Out of the ground Yahweh God formed every animal of the field, and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name. The man gave names to all livestock, and to the birds of the sky, and to every animal of the field; but for man there was not found a helper suitable for him.
Whatever has been, its name was given long ago; and it is known what man is; neither can he contend with him who is mightier than he.
Their inward thought is that their houses will endure forever, and their dwelling places to all generations. They name their lands after themselves.
When the children of Israel saw it, they said one to another, "What is it?" For they didn't know what it was. Moses said to them, "It is the bread which Yahweh has given you to eat."
The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.
Cain knew his wife. She conceived, and gave birth to Enoch. He built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
Jair the son of Manasseh went and took its towns, and called them Havvoth Jair.
Jair the son of Manasseh took all the region of Argob, to the border of the Geshurites and the Maacathites, and called them, even Bashan, after his own name, Havvoth Jair, to this day.)
Nobah went and took Kenath, and its villages, and called it Nobah, after his own name.
2 Samuel 12:28
Now therefore gather the rest of the people together, and encamp against the city, and take it; lest I take the city, and it be called after my name."
Isaac dug again the wells of water, which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father. For the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham. He called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because they both swore there.
He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.
Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him "Bethel."
He erected an altar there, and called it El Elohe Israel.
Then Gideon built an altar there to Yahweh, and called it "Yahweh is Peace." To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
When they came to Marah, they couldn't drink from the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore its name was called Marah.
([which] Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir;)
The border of the children of Dan went out beyond them; for the children of Dan went up and fought against Leshem, and took it, and struck it with the edge of the sword, and possessed it, and lived therein, and called Leshem, Dan, after the name of Dan their father.
2 Samuel 5:9
David lived in the stronghold, and called it the city of David. David built around from Millo and inward.
Therefore that field was called "The Field of Blood" to this day.
1 Kings 7:21
He set up the pillars at the porch of the temple: and he set up the right pillar, and called its name Jachin; and he set up the left pillar, and called its name Boaz.
2 Samuel 18:18
Now Absalom in his lifetime had taken and reared up for himself the pillar, which is in the king's dale; for he said, "I have no son to keep my name in memory." He called the pillar after his own name; and it is called Absalom's monument, to this day.
The herdsmen of Gerar argued with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, "The water is ours." He called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.
He left that place, and dug another well. They didn't argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. He said, "For now Yahweh has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."
They dug another well, and they argued over that, also. He called its name Sitnah.
He called it Shibah. Therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.