Calling upon God

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Genesis 4:26

And as for Seth, he also fathered a son, and he called his name Enosh. At that time he began to call on the name of Yahweh.

Genesis 12:8

And he moved on from there to the hill country, east of Bethel. And he pitched his tent at Bethel on the west, and at Ai on the east. And he built an altar there to Yahweh. And he called on the name of Yahweh.

Genesis 26:25

And he built an altar there and called on the name of Yahweh. And he pitched his tent there, and the servants of Isaac dug a well there.

1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks to Yahweh; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the nations!

Psalm 105:1

Give thanks to Yahweh; proclaim his name; make known his deeds among the peoples.

Job 27:10

Or, in Shaddai will he find delight? Will he call upon God at all times?

Psalm 14:4

All who do evil--do they not know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on Yahweh.

Psalm 53:4

Do not evildoers know, [they] who eat my people [as though] they were eating bread? They do not call on God.

Psalm 79:6

Pour out your anger on the nations that do not know you, and on [the] kingdoms that do not call on your name,

Isaiah 65:1

"I let myself be sought by [those who] did not ask; I let myself be found by [those who] did not seek me. I said, 'Here I am; here I am!' to a nation [that] did not call on my name;

Jeremiah 10:25

Pour out your wrath on the nations that do not know you, and on [the] peoples that do not call on your name, for they have devoured Jacob, they have devoured and consumed him, and they have caused his settlement to be desolate.

Zephaniah 3:9

Because then I will {make the speech of the nations pure}; that all of them might call on the name of Yahweh, to serve him {in unison}.

Lamentations 3:55

I have called your name, O Yahweh, from the depths of the pit.

1 Samuel 12:17-18

[Is] the wheat harvest not today? I will call out to Yahweh so that he still sends thunder and rain, so that you will know and will see that your wickedness [is] great that you have done in the eyes of Yahweh by asking for a king for yourselves." So Samuel called out to Yahweh, and Yahweh brought thunder and rain that [same] day, so all the people feared Yahweh and Samuel greatly.

1 Kings 18:24

Then you call on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of Yahweh, and it shall be that the god who answers by fire, he [is] God." Then all the people answered and said, "The word [is] good!"

2 Kings 5:11

But Naaman became angry and he went and said, "Look, I said to myself, 'Surely he will come out, stand, call upon the name of Yahweh his God, and wave his hands over the spot; then he would take away the skin disease.'

Job 19:7

"Look, I cry out, 'Violence!' but I am not answered; I cry out, but there is no justice.

Psalm 4:1

When I call, answer me, O God of my righteousness. In trouble {deliver me}. Be gracious to me and hear my prayer.

Psalm 17:6-9

As for me, I have called on you because you will answer me, O God. Incline your ear to me. Hear my words. Show wondrously your acts of loyal love, O Savior of those who take refuge at your right hand from those who rise up against [them]. Keep me as {the apple of your eye}. Hide me in the shadow of your wingsread more.
from [the] {presence} of [the] wicked who destroy me, [those] enemies against my life, [they that] surround me.

Psalm 18:6

In my trouble I called on Yahweh, and to my God I cried for help. He heard my voice from his temple, and my cry for help came up before his presence into his ears.

Psalm 27:7-12

Hear, O Yahweh, my voice [when] I call, and be gracious to me and answer me. On your behalf my heart says, "Seek my face." Your face, O Yahweh, I do seek. Do not hide your face from me; do not turn your servant away in anger. You have been my help; do not abandon nor forsake me, O God of my salvation.read more.
If my father or my mother forsake me, then Yahweh will receive me. Teach me, O Yahweh, your way, and lead me on a level path because of my enemies. Do not give me over to the desire of my enemies, because false witnesses have arisen against me, and [each] breathing out violence.

Psalm 28:1-2

To you, O Yahweh, I call. O my rock, do not be deaf to me. Or else, if you are silent to me, then I will become like those descending to [the] pit. Hear the voice of my supplications when I cry to you for help, when I lift up my hands toward your holy inner sanctuary.

Psalm 55:16

As for me, I will call to God, and Yahweh will save me.

Psalm 86:3

Be gracious to me, O Lord, because I call to you {all day long}.

Isaiah 58:9

Then you shall call, and Yahweh himself will answer. You shall cry for help, and he will say, 'Here I [am]!' If you remove from among you [the] yoke, the {finger-pointing} and {evil speech},

Jeremiah 11:14

Therefore you must not pray for this people, and you must not lift up for them a cry of entreaty, or a prayer, for I [will] not listen in the time of their calling to me, in the time of their trouble.

Jeremiah 33:3

'Call to me, and I will answer you, and I will tell you great [things] and inaccessible [things that] you have not known.'

Joel 1:19

To you, Yahweh, I cry out, because fire has devoured the pastures of the desert, and flames burned all the trees of the field.

Habakkuk 1:2

O Yahweh, how long shall I cry for help and you will not listen? [How long] will I cry out to you, "Violence!" and you will not save?

Zechariah 13:9

And I will bring the [remaining] third into the fire, and I will refine them like [one] refines silver, and I will test them like [one] tests gold. They will call my name, and I will answer them. I will say, 'They are my people,' and they will say, 'Yahweh [is] my God.'"

Joel 2:32

And it will happen--everyone who calls on the name of Yahweh will be rescued, because on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be {those who escape}, as Yahweh said, and among the survivors whom Yahweh is calling.

Romans 10:12-14

For [there] is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same [Lord] [is] Lord of all, who is rich to all who call upon him. For "everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord will be saved." How then will they call upon [him] in whom they have not believed? And how will they believe [in him] about whom they have not heard? And how will they hear about [him] without one who preaches [to them]?

Psalm 99:6

Moses and Aaron [were] among his priests; Samuel also [was] among [those who] called on his name. They called to Yahweh, and he answered them.

Exodus 17:11

And when Moses raised his hand, Israel would prevail, but when he rested his hand, Amalek would prevail.

Exodus 32:31-32

And Moses returned to Yahweh, and he said, "Alas, this people has sinned a great sin and made for themselves gods of gold. And now if you will forgive their sin--and if not, please blot me from your scroll that you have written."

Numbers 21:7

The people came to Moses and said, "We have sinned because we have spoken against Yahweh and against you. Pray to Yahweh and let him remove the snakes from among us." So Moses prayed for the people.

1 Samuel 12:19

Then all the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to Yahweh your God so that we will not die, because we have added to all our sins by requesting a king for ourselves."

Jeremiah 15:1

Then Yahweh said to me, "[Even] if Moses and Samuel stood {before me}, my heart [would] not [be] to this people. Send [them] away from my {sight}, and let them go out.

Genesis 13:4

to the place where he had made an altar at the beginning. And Abram called on the name of Yahweh there.

Exodus 17:10-13

And Joshua did as Moses had said to him to fight with Amalek. And Moses, Aaron, and Hur went up [to] the top of the hill. And when Moses raised his hand, Israel would prevail, but when he rested his hand, Amalek would prevail. But the hands of Moses [were] heavy, and they took a stone and placed it under him, and he sat on it; Aaron and Hur supported his hands, {one on each side}, and his hands [were] steady until {sundown}.read more.
And Joshua defeated Amalek and his people with [the] {edge of the sword}.

Exodus 32:11-13

And Moses {implored Yahweh} his God, and he said, "Why, Yahweh, should {your anger blaze} against your people whom you brought up from the land of Egypt with great power and with a strong hand? Why should [the] Egyptians {say}, 'With evil [intent] he brought them out to kill them in the mountains and wipe them from the face of the earth'? Turn from {your fierce anger} and relent concerning the disaster for your people. Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by yourself, and you told them, 'I will multiply your offspring like the stars of the heavens, and all this land that I promised I will give to your offspring, and they will inherit [it] forever.'"

Numbers 14:13-19

And Moses said to Yahweh, "Then the Egyptians will hear that you brought up this people from their midst in your power, and they will {tell it} to the inhabitants of this land. They heard that you, Yahweh, [are] in the midst of this people, that you are seen eye to eye, and your cloud [is] standing over them, and in a column of cloud you go before them by day and in a column of fire [at] night. But if you destroy this people {all at once}, the nations that will have heard your message will say,read more.
'Yahweh was unable to bring this people in the land that he swore by an oath, and he slaughtered them in the desert.' But now, please, let the power of my Lord be great, just has you spoke, 'Yahweh [is] {slow to anger} and great of loyal love, {forgiving} sin and rebellion; but surely he leaves nothing unpunished, visiting the sin of the fathers on the sons to the third and fourth generations.' Please forgive the sin of this people according to the greatness of your loyal love, just as you {forgave} this people, from Egypt until now."

Deuteronomy 9:26-29

And I prayed to Yahweh, and I said, 'Lord Yahweh, you must not destroy your people and your inheritance whom you redeemed in your greatness, whom you brought out from Egypt with a strong hand. Remember your servants, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; you must not {pay attention to} the stubbornness of this people, to their wickedness and to their sin, lest [the people of] the land from which you brought us out from there say, "Because Yahweh was not able to bring them to the land that he {promised} to them and because of his hatred [toward] them, he has brought them out to kill them in the desert."read more.
For they [are] your people and your inheritance whom you brought with your great power and with your outstretched arm.'

1 Samuel 7:5-9

Then Samuel said, "Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray to Yahweh for you." So they gathered to Mizpah and drew water and poured [it] out before Yahweh. They fasted on that day and said there, "We have sinned against Yahweh!" So Samuel judged the {Israelites} at Mizpah. [Now] when [the] Philistines heard that the {Israelites} had gathered at Mizpah, the rulers of the Philistines went up against Israel. And when the {Israelites} heard [of it], {they were afraid of the Philistines}.read more.
Then the {Israelites} said to Samuel, "{You must not cease} from crying out to Yahweh our God, so that he will deliver us from the hand of [the] Philistines." So Samuel took a single {nursing lamb} and sacrificed [it] as a whole burnt offering to Yahweh. Then Samuel cried out to Yahweh on behalf of Israel, and Yahweh answered him.

1 Kings 18:36-37

It happened at the offering of the [evening] oblation, Elijah the prophet went near, and he said, "O Yahweh, God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel; let it be known today that you [are] God in Israel and [that] I [am] your servant and [that] I have done all of these things by your words. Answer me, O Yahweh, answer me; that this people may know that you, O Yahweh, [are] God and that you have turned their hearts back again."

Jonah 2:2

and said, "I called {from my distress} to Yahweh, and he answered me; from the belly of Sheol I cried for help-- you heard my voice.

Acts 7:59-60

And they kept on stoning Stephen [as he] was calling out and saying, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit!" And falling to [his] knees, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them!" And [after he] said this, he fell asleep.

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