translating "God is faithful" back into Hebrew

BayouHuguenot

Puritanboard Amanuensis
How would you translate "God is faithful" into Hebrew? I know Dt 7:9 says "the faithful God," but if I translate it as an adjective of predication, would it come out differently?
 

iainduguid

Puritan Board Sophomore
It wouldn't have the definite article that Deut 7:9 has. Deut 4:31 shows you "God is merciful"; Ps 7:12 "God is a righteous judge" Faithful, when used of God is usually ne'eman (Isa 49:7). Put them together and you have "God is faithful"
 

BayouHuguenot

Puritanboard Amanuensis
It wouldn't have the definite article that Deut 7:9 has. Deut 4:31 shows you "God is merciful"; Ps 7:12 "God is a righteous judge" Faithful, when used of God is usually ne'eman (Isa 49:7). Put them together and you have "God is faithful"

Would it look like this, or do I need to drop the article before El?
Ha'El Emunah

הָאֵל֙ אֱמוּנָה
 
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