31 Bible Verses about People With Apt Names

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Genesis 30:13

Then said Lea, "Happy am I, for the daughters will call me blessed." And called his name Asher.

Genesis 35:18

Then as her soul was departing, that she must die: she called his name Benoni. But his father called him Benjamin.

Genesis 30:6

Then said Rachel, "God hath given sentence on my side, and hath also heard my voice, and hath given me a son." Therefore called she him Dan.

Genesis 25:30

and said to Jacob, "Let me sip of that red pottage, for I am fainty." And therefore was his name called Edom.

Exodus 18:4

And the other was called Eliezer - "For the God of my father was mine help and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh."

Genesis 41:52

The second called he Ephraim, "For God," said he, "hath caused me to grow in the land of my trouble."

Genesis 30:11

Then said Lea, "Good luck," and called his name Gad.

Exodus 2:22

and he called him Gershom: for he said, "I have been a stranger in a strange land." And she bare yet another son, whom he called Eliezer saying, "The God of my father is mine helper, and hath rid me out of the hands of Pharaoh."

Exodus 18:3

and her two sons, of which the one was called Gershom - for he said, "I have been an alien in a strange land" -

1 Samuel 4:21

And she named the child Ichabod saying, "Honour is departed from Israel" - Because the ark of God was taken, and her father-in-law and her husband were dead.

Genesis 16:15

And Hagar bare Abram a son, and Abram called his son's name which Hagar bare, Ishmael.

Genesis 30:18

Then said Lea, "God hath given me my reward, because I gave my maiden to my husband." And she called him Issachar.

Genesis 25:26

And afterward his brother came out, and his hand holding Esau by the heel. Wherefore his name was called Jacob. And Isaac was forty years old when she bare them:

2 Samuel 12:25

And he sent by the hand of Nathan the prophet, and called his name Jedidiah, of the LORD's behalf.

Genesis 30:24

And she called his name Joseph, saying, "The LORD give me yet another son."

Genesis 29:35

And she conceived yet again, and bare a son, saying, "Now will I praise the LORD!" Therefore she called his name Judah, and left bearing.

Genesis 29:34

And she conceived yet, and bare a son, and said, "Now this once will my husband keep me company, because I have borne him three sons." And therefore she called his name Levi.

Genesis 41:51

And he called the name of the first son Manasseh, "For God," said he, "hath made me forget all my labour and all my father's household."

Ruth 1:20

But she said unto them, "Call me not Naomi: call me Mara, for the Almighty hath made me very bitter.

Exodus 2:10

And when the child was grown, she brought it unto Pharaoh's daughter, and it was made her son, and she called it Moses, "Because," said she, "I took him out of the water."

1 Samuel 25:25

Let not my lord regard this unthrifty man Nabal, for as his name is, so is he. Nabal is his name and folly is with him. But I thine handmaid saw not the young men of my lord which thou sendest.

Genesis 30:8

And Rachel said, "God is turned, and I have made a change with my sister, and have gotten the upper hand." And she called his name Naphtali.

Genesis 5:29

and called him Noah, saying, "This same shall comfort us: as concerning our work and sorrow of our hands which we have about the earth that the LORD hath cursed."

Genesis 10:25

And Eber begat two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his time the earth was divided. And the name of his brother was Joktan.

Genesis 38:29

But he plucked his hand back again, and his brother came out. And she said, "Wherefore hast thou rent a rent upon thee?" And called him Perez.

Genesis 29:32

And Lea conceived and bare a son, and called his name Reuben, for she said, "The LORD hath looked upon my tribulation. And now my husband will love me."

1 Samuel 1:20

And in process of time she conceived and bare a son, and called his name Samuel: because she had asked him of the LORD.

Genesis 4:25

Adam also lay with his wife yet again, and she bare a son and called his name Seth: "For God," said she, "hath given me another son for Abel whom Cain slew."

Genesis 29:33

And she conceived again and bare a son, and said, "The LORD hath heard that I am despised, and hath therefore given me this son also." And she called him Simeon.

Genesis 30:20

Then said she, "God hath endued me with a good dowry. Now will my husband dwell with me, because I have borne him six sons." And called his name Zebulon.

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