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9 Bible Verses about Changed Names

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 17:5

And thy name shall no more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham; for a father of a multitude of nations have I made thee.

Genesis 17:15

And God said to Abraham, As to Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall be her name.

Genesis 32:28

And he said, Thy name shall not henceforth be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast wrestled with God, and with men, and hast prevailed.

Genesis 41:45

And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnath-paaneah, and gave him as wife Asnath the daughter of Potipherah the priest in On. And Joseph went out over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 35:10-11

And God said to him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not henceforth be called Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name. And he called his name Israel. And God said to him, I am the Almighty God: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee; and kings shall come out of thy loins.

Ezekiel 48:35

Round about it was eighteen thousand cubits; and the name of the city from that day, Jehovah is there.

Judges 6:32

Therefore on that day he was called Jerubba'al, that is to say, "Let Ba'al contend against him," because he pulled down his altar.

2 Samuel 12:25

And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet; and he called his name Jedidiah, for Jehovah's sake.

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