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The name Lord in the Orthodox Christian belief refers to God in His three persons and reflects His power and authority.
The English word lord originated from the Old English hlaf-weard (loaf-guardian) – reflecting the Germanic tribal custom of a superior providing food for his followers. This context is expressed for God as Lord in Orthodoxy in the Our Father as …give us this day our daily bread….