“God.” Heb., אֱלֹהִים (ʼElo·himʹ), without the definite article. ʼElo·himʹ, “God,” with the definite article is first found in 5:22. The title ʼElo·himʹ is pl. to denote excellence or majesty and not a multiple personality or a number of gods. Gr., ὁ θεός (ho The·osʹ), sing. to denote an individual “God.” Compare Jg 16:23 ftn.