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15 Bible Verses about People Renaming People

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Genesis 41:45

And Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnathpaaneah, and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On. And Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt.

Numbers 13:16

These are the names of the men whom Moses sent to spy out the land. And Moses called Hosea, the son of Nun, Joshua.

Judges 6:32

Therefore, on that day he called him Jerubbaal, saying, Let Baal contend against him because he has thrown down his altar.

Ruth 1:20

And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.

2 Kings 23:34

Then Pharaohnechoh made Eliakim, the son of Josiah, king in the place of Josiah his father and changed his name to Jehoiakim and took Jehoahaz and carried him to Egypt, and he died there.

2 Kings 24:17

And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah, his father's brother, king in his stead and changed his name to Zedekiah.

Jeremiah 20:3

And it came to pass on the morrow that Pashur brought forth Jeremiah out of the stocks. Then Jeremiah said unto him: The LORD has not called thy name Pashur, , but Magormissabib.

Daniel 1:7

unto whom the prince of the eunuchs gave names: for he gave unto Daniel the name of Belteshazzar; and to Hananiah, of Shadrach; and to Mishael, of Meshach; and to Azariah, of Abednego.

Acts 4:36

Then Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas (which is, being interpreted, The son of consolation), a Levite, and of the country of Cyprus,

John 1:42

And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jonah: thou shalt be called Cephas, which is by interpretation, A stone.

Mark 3:16

Simon, whom he gave the name Peter;

Mark 3:17

and James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, whom he surnamed them Boanerges, which is The sons of thunder;

Ezra 2:61

And of the sons of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Koz, the sons of Barzillai; who took a wife of the daughters of Barzillai, the Gileadite, and was called after their name.

Nehemiah 7:63

And of the priests: the sons of Habaiah, the sons of Koz, the sons of Barzillai, who took one of the daughters of Barzillai the Gileadite to wife, and was called after their name.

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