Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

akin to the base of 2753

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:487

KJV Translation Count — 146x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: call (125), bid (16), be so named (1), named 3686 (1), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to call
a. to call aloud, utter in a loud voice
b. to invite
2. to call i.e. to name, by name
a. to give a name to
1. to receive the name of, receive as a name
2. to give some name to one, call his name
b. to be called i.e. to bear a name or title (among men)
c. to salute one by name
For Synonyms see entry 5823

Strong's Definitions

kal-eh'-o; akin to the base of (2753) (κελεύω); to "call" (properly aloud, but used in a variety of applications, dirivative or otherwise): — bid, call (forth), (whose, whose sur-) name (was [called]).

Concordance Results Using KJV

And she shall bring forth a G2564n, and thou shalt G2564 his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.


G2564hold, a virgin shall G2564 with child, and shall bring forth a G2564n, and they shall G2564 his name Emmanuel, which G2564ing interpreted is, God with us.


And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn G2564n: and he G2564ed his name JESUS.


Then Herod, when he had privily G2564ed the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.


And was there until the death of Herod: that it might G2564 fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I G2564ed my G2564n.


And he came and dwelt in a city G2564ed Nazareth: that it might G2564 fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall G2564 G2564ed a Nazarene.


And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the G2564n of ZeG2564dee, and John his brother, in a ship with ZeG2564dee their father, mending their nets; and he G2564ed them.


Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall G2564 G2564ed the children of God.


WhoG2564ever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men G2564, he shall G2564 G2564ed the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whoG2564ever shall do and teach them, the same shall G2564 G2564ed great in the kingdom of heaven.


But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to G2564 the righteous, but sinners to repentance.