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14 Bible Verses about God Naming People

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Genesis 16:11

And the messenger of Yahweh said to her, Behold thee! with child, and about bearing a son - and thou shalt call his name Ishmael for Yahweh hath hearkened unto thy humiliation.

Hosea 1:4

Then said Yahweh unto him, Call his name Jezreel: for, yet a little, and I will visit the bloodshed of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel.

Isaiah 49:1

Hearken, ye Coastlands, unto me, And give ear ye peoples afar off, - Yahweh, called me, from my birth, From my nativity, made he mention of my name;

Genesis 32:28

Then he said - Not Jacob, shall thy name be called any more, but Israel, - For thou hast contended with God and with men and hast prevailed.

Luke 1:13

But the messenger said unto him - Do not fear, Zachariah! Inasmuch as thy supplication hath been hearkened to, - and, thy wife Elizabeth, shall bring forth a son to thee, and thou shalt call his name, John;

Luke 1:60

And his mother, answering, said - Nay! but he shall be called, John.

Luke 1:63

And, asking for a small tablet, he wrote, saying - John, is his name! and they marvelled all.

Genesis 17:19

And God said - Truly, Sarah thy wife, is about to bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name, Isaac, - and I will establish my covenant with him as an age-abiding covenant, to his seed after him.

1 Chronicles 22:9

Lo! a son, born to thee, He, shall be a man of rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies, round about, - for, Solomon, shall be his Name, and, peace and quietness, will I bestow upon Israel, in his days;

Isaiah 8:3

Then approached I unto the prophetess, and she conceived and bare a son, - and Yahweh said unto me, Call his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz.

Hosea 1:6

Then conceived she again and bare a daughter, and he said to him, Call her name Lo-ruhamah "Uncompassionated" , - for, not again any more, will I have compassion upon the house of Israel, that I should, forgive, them;

Hosea 1:9

Then said he, Call his name Lo-ammi, - for ye are Lo-ammi "No people of mine" , and, I, will not be yours.

Hosea 2:1

Say ye unto your brethren, O Ammi, and unto your sisters, O Ruhamah:

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