the Awesome One of Isaac. The appellative (Heb. pahad) remains obscure. It may have here its customary sense of “fear,” in which case some reference to the Ordeal of Isaac (xxii) may be implicit; or it might be an altogether different term; cf. A. Alt, Der Gott der Vater, 1929, pp. 27 ff.
From Speiser, Anchor Bible Commentary on Genesis, page 247.