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14 Bible Verses about God Naming People

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Genesis 16:11

And the angel of the LORD yet said unto her, Behold, thou art with child and shalt bear a son and shalt call his name Ishmael, because the LORD has heard thy affliction.

Hosea 1:4

And the LORD said unto him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will visit the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu and will cause the kingdom of the house of Israel to cease.

Isaiah 49:1

Listen, O isles, unto me, and hearken, ye peoples, from far, The LORD has called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother he has remembered my name.

Genesis 32:28

And he said, Thy name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast fought with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

Luke 1:13

But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias, for thy prayer is heard; and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John.

Luke 1:60

And his mother answered and said, Not so, but he shall be called John.

Luke 1:63

And he asked for a writing table and wrote, saying, His name is John. And they all marvelled.

Genesis 17:19

And God said, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed, and thou shalt call his name Isaac (laughter); and I will confirm my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant and with his seed after him.

1 Chronicles 22:9

Behold, a son shall be born to thee, who shall be a man of rest, and I will give him rest from all his enemies round about, for his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness unto Israel in his days.

Isaiah 8:3

And I went unto the prophetess, and she conceived and bore a son. Then the LORD said to me, Call his name Mahershalalhashbaz.

Hosea 1:6

And she conceived again and bore a daughter. And God said unto him, Call her name Loruhamah: for I will never again have mercy upon the house of Israel, but I will utterly forget them.

Hosea 1:9

Then said God, Call his name Loammi: for ye are not my people, and I will not be your God.

Hosea 2:1

Say ye unto your brethren, Ammi; and to your sisters, Ruhamah.

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