She said, "How happy I am, because women will call me happy!" So she named him Asher.
Just before she died, Rachel called her son's name Ben-oni, but his father Jacob named him Benjamin.
Then Rachel said, "God has vindicated me! He has heard my voice and has given me a son." Therefore, she named him Dan.
Esau told Jacob, "Let me gobble down some of this red stuff, since I'm starving." (That's how Esau got his nickname "Edom".)
while the name of the other was Eliezer, because he would say, "My father's God helped me and delivered me from Pharaoh's sword."
He named his second son Ephraim because, he said, "God has made me fruitful in the land of my troubles."
Now Adam had named his wife "Eve," because she was to become the mother of everyone who was living.
and Leah exclaimed, "How fortunate!" So she named him Gad.
Later she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, because he used to say, "I became an alien in a foreign land."
along with her two sons. The name of the one was Gershom, because he uwould say, "I was an alien in a foreign land,"
1 Samuel 4:21
She had named the boy Ichabod,saying, "Glory has departed from Israel," because the Ark of God had been captured and because her father-in-law and husband were dead.
Hagar eventually gave birth to Abram's son. Abram named his son whom Hagar bore Ishmael.
Then Leah said, "God has paid me for giving my servant to my husband as his wife." So she named him Issachar.
After that, his brother came out with his hand clutching Esau's heel, so they named him Jacob. Isaac was 60 years old when they were born.
2 Samuel 12:25
and sent a message written by Nathan the prophet to call his name Jedidiah, for the Lord's sake.
Because she had been asking, "May God give me another son," she named him Joseph.
Then she conceived yet again, bore a son, and said, "This time I'll praise the LORD." So she named him Judah. Then she stopped bearing children.
Later, she conceived again and said, "This time my husband will become attached to me, now that I've borne him three sons." So he named him Levi.
Joseph named his firstborn son Manasseh because, he said, "God has made me forget all of my hard life and my father's house."
But Naomi replied, "Don't call me "Naomi'! Call me "Mara'! That's because the Almighty has dealt bitterly with me.
After the child had grown older, she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, because she said, "I drew him out of the water."
1 Samuel 25:25
Please, your majesty, don't pay attention to this worthless man Nabal, for he's just like his name. Nabal is his name and folly is his constant companion. But I, your servant, didn't see your majesty's young men whom you sent.
so Rachel said, "I've been through a mighty struggle with my sister and won." She named him Naphtali.
whom he named Noah, because he said, "May this one comfort us from our work, from pain that is caused by our manual labor, and from the ground that the LORD has cursed."
To Eber were born two sons. One was named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his lifetime. His brother was named Joktan.
As it was, he withdrew his hand, and then his brother was born. Amazed, the midwife cried out loud, "What's this? A breach birth?" So that boy was named Perez.
Leah conceived, bore a son, and named him Reuben, because she was saying, "The LORD had looked on my torture, so now my husband will love me."
1 Samuel 1:20
By the time of the next year's sacrifice, Hannah had become pregnant and had borne a son. She named him Samuel because she said, "I asked the LORD for him."
Later on, after Adam had sexual relations with his wife, she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, because "God granted me another offspring to replace Abel, since Cain murdered him."
Later, she conceived again, bore a son, and declared, "Because the LORD heard that I'm neglected, he gave me this one, too." So she named him Simeon.
Then Leah said, "God has given me a good gift. This time my husband will exalt me, because I've borne him six sons." So she named him Zebulun.