Jehovah-jireh = "Jehovah will see (to it)" symbolic name given by Abraham to Mount Moriah in commemoration of the interposition of the angel of Jehovah who prevented the sacrifice of Isaac and provided a substitute Jehovah-Jireh. Jehovah will provide, the name given by Abraham to the place where he had been on the point of slaying his son Isaac, Genesis 22:14.He gave this name in allusion to his answer to Isaac's question in Genesis 22:8, that God would provide a victim for the sacrifice. Jehovah-Jireh in the Bible: Abraham and Isaac . The name is used in Genesis 22:14 as the name of a mountain, during Abraham's near-sacrifice of his son Isaac. Abraham received a fresh set of instructions from God: “Take Isaac, your only son, whom you love, and sacrifice him on the mountain I will show you” (Genesis 22:2). The term Jehovah-Jireh is more appropriately transliterated Yahweh-Yireh, two Hebrew terms combined and used as one of many names of God in the Old Testament.