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11 Bible Verses about People Naming People

Most Relevant Verses

Genesis 21:3

Abraham named his son who was born to him—the one Sarah bore to him—Isaac.

Genesis 27:36

So he said, “Isn’t he rightly named Jacob? For he has cheated me twice now. He took my birthright, and look, now he has taken my blessing.” Then he asked, “Haven’t you saved a blessing for me?”

Genesis 48:16

the Angel who has redeemed me from all harm—
may He bless these boys.
And may they be called by my name
and the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac,
and may they grow to be numerous within the land.

Isaiah 4:1

On that day seven women
will seize one man, saying,
“We will eat our own bread
and provide our own clothing.
Just let us be called by your name.
Take away our disgrace.”

Ruth 4:17

The neighbor women said, “A son has been born to Naomi,” and they named him Obed. He was the father of Jesse, the father of David.

Deuteronomy 2:11

They were also regarded as Rephaim, like the Anakim, though the Moabites called them Emim.

Deuteronomy 2:20

This too used to be regarded as the land of the Rephaim. The Rephaim lived there previously, though the Ammonites called them Zamzummim,

Luke 1:62

So they motioned to his father to find out what he wanted him to be called.

Luke 1:59

When they came to circumcise the child on the eighth day, they were going to name him Zechariah, after his father.

Luke 1:61

Then they said to her, “None of your relatives has that name.”

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