Your name will no longer be Abram, but your name will be Abraham, for I will make you the father of many nations.
God said to Abraham, “As for your wife Sarai, do not call her Sarai, for Sarah will be her name.
“Your name will no longer be Jacob,” He said. “It will be Israel because you have struggled with God and with men and have prevailed.”
Pharaoh gave Joseph the name Zaphenath-paneah and gave him a wife, Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest at On. And Joseph went throughout the land of Egypt.
God said to him:Your name is Jacob;
you will no longer be named Jacob,
but your name will be Israel.So He named him Israel. God also said to him:I am God Almighty.
Be fruitful and multiply.
A nation, indeed an assembly of nations,
will come from you,
and kings will descend from you.
The perimeter of the city will be six miles, and the name of the city from that day on will be: Yahweh Is There.”
That day, Gideon’s father called him Jerubbaal, saying, “Let Baal plead his case with him,” because he tore down his altar.
2 Samuel 12:25
and He sent a message through Nathan the prophet, who named him Jedidiah, because of the Lord.
Then Saul—also called Paul—filled with the Holy Spirit, stared straight at the sorcerer