“3 I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as ‘God’ [ha-‘Elohiym: the-Magistrates, the-Messengers, etc..] Almighty, but by ‘My name Lord[a]‘ [In context ha-‘YHWH’: the-Word and Works, of Israel’s ‘Elohiym] I was not known to them.”
Strong’s Hebrew Lexicon:
G-d: 430 ‘elohiym el-o-heem’ plural of 433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:–angels [mahlahchim: messengers, etc..], X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great[-ones], judges, X mighty.
My Name [Lord]: אֲדֹנָיʼ Ădônây, ad-o-noy’; an emphatic form of H113; the Lord (used as a proper name of‘God’ [‘Elohiym] only):—(my) ‘Lord’ [YHWH].
L-rd: “owner, etc..”. In nearly all Bibles, a term that nearly replaces all mention of the true name of Israel’s ‘Elohiym (YHWH).
YHWH (YH): “Modern scholars generally agree that YHWH is derived from the Hebrew triconsonantal root היה (h-y-h), “to be, become, come to pass”, an archaic form of which is הוה (h-w-h), with a third person masculine y- prefix, equivalent to English “he”. They connect it to [eg.] Exodus 3:14 – [ETC..] where the divinity [‘Elohiym of Israel, YHWH] whospoke withMoses responds to a question about his name by declaring: אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה (Ehyeh asher ehyeh),“I am that I am” or “I will be what I will be”(in Biblical Hebrew the form of the verb here is not associated with any particular English tense).“
THE NAME THAT ‘EXPRESSES’ (IS) THE WORD AND WORKS OF ISRAEL’S ‘ELOHIYM: