What does God mean when he says I am?
When God said “I AM WHO I AM” (the Hebrew verb, to be) he was declaring his self-existence.
He is eternal and unchangeable.
He was the God of Moses’ fathers ; he was Moses’ God, and he would be the God of the ‘children of Abraham’ into eternity.
What does the Bible say about I am?
In John Jesus states: “For unless you believe that I am, you will die in your sins”, and later the crowd attempts to stone Jesus in response to his statement in John : “Before Abraham was, I am.”. For unless you believe that I am [he], you will die in your sins.”.
What does I am that I am mean in Hebrew?
I am that I am is a common English translation of the Hebrew phrase אֶהְיֶה אֲשֶׁר אֶהְיֶה, ‘ehyeh ‘ăšer ‘ehyeh ([ʔɛhˈjɛh ʔaˈʃɛr ʔɛhˈjɛh]) – also “I am who I am”, “I am what I am” or “I will be what I will be” or even “I create what(ever) I create”.
What are the 7 I am statements?
The seven are: And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst” (John ). Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life.