Christian View The word "one" used here is "echad." Christians point to other instances where "echad" is used to denote a compound unity, and as such, they declare that every time "echad" is used, that it denotes a compound unity, and therefore, The Lord must be a compound unity, proving that the Trinity … He was in the beginning with God. It is a Greek term used to describe the incomprehensible nature of Hashem. El the singular form of Elohim is used for the three members of the Trinity. Both El and Elohim are used in combination with other words. It is the common Hebrew term for God. That is why I … The NASB’s heading for this part of John’s gospel is “The Deity of Jesus Christ,” but this is an editorial theological addition. Applying Hebraic form to its definition is implicitly out of context. It is also used of false gods. These terms give us further understanding of the attributes of God. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Your comparing apples to oranges. Trinity is not a Hebrew word. In some occasions in the Greek text, masculine verb endings and pronouns are used with the neuter gender word “Spirit" when speaking about the holy Spirit, and sometimes it is without the definite article - i.e. There is no common Hebrew term to base your argument upon. The word for “spirit” (rucha, ruach) in Aramaic and Hebrew, is feminine whereas in Greek (pneuma), it is neuter in gender. The Book of Genesis records that God's dynamic act of creation was through his spoken word: "And God said, Let there be light…," etc.20The New Covenant Gospel of John begins this way: In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. John 1:1 NASB The Word – What a complicated text!