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Where can I find an exhaustive list of all of the names of Hashem (preferably שמות and כינוים) in Tanach and elsewhere?

Is this too ill-defined a topic to have an exhaustive answer?

Do the 70 in the midrash on Shir Hashirim count?

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I purposely left the "names" tag off of this because I thought it was misleading. But now I'm not sure. –  WAF Sep 3 '10 at 1:58
WAF, wanna add the missing translations to the question? See judaism.stackexchange.com/q/17933. –  msh210 Jul 23 '12 at 7:27
@msh210 Better late than never I hope. Thanks for the help! –  WAF Sep 24 '13 at 1:02

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Sepher Shorshei HaShemot by Rabbi Moshe Zecuto is an exhaustive listing of divine names. It is an alphabetical index. Each entry lists the source of the name as well as its usage.

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In one of the Ba'al HaTurim's comments (available with English translation and commentary by Artscroll), he lists all of the names of Hashem.

As Alex writes in the comment, it is in the short commentary on Numbers 11:16, in parashat Behaalotecha. It is viewable here, starting two lines from the bottom.

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It's in his commentary to Num. 11:16. He also lists there the 70 names of the Jewish People, and the 70 names of Jerusalem. –  Alex Sep 3 '10 at 15:32
Some of these are surprising! ועד? Or חנק?! –  WAF Dec 21 '11 at 2:02
@WAF I think it's Yodea Va'ed together to make one name (used if I remember correctly in Unetaneh Tokef). And I think it's Chanun not Chenek. –  Double AA Jan 31 '12 at 7:05
Been looking everywhere for this citation about 70 names for God. Thank you so much!!!! And thanks for also making the original text available on line! –  user3296 Sep 23 '13 at 2:00

Try learning Sefer Shaarei Orah in its new print. In the back of every Shaar is a list of Shemos and Kinuyim that are explained in that Shaar, but it is not the complete list.

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According to kabbalistic sources, the entire torah is one very long name of God (supposedly 600,000 letters, each one connecting to each Jew who stood at Mount Sinai). This is why a torah scroll is pasul if there is a chasar-malei problem (missing or extra alef, hei, vav, or yud).

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I am not sure why you linked to this page of this book with that search term (perhaps it is a joke) but it looks like there is a chapter very relevant to this question in there. –  WAF Dec 19 '11 at 2:04
I looked it up that way because when I was learning this book a few months ago I remember that word being involved (I used it in a Derasha). –  Hacham Gabriel Dec 19 '11 at 2:09

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