Diligent students of His Word - you are challenged. Does it make a difference? Here is the question. Why is this word used only one time in the Bible? Why does only the King James Bible use this word in this one verse?
I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of
many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for
the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Revelation 19:6
Cor 6:18 is the only time in the epistles, as almighty or ruler of all.
Several times in Old Testament
related verses follow:
17:1 And when Abram was ninety years old and nine, the LORD appeared to
Abram, and said unto him, I [am] the Almighty God; walk before me, and be thou
28:3 And God Almighty bless thee, and make thee fruitful, and multiply thee,
that thou mayest be a multitude of people;
35:11 And God said unto him, I [am] God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a
nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of
43:14 And God Almighty give you mercy before the man, that he may send away your
other brother, and Benjamin. If I be bereaved [of my children], I am bereaved.
48:3 And Jacob said unto Joseph, God Almighty appeared unto me at Luz in the
land of Canaan, and blessed me,
49:25 [Even] by the God of thy father, who shall help thee; and by the Almighty,
who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that
lieth under, blessings of the breasts, and of the womb:
Exodus 6:3 And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob,
by [the name of] God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.
Numbers 24:4 He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw
the vision of the Almighty, falling [into a trance], but having his eyes open:
24:16 He hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the
most High, [which] saw the vision of the Almighty, falling [into a trance], but
having his eyes open:
Ruth 1:20 And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara:
for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
1:21 I went out full, and the LORD hath brought me home again empty: why [then]
call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD hath testified against me, and the Almighty
hath afflicted me?
Job 5:17 Behold, happy [is] the man whom God correcteth: therefore
despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty:
6:4 For the arrows of the Almighty [are] within me, the poison whereof drinketh
up my spirit: the terrors of God do set themselves in array against me.
6:14 To him that is afflicted pity [should be shewed] from his friend; but he
forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.
8:3 Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice?
8:5 If thou wouldest seek unto God betimes, and make thy supplication to the
11:7 Canst thou by searching find out God? canst thou find out the Almighty unto
13:3 Surely I would speak to the Almighty, and I desire to reason with God.
15:25 For he stretcheth out his hand against God, and strengtheneth himself
against the Almighty.
21:15 What [is] the Almighty, that we should serve him? and what profit should
we have, if we pray unto him?
21:20 His eyes shall see his destruction, and he shall drink of the wrath of the
22:3 [Is it] any pleasure to the Almighty, that thou art righteous? or [is it]
gain [to him], that thou makest thy ways perfect?
22:17 Which said unto God, Depart from us: and what can the Almighty do for
22:23 If thou return to the Almighty, thou shalt be built up, thou shalt put
away iniquity far from thy tabernacles.
22:25 Yea, the Almighty shall be thy defence, and thou shalt have plenty of
22:26 For then shalt thou have thy delight in the Almighty, and shalt lift up
thy face unto God.
23:16 For God maketh my heart soft, and the Almighty troubleth me:
24:1 Why, seeing times are not hidden from the Almighty, do they that know him
not see his days?
27:2 [As] God liveth, [who] hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, [who]
hath vexed my soul;
27:10 Will he delight himself in the Almighty? will he always call upon God?
27:11 I will teach you by the hand of God: [that] which [is] with the Almighty
will I not conceal.
27:13 This [is] the portion of a wicked man with God, and the heritage of
oppressors, [which] they shall receive of the Almighty.
29:5 When the Almighty [was] yet with me, [when] my children [were] about me;
31:2 For what portion of God [is there] from above? and [what] inheritance of
the Almighty from on high?
31:35 Oh that one would hear me! behold, my desire [is, that] the Almighty would
answer me, and [that] mine adversary had written a book.
32:8 But [there is] a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth
33:4 The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given
34:10 Therefore hearken unto me, ye men of understanding: far be it from God,
[that he should do] wickedness; and [from] the Almighty, [that he should commit]
34:12 Yea, surely God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert
35:13 Surely God will not hear vanity, neither will the Almighty regard it.
37:23 [Touching] the Almighty, we cannot find him out: [he is] excellent in
power, and in judgment, and in plenty of justice: he will not afflict.
40:2 Shall he that contendeth with the Almighty instruct [him]? he that
reproveth God, let him answer it.
Psalms 68:14 When the Almighty scattered kings in it, it was
[white] as snow in Salmon.
91:1 He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the
shadow of the Almighty.
Isaiah 13:6 Howl ye; for the day of the LORD [is] at hand; it shall
come as a destruction from the Almighty.
Ezekiel 1:24 And when they went, I heard the noise of their wings,
like the noise of great waters, as the voice of the Almighty, the voice of
speech, as the noise of an host: when they stood, they let down their wings.
10:5 And the sound of the cherubims' wings was heard [even] to the outer court,
as the voice of the Almighty God when he speaketh.
Daniel 11:38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces:
and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and
with precious stones, and pleasant things.
Joel 1:15 Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD [is] at hand,
and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come.
2 Corinthians 6:18 And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall
be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
Revelation 1:8 I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the
ending, saith the Lord, which is, and which was, and which is to come, the
4:8 And the four beasts had each of them six wings about [him]; and [they were]
full of eyes within: and they rest not day and night, saying, Holy, holy, holy,
Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.
11:17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art, and wast, and
art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.
15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the
Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous [are] thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and
true [are] thy ways, thou King of saints.
16:7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true
and righteous [are] thy judgments.
16:14 For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, [which] go forth
unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle
of that great day of God Almighty.
19:15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the
nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the
winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
21:22 And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are
the temple of it.