Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

middle voice from 1909 and 2564

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:496

KJV Translation Count — 32x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: call on (7), be (one's) surname (6), be surnamed (5), call upon (4), appeal unto (4), call (4), appeal to (1), appeal (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to put a name upon, to surname
a. to permit one's self to be surnamed
2. to be named after someone
3. to call something to one
a. to cry out upon or against one
b. to charge something to one as a crime or reproach
c. to summon one on any charge, prosecute one for a crime
d. to blame one for, accuse one of
4. to invoke
a. to call upon for one's self, in one's behalf
1. any one as a helper
2. as my witness
3. as my judge
4. to appeal unto
5. to call upon by pronouncing the name of Jehovah
a. an expression finding its explanation in the fact that prayers addressed to God ordinarily began with an invocation of the divine name

Strong's Definitions

ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee; middle from (1909) (ἐπί) and (2564) (καλέω); to entitle; by implication to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.): — appeal (unto), call (on, upon), surname.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the sG1941 of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose G1941 was Thaddaeus;


Then entered Satan inG1941 Judas G1941d Iscariot, G1941ing of the numG1941r of the twelve.


And they appointed two, Joseph G1941ed Barsabas, who was G1941d Justus, and Matthias.


And it shall come G1941 pass, that whosoever shall G1941 G1941 the name of the Lord shall G1941 saved.


And Joses, who by the apostles was G1941d Barnabas, (which is, G1941ing interpreted, The sG1941 of cG1941solatiG1941,) a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus,


And they sG1941ned Stephen, G1941ing G1941 God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.


And here he hath authority from the chief priests G1941 bind all that G1941 G1941 thy name.


But all that heard him were amazed, and said; Is not this he that destroyed them which G1941ed G1941 this name in Jerusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound G1941 the chief priests?


And now send men G1941 Joppa, and G1941 for G1941e SimG1941, whose G1941 is Peter:


And G1941ed, and asked whether SimG1941, which was G1941d Peter, were lodged there.