Calling upon God

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Genesis 4:26

A son was born to Seth also, and he named him Enosh. At that time people began to call on the name of the Lord.

Genesis 12:8

From there he moved on to the hill country east of Bethel and pitched his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the Lord and worshiped Him.

Genesis 26:25

So he built an altar there, worshiped the Lord, and pitched his tent there. Isaac's slaves also dug a well there.

1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks to the Lord; call on His name; proclaim His deeds among the peoples.

Psalm 105:1

Give thanks to the Lord, call on His name; proclaim His deeds among the peoples.

Job 27:10

Will he delight in the Almighty? Will he call on God at all times?

Psalm 14:4

Will evildoers never understand? They consume my people as they consume bread; they do not call on the Lord.

Psalm 53:4

Will evildoers never understand? They consume My people as they consume bread; they do not call on God.

Psalm 79:6

Pour out Your wrath on the nations that don't acknowledge You, on the kingdoms that don't call on Your name,

Isaiah 65:1

"I was sought by those who did not ask; I was found by those who did not seek Me. I said: Here I am, here I am, to a nation that was not called by My name.

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out Your wrath on the nations that don't recognize You and on the families that don't call on Your name, for they have consumed Jacob; they have consumed him and finished him off and made his homeland desolate.

Zephaniah 3:9

For I will then restore pure speech to the peoples so that all of them may call on the name of Yahweh and serve Him with a single purpose.

Lamentations 3:55

I called on Your name, Yahweh, from the depths of the Pit.

1 Samuel 12:17-18

Isn't the wheat harvest today? I will call on the Lord and He will send thunder and rain, so that you will know and see what a great evil you committed in the Lord's sight by requesting a king for yourselves." Samuel called on the Lord, and on that day the Lord sent thunder and rain. As a result, all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

1 Kings 18:24

Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of Yahweh. The God who answers with fire, He is God." All the people answered, "That [sounds] good."

2 Kings 5:11

But Naaman got angry and left, saying, "I was telling myself: He will surely come out, stand and call on the name of Yahweh his God, and will wave his hand over the spot and cure the skin disease.

Psalm 4:1

Answer me when I call, God, who vindicates me. You freed me from affliction; be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Psalm 17:6-9

I call on You, God, because You will answer me; listen closely to me; hear what I say. Display the wonders of Your faithful love, Savior of all who seek refuge from those who rebel against Your right hand. Guard me as the apple of Your eye; hide me in the shadow of Your wingsread more.
from the wicked who treat me violently, my deadly enemies who surround me.

Psalm 18:6

I called to the Lord in my distress, and I cried to my God for help. From His temple He heard my voice, and my cry to Him reached His ears.

Psalm 27:7-12

Lord, hear my voice when I call; be gracious to me and answer me. In Your behalf my heart says, "Seek My face." Lord, I will seek Your face. Do not hide Your face from me; do not turn Your servant away in anger. You have been my help; do not leave me or abandon me, God of my salvation.read more.
Even if my father and mother abandon me, the Lord cares for me. Because of my adversaries, show me Your way, Lord, and lead me on a level path. Do not give me over to the will of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, breathing violence.

Psalm 28:1-2

Lord, I call to You; my rock, do not be deaf to me. If You remain silent to me, I will be like those going down to the Pit. Listen to the sound of my pleading when I cry to You for help, when I lift up my hands toward Your holy sanctuary.

Psalm 55:16

But I call to God, and the Lord will save me.

Psalm 86:3

Be gracious to me, Lord, for I call to You all day long.

Isaiah 58:9

At that time, when you call, the Lord will answer; when you cry out, He will say: Here I am. If you get rid of the yoke from those around you, the finger-pointing and malicious speaking,

Jeremiah 11:14

"As for you, do not pray for these people. Do not raise up a cry or a prayer on their behalf, for I will not be listening when they call out to Me at the time of their disaster.

Joel 1:19

I call to You, Lord, for fire has consumed the pastures of the wilderness, and flames have devoured all the trees of the countryside.

Habakkuk 1:2

How long, Lord, must I call for help and You do not listen, or cry out to You about violence and You do not save?

Zechariah 13:9

I will put this third through the fire; I will refine them as silver is refined and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them. I will say: They are My people, and they will say: The Lord is our God."

Joel 2:32

Then everyone who calls on the name of Yahweh will be saved, for there will be an escape for those on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem, as the Lord promised, among the survivors the Lord calls.

Romans 10:12-14

for there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, since the same Lord of all is rich to all who call on Him. For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. But how can they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how can they believe without hearing about Him? And how can they hear without a preacher?

Psalm 99:6

Moses and Aaron were among His priests; Samuel also was among those calling on His name. They called to the Lord, and He answered them.

Exodus 17:11

While Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, but whenever he put his hand down, Amalek prevailed.

Exodus 32:31-32

So Moses returned to the Lord and said, "Oh, this people has committed a great sin; they have made for themselves a god of gold. Now if You would only forgive their sin. But if not, please erase me from the book You have written."

Numbers 21:7

The people then came to Moses and said, "We have sinned by speaking against the Lord and against you. Intercede with the Lord so that He will take the snakes away from us." And Moses interceded for the people.

1 Samuel 12:19

They pleaded with Samuel, "Pray to the Lord your God for your servants, so we won't die! For we have added to all our sins the evil of requesting a king for ourselves."

Jeremiah 15:1

Then the Lord said to me: "Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My compassions would not [reach out] to these people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.

Genesis 13:4

to the site where he had built the altar. And Abram worshiped the Lord there.

Exodus 17:10-13

Joshua did as Moses had told him, and fought against Amalek, while Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up to the top of the hill. While Moses held up his hand, Israel prevailed, but whenever he put his hand down, Amalek prevailed. When Moses' hands grew heavy, they took a stone and put [it] under him, and he sat down on it. Then Aaron and Hur supported his hands, one on one side and one on the other so that his hands remained steady until the sun went down.read more.
So Joshua defeated Amalek and his army with the sword.

Exodus 32:11-13

But Moses interceded with the Lord his God: "Lord, why does Your anger burn against Your people You brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and a strong hand? Why should the Egyptians say, 'He brought them out with an evil intent to kill them in the mountains and wipe them off the face of the earth'? Turn from Your great anger and change Your mind about this disaster [planned] for Your people. Remember that You swore to Your servants Abraham, Isaac, and Israel by Yourself and declared to them, 'I will make your offspring as numerous as the stars of the sky and will give your offspring all this land that I have promised, and they will inherit [it] forever.' "

Numbers 14:13-19

But Moses replied to the Lord, "The Egyptians will hear about it, for by Your strength You brought up this people from them. They will tell [it to] the inhabitants of this land. They have heard that You, Lord, are among these people, how You, Lord, are seen face to face, how Your cloud stands over them, and how You go before them in a pillar of cloud by day and in a pillar of fire by night. If You kill this people with a single blow, the nations that have heard of Your fame will declare,read more.
'Since the Lord wasn't able to bring this people into the land He swore to [give] them, He has slaughtered them in the wilderness.' "So now, may My Lord's power be magnified just as You have spoken: The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave [the guilty] unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers' wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation. Please pardon the wrongdoing of this people in keeping with the greatness of Your faithful love, just as You have forgiven them from Egypt until now."

Deuteronomy 9:26-29

I prayed to the Lord: Lord God , do not annihilate Your people, Your inheritance, whom You redeemed through Your greatness and brought out of Egypt with a strong hand. Remember Your servants Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Disregard this people's stubbornness, and their wickedness and sin. Otherwise, those in the land you brought us from will say, 'Because the Lord wasn't able to bring them into the land He had promised them, and because He hated them, He brought them out to kill them in the wilderness.'read more.
But they are Your people, Your inheritance, whom You brought out by Your great power and outstretched arm.

1 Samuel 7:5-9

Samuel said, "Gather all Israel at Mizpah, and I will pray to the Lord on your behalf." When they gathered at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out in the Lord's presence. They fasted that day, and there they confessed, "We have sinned against the Lord." And Samuel [began to lead] the Israelites at Mizpah as [their] judge. When the Philistines heard that the Israelites had gathered at Mizpah, their rulers marched up toward Israel. When the Israelites heard [about it], they were afraid because of the Philistines.read more.
The Israelites said to Samuel, "Don't stop crying out to the Lord our God for us, so that He will save us from the hand of the Philistines." Then Samuel took a young lamb and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the Lord. He cried out to the Lord on behalf of Israel, and the Lord answered him.

1 Kings 18:36-37

At the time for offering the [evening] sacrifice, Elijah the prophet approached [the altar] and said, "Lord God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, today let it be known that You are God in Israel and I am Your servant, and that at Your word I have done all these things. Answer me, Lord! Answer me so that this people will know that You, Yahweh, are God and that You have turned their hearts back."

Jonah 2:2

I called to the Lord in my distress, and He answered me. I cried out for help in the belly of Sheol; You heard my voice.

Acts 7:59-60

They were stoning Stephen as he called out: "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!" Then he knelt down and cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not charge them with this sin!" And saying this, he fell asleep.

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