14 Bible Verses about

God Naming People

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Genesis 5:2

He created them male and female, and He blessed them and named them Man in the day when they were created.

Genesis 16:11

The angel of the LORD said to her further, "Behold, you are with child, And you will bear a son; And you shall call his name Ishmael, Because the LORD has given heed to your affliction.

Hosea 1:4

And the LORD said to him, "Name him Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will punish the house of Jehu for the bloodshed of Jezreel, and I will put an end to the kingdom of the house of Israel.

Isaiah 49:1

Listen to Me, O islands, And pay attention, you peoples from afar The LORD called Me from the womb; From the body of My mother He named Me.

Genesis 32:28

He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."

Luke 1:13

But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John.

Luke 1:60

But his mother answered and said, "No indeed; but he shall be called John."

Luke 1:63

And he asked for a tablet and wrote as follows, "His name is John." And they were all astonished.

Genesis 17:19

But God said, "No, but Sarah your wife will bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; and I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his descendants after him.

1 Chronicles 22:9

'Behold, a son will be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and I will give him rest from all his enemies on every side; for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quiet to Israel in his days.

Isaiah 8:3

So I approached the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. Then the LORD said to me, "Name him Maher-shalal-hash-baz;

Hosea 1:6

Then she conceived again and gave birth to a daughter. And the LORD said to him, "Name her Lo-ruhamah, for I will no longer have compassion on the house of Israel, that I would ever forgive them.

Hosea 1:9

And the LORD said, "Name him Lo-ammi, for you are not My people and I am not your God."

Hosea 2:1

Say to your brothers, "Ammi," and to your sisters, "Ruhamah."

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