Bad name verses

So according to “The Companion Bible”, specifically this page https://levendwater.org/companion/append32.html we have a list of passages for which the name of God has been changed, possibly in the underlying masoretic text. I pass no judgement on this right now but I will list the passages here and I will go over them with a fine toothed comb (Which I guarantee will be the finest tooth comb a gentile has ever used, and I will qualify that upon request).

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32.  THE 134 PASSAGES WHERE THE SOPHERIM
ALTERED “JEHOVAH” TO “ADONAI”.

Out of extreme (but mistaken) reverence for the Ineffable Name “Jehovah”, the ancient custodians of the Sacred Text substituted in many places “Adonai” (see Ap. 4. viii. 2).  These, in the A.V. and R.V., are all printed “Lord”.  In all these places we have printed it “LORD*”, marking the word with an asterisk in addition to the note in the margin, to inform the reader of the fact.
The official list given in the Massorah (§§ 107-15, Ginsburg’s edition) contains the 134.

  • Gen. 18:3, 27, 30, 32; 19:18; 20:4.
  • Ex. 4:10, 13; 5:22; 15:17; 34:9, 9.
  • Num. 14:17.
  • Josh. 7:8.
  • Judg. 6:15; 13:8.
  • 1Kings 3:10, 15; 22:6.
  • 2Kings 7:6; 19:23.
  • Isa. 3:17, 18; 4:4; 6:1, 8, 11; 7:14, 10; 8:7; 9:8, 17; 10:12; 11:11; 21:6, 8, 16; 28:2; 29:13; 30:20; 37:24; 38:14, 16; 49:14.
  • Ezek. 18:25, 29; 21:13; 33:17, 29.
  • Amos 5:16; 7:7, 8; 9:1.
  • Zech. 9:4.
  • Mic. 1:2.
  • Mal. 1:12, 14.
  • Ps. 2:4; 16:2; 22:19, 30; 30:8; 35:3, 17, 22; 37:12; 38:9, 15, 22; 39:7; 40:17; 44:23; 51:15; 54:4; 55:9; 57:9; 59:11; 62:12; 66:18; 68:11, 17, 19, 22, 26, 32; 73:20; 77:2, 7; 78:65; 79:12; 86:3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15; 89:49, 50; 90:1, 17; 110:5; 130:2, 3, 6.
  • Dan. 1:2; 9:3, 4, 7, 9, 15, 16, 17, 19, 19, 19.
  • Lam. 1:14, 15, 15; 2:1, 2, 5, 7, 18, 19, 20; 3:31, 36, 37, 58.
  • Ezra 10:3.
  • Neh. 1:11; 4:14.
  • Job 28:28.

(See Ginsburg’s ed. of The Massorah, §§ 107-115.)

To these may be added the following, where “Elohim” was treated in the same way :–

  • Where the A.V. has “LORD.” —

    2Sam. 5:19-25.
    2Sam. 6:9-17.

  • Where in A.V. and R.V. it still appears as “God”.  It is printed “GOD*” in the Companion Bible.

    1Chron. 13:12.
    1Chron. 14:10, 11, 14, 16.
    1Chron. 16:1.
    Ps. 14:1, 2, 5.
    Ps. 53:1, 2, 4, 5.

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