loyal, brave character, sensitive to points of honour, an affinity for Venus.
LauviahTo be invoked while fasting. Against mental anguish, sadness. Governs high sciences, marvelous discoveries. Gives revelations in dreams. Loves music, poetry, literature and philosophy.
CalielTo obtain prompt aid. Makes truth known in law suits, causes innocence to triumph. Just, honest, loves truth, judiciary.
LeuviahTo be invoked while facing South. To obtain the grace of God. Governs memory, human intelligence. Amiable, lively, modest, bearing of adversity with resignation.
PahaliahAgainst enemies of religion, for the conversion of nations to Christianity (!). Governs religion, theology, morality, chastity, purity. Ecclesiastical vocation.
NelebaelAgainst calumniators and spells and for the destruction of evil spirits. Governs astronomy, mathematics, geography and all abstract sciences. Loves poetry, literature, avid for study.
IeiaelGoverns fortune, renown, diplomacy, commerce, influence on voyages, discoveries, protection against storms and shipwreck. Loves business, industriousness, liberal and philanthropic ideas.
MelahelAgainst weapons and for safety in travel. Governs water, produce of the earth, and especially plants necessary for the cure of disease. Courageous, accomplishes honorable actions.
HahuiahTo obtain the grace and mercy of God. Governs exiles, fugitives, defaulters. Protects against harmful animals. Preserves from thieves and assassins. Loves truth, the exact sciences, sincere in word and deed.
Nith-HaiahFor the acquisition of wisdom and the discovery of the truth of hidden mysteries. Governs occult sciences. Gives revelations in dreams, particularly to those born on the day over which he presides. Influences those who practice the magic of the sages.
HaaiahFor the winning of a law suit. Protects those who search after truth. Influences politics, diplomats, secret expeditions and agents.
JerathelTo confound wrong-doers and liars and for deliverance from one's enemies. Governs propagation of light (sic), civilization. Love (sic) peace, justice, science and arts; special affinity for literature.
SeeiahAgainst infirmities and thunder, protects against fire, the ruin of buildings, falls and illnesses. Governs health, simplicity. Has much judgment.
ReiielAgainst the impious and enemies of religion; for deliverance from all enemies both visible and invisible. Virtue and zeal for the propagation of truth, will do his utmost to destroy impiety.
OrnaelAgainst sorrow, despair and for the acquisition of patience. Governs animal kingdom, watches over the generation of beings. Chemists, doctors, surgeons. Affinity for anatomy and medicine.
LecabelFor the acquisition of knowledge. Governs vegetation and agriculture. Loves astronomy, mathematics and geometry.
VasariahAgainst those who attack us (sic) in court. Governs justice. Good memory, articulate.
IehuiahFor the identification of traitors.
LehahiahAgainst anger. Known for his talents and acts, the confidence and fervor of his prayers.
ChevakiahTo regain the favor of those one has offended. Governs testaments, successions and all private financial agreements. Loves to live in peace with everyone. Loves rewarding the loyalty of those in his service.
MenadelTo retain one's employment and to preserve one's means of livelihood. Against calumny and for the deliverance of prisoners.
AnielTo obtain victory and stop the siege of a city. Governs sciences and arts. Reveals the secrets of nature, inspires philosophers, sages. Distinguished savant.
HaamiahFor the acquisition of all the treasures of heaven and earth. Against fraud, weapons, wild beasts and infernal spirits. Governs all that relates to God.
RehaelFor the healing of the sick. Governs health and longevity. Influences paternal and filial affection.
IeiazelFor the deliverance of prisoners, for consolation, for deliverance from one's enemies. Governs printing and books. Men of letters and artists.
HahahelAgainst the impious, slanderers. Governs Christianity. Greatness of soul, energy. Consecrated to the service of God.
MikaelFor safety in travel. For the discovery of conspiracies. Concerned with political affairs, diplomatic.
VeuahiahFor the destruction of the enemy and deliverance from bondage. Love glory and the military.
IelahiahSuccess of a useful undertaking. Protection against magistrates. Trials. Protects against armies, gives victory. Fond of travel and learning. All his undertakings are crowned with success; distinguished for military capabilities and courage.
SealiahTo confound the wicked and the proud, to exalt the humiliated and the fallen. Governs vegetation. Loves learning, much aptitude.
ArielTo procure revelations. To thank God for the good he sends us. Discovers hidden treasure, reveals the greatest secrets of nature, causes the object of one's desire to be seen in dreams. Strong subtle mind, new and sublime thoughts, discreet, circumspect.
AsaliahFor the praising of God and the growing towards him when he enlightens us. Governs justice, makes the truth known in legal proceedings. Agreeable character, avid for the acquisition of secret knowledge.
MichaelFor the preservation of peace and the union of man and wife. Protects those who address themselves to him, gives premonitions and secret inspirations. Governs generation of beings. Avid for love, fond of walks and pleasures in general.
VehuelSorrow, contrariness. For the exaltation of oneself for the benediction and glory of God. Sensitive and generous soul. Literature, jurisprudence, diplomacy.
DanielTo obtain the mercy of God and consolation. Governs justice, lawyers, solicitors. Furnishes conclusions to those who hesitate. Industrious and active in business, loves literature and is distinguished for eloquence.
HahasiahFor the elevation of the soul and the discovery of the mysteries of wisdom. Governs chemistry and physics. Reveals the secret of the Philosopher's Stone and universal medicine. Loves abstract science. Devoted to the discovery of the properties of animals, plants and minerals. Distinguished in medicine.
ImamiahDestroys the power of enemies and humbles them. Governs voyages in general, protects prisoners who turn to him and gives them the means of obtaining their freedom. Forceful, vigorous temperament, bears adversity with patience and courage. Fond of work.
NanaelGoverns the high sciences. Melancholy humor, avoids rest, meditation, well-versed in the abstract sciences.
NithaelTo obtain the mercy of God and live long. Emperor, king, and prince. Renowned for writings and eloquence, of great reputation among the learned.
MabaiahBeneficial for obtaining consolation and compensations. Governs morality and religion. Distinguished by good deeds and piety.
PoielFor the fulfillment of one's request. Governs renown, fortune and philosophy. Well esteemed by everyone for his modesty and agreeable humor.
NemmamiahFor general prosperity and the deliverance of prisoners. Governs great captains. Drawn to the military; distinguished for activity and the courageous bearing of fatigue.
IeialelProtects against sorrow and care and heals the sick, especially afflictions of the eyes. Influences iron and those in commerce. Brave, frank, affinity for Venus.
HarahelAgainst the sterility of women and to make children obedient to their parents. Governs treasure and banks. Printing, books. Love of learning, successful in business (especially money market).
MizraelFor the cure of mental illness and deliverance from those who persecute us. Virtuous, longevity.
UmabelTo obtain the friendship of a given person. Fond of travel and honest pleasures; sensitive heart.
Iah-helFor the acquisition of wisdom. Governs philosophers, illuminati. Loves tranquility and solitude, modest, virtuous.
AnianuelFor the conversion of nations to Christianity. Protects against accidents, heals the sick. Governs commerce, banking. Subtle and ingenious, industrious and active.
MehielAgainst adversities. Protects against rabies and wild beasts. Governs savants, professors, orators and others. Distinguished in literature.
DamabiahAgainst magic spells and for the obtainment (sic) of wisdom and the undertaking of successful ventures. Governs seas, rivers, springs, sailors. Sailor; amasses a considerable fortune.
ManakelFor the appeasement of the anger of God and for the healing of epilepsy. Governs vegetation, aquatic animals. Influences dreams. Gentleness of character.
ItaielTo obtain consolation in adversity and for the acquisition of wisdom. Influences occult science. Makes the truth known to those who call on him in their work. Enlightened requirements of the spirit of God. Fond of solitude, distinguished in higher sciences.
ChabuiahFor the preservation of health and the healing of the sick. Governs agriculture and fecundity. Fond of the countryside, hunting, gardens and all that is related to agriculture.
RochelTo find lost or stolen objects and discover the person responsible. Distinguished in the judiciary, morals and customs of all peoples.
IabamiahGoverns the generation of beings and phenomena of nature. Protects those who wish to progress spiritually. Distinguished by genius; one of the great lights of philosophy.
HaielTo confound the wicked and for deliverance from those who seek to oppress us (sic). Protects those who call upon him. Influences fire. Brave.
MumiahA divine talisman should be prepared under favorable influences with the name of the spirit on the reverse side. Protects in mysterious operations, brings success in all things. Governs chemistry, physics and medicine. Influences health and longevity. Doctor.

Meanings of the Names, from G.D.
NameMeaningNameMeaningNameMeaning
VehuaiahGod the ExalterJelielStrengthSitaelRefuge, Fortress, Confidence
ElemiahConcealed, savingMahasiahSeeking safety from troubleLelahelPraiseworthy, declaring
AchaiahLong sufferingCahetelAdorableAzielMerciful
AladiahProfitableLauviahMeet to be exaltedHahaiahRefuge
IezalelRejoicing over all thingsMebahelGuardian and preserverHarielAid
HakamiahRaise up, praying day and nightLauviahIs WonderfulCalielWorthy to be invoked. Just to me.
LeuviahHastening to hearPahaliahRedeemer, liberatorNelebaelThou alone
IeiaelThy right handMelahelTurning away evilHahuiahGoodness in Himself. Trust in Thy mercy.
Nith-HaiahWide in extent, the enlarger, wonderful.HaaiahHeaven in secretJerathelDeliver
SeeiahTaker away of EvilsReiielExpectationOrnaelPatience
LecabelTeacherVasariahUprightIehuiahKnower of all things
LehahiahClement, mercifulChevakiahTo be rejoiced inMenadelHonourable
AnielLord of VirtuesHaamiahHope of all the ends of the EarthRehaelSwift to condone
IeiazelMaking joyfulHahahelTriuneMikaelWho is like unto Him
VeuahiahKing and RulerIelahiahAbiding for everSealiahMover of all things
ArielRevealerAsaliahJust JudgeMichaelSending Forth as a father
VehuelGreat and LoftyDanielMerciful JudgeHahasiahSecret and Impenetrable
ImamiahCovered in darknessNanaelCaster down of the ProudNithaelCelestial King
MabaiahEternalPoielSupporting all ThingsNemmamiahLovable
IeialelHearer of criesHarahelPermeating all ThingsMizraelRaising up the oppressed
UmabelThe name which is over allIah-helSupreme Ens or essenceAnianuelRejoicing
MehielVivifyingDamabiahFountain of WisdomManakelNourishing All
ItaielDelights of the Sons of menChabuiahMost Liberal GiverRochelBeholding all
IabamiahProducing by His WordHaielLord of the UniverseMumiahEnd of the Universe

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וָוָלָיָה
חותם וָוָלָיָה
יֹלָהֵיָה
חותם יֹלָהֵיָה
סָאָלָיָה
חותם סָאָלָיָה
עָרֵיֹאֵל
חותם עָרֵיֹאֵל
עָשִלָיָה
חותם עָשִלָיָה
מֵיֹהֵאֵל
חותם מֵיֹהֵאֵל
וָהֵוָאֵל
חותם וָהֵוָאֵל
דַנֻיֹאֵל
חותם דַנֻיֹאֵל
הֵחֵשִיָה
חותם הֵחֵשִיָה
עָמֵמֵיָה
חותם עָמֵמֵיָה
נֻנֻאָאֵל
חותם נֻנֻאָאֵל
נֻיֹתָאֵל
חותם נֻיֹתָאֵל
מֵבֵהֵיָה
חותם מֵבֵהֵיָה
פֵוָיֹאֵל
חותם פֵוָיֹאֵל
נֻמֵמֵיָה
חותם נֻמֵמֵיָה
יֹיֹלָאֵל
חותם יֹיֹלָאֵל
הֵרֵחֵאֵל
חותם הֵרֵחֵאֵל
מֵצָרֵאֵל
חותם מֵצָרֵאֵל
וָמֵבֵאֵל
חותם וָמֵבֵאֵל
יֹהֵהֵאֵל
חותם יֹהֵהֵאֵל
עָנֻוָאֵל
חותם עָנֻוָאֵל
מֵחֵיֹאֵל
חותם מֵחֵיֹאֵל
דַמֵבֵיָה
חותם דַמֵבֵיָה
מֵנֻקֹאֵל
חותם מֵנֻקֹאֵל
אָיֹעָאֵל
חותם אָיֹעָאֵל
חֵבֵוָיָה
חותם חֵבֵוָיָה
רֵאָהֵאֵל
חותם רֵאָהֵאֵל
יֹבֵמֵיָה
חותם יֹבֵמֵיָה
הֵיֹיֹאֵל
חותם הֵיֹיֹאֵל
מֵוָמֵיָה
חותם מֵוָמֵיָה

Those seals were taken from the Arsenal 2495 manuscript attributed to Blaise de Vigenere, parts of which can be seen at this post from A Journey Into Ceremonial Magick blog. I know not the logic used to create those seals.


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