'Call' in the Bible
And out of the ground Jehovah God formed every beast of the field, and every bird of the heavens; and brought them unto the man to see what he would call them: and whatsoever the man called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enosh. Then began men to call upon the name of Jehovah.
And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son; and thou shalt call his name Ishmael, because Jehovah hath heard thy affliction.
And God said unto Abraham, As for Sarai thy wife, thou shalt not call her name Sarai, but Sarah shall her name be.
And God said, Nay, but Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son; and thou shalt call his name Isaac: and I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.
And they said, We will call the damsel, and inquire at her mouth.
And Leah said, Happy am I! for the daughters will call me happy: and she called his name Asher.
And it shall come to pass, when Pharaoh shall call you, and shall say, What is your occupation?
Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?
And he said unto his daughters, And where is he? Why is it that ye have left the man? Call him, that he may eat bread.
lest thou make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, and they play the harlot after their gods, and sacrifice unto their gods, and one call thee and thou eat of his sacrifice;
And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab; and they said, We will not come up:
And he sent messengers unto Balaam the son of Beor, to Pethor, which is by the River, to the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over against me.
And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men are come to call thee, rise up, go with them; but only the word which I speak unto thee, that shalt thou do.
And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly send unto thee to call thee? wherefore camest thou not unto me? am I not able indeed to promote thee to honor?
these also are accounted Rephaim, as the Anakim; but the Moabites call them Emim.
(That also is accounted a land of Rephaim: Rephaim dwelt therein aforetime; but the Ammonites call them Zamzummim,
( which Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion, and the Amorites call it Senir;)
For what great nation is there, that hath a god so nigh unto them, as Jehovah our God is whensoever we call upon him?
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that ye shall soon utterly perish from off the land whereunto ye go over the Jordan to possess it; ye shall not prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.
Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand, and say, I like not to take her;
And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither Jehovah thy God hath driven thee,
I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before thee life and death, the blessing and the curse: therefore choose life, that thou mayest live, thou and thy seed;
And Jehovah said unto Moses, Behold, thy days approach that thou must die: call Joshua, and present yourselves in the tent of meeting, that I may give him a charge. And Moses and Joshua went, and presented themselves in the tent of meeting.
Assemble unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to witness against them.
They shall call the peoples unto the mountain; There shall they offer sacrifices of righteousness: For they shall suck the abundance of the seas, And the hidden treasures of the sand.
And the men of Ephraim were gathered together, and passed northward; and they said unto Jephthah, Wherefore passedst thou over to fight against the children of Ammon, and didst not call us to go with thee? we will burn thy house upon thee with fire.
And it came to pass, when their hearts were merry, that they said, Call for Samson, that he may make us sport. And they called for Samson out of the prison-house; and he made sport before them. And they set him between the pillars:
And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty hath dealt very bitterly with me.
I went out full, and Jehovah hath brought me home again empty; why call ye me Naomi, seeing Jehovah hath testified against me, and the Almighty hath afflicted me?
Therefore Eli said unto Samuel, Go, lie down: and it shall be, if he call thee, that thou shalt say, Speak, Jehovah; for thy servant heareth. So Samuel went and lay down in his place.
Is it not wheat harvest to-day? I will call unto Jehovah, that he may send thunder and rain; and ye shall know and see that your wickedness is great, which ye have done in the sight of Jehovah, in asking you a king.
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show thee what thou shalt do: and thou shalt anoint unto me him whom I name unto thee.
Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house, the priests that were in Nob: and they came all of them to the king.
Then said Absalom, Call now Hushai the Archite also, and let us hear likewise what he saith.
Then said the king to Amasa, Call me the men of Judah together within three days, and be thou here present.
So Amasa went to call the men of Judah together; but he tarried longer than the set time which he had appointed him.
I will call upon Jehovah, who is worthy to be praised: So shall I be saved from mine enemies.
Then king David answered and said, Call to me Bath-sheba. And she came into the king's presence, and stood before the king.
And king David said, Call to me Zadok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada. And they came before the king.
And call ye on the name of your god, and I will call on the name of Jehovah; and the God that answereth by fire, let him be God. And all the people answered and said, It is well spoken.
And Elijah said unto the prophets of Baal, Choose you one bullock for yourselves, and dress it first; for ye are many; and call on the name of your god, but put no fire under.
And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spake unto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good unto the king with one mouth: let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them, and speak thou good.
And he said to Gehazi his servant, Call this Shunammite. And when he had called her, she stood before him.
And he said, Call her. And when he had called her, she stood in the door.
And he called Gehazi, and said, Call this Shunammite. So he called her. And when she was come in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.
But Naaman was wroth, and went away, and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me, and stand, and call on the name of Jehovah his God, and wave his hand over the place, and recover the leper.
Now therefore call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his worshippers, and all his priests; let none be wanting: for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whosoever shall be wanting, he shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtlety, to the intent that he might destroy the worshippers of Baal.
O give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known his doings among the peoples.
And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spake to him, saying, Behold, the words of the prophets declare good to the king with one mouth: let thy word therefore, I pray thee, be like one of theirs, and speak thou good.
Call now; is there any that will answer thee? And to which of the holy ones wilt thou turn?
Thou wouldest call, and I would answer thee: Thou wouldest have a desire to the work of thy hands.
I call unto my servant, and he giveth me no answer, Though I entreat him with my mouth.
Will he delight himself in the Almighty, And call upon God at all times?
Answer me when I call, O God of my righteousness; Thou hast set me at large when I was in distress: Have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
But know that Jehovah hath set apart for himself him that is godly: Jehovah will hear when I call unto him.
Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And call not upon Jehovah?
I will call upon Jehovah, who is worthy to be praised: So shall I be saved from mine enemies.
Save, Jehovah: Let the King answer us when we call.
Unto thee, O Jehovah, will I call: My rock, be not thou deaf unto me; Lest, if thou be silent unto me, I become like them that go down into the pit.
Their inward thought is, that their houses'shall continue for ever, And their dwelling-places to all generations; They call their lands after their own names.
And call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.
Have the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And call not upon God?
As for me, I will call upon God; And Jehovah will save me.
Then shall mine enemies turn back in the day that I call: This I know, that God is for me.
From the end of the earth will I call unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: Lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
His name shall endure for ever; His name shall be continued as long as the sun: And men shall be blessed in him; All nations shall call him happy.
I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart; And my spirit maketh diligent search.
Pour out thy wrath upon the nations that know thee not, And upon the kingdoms that call not upon thy name.
So shall we not go back from thee: Quicken thou us, and we will call upon thy name.
For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, And abundant in lovingkindness unto all them that call upon thee.
In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee; For thou wilt answer me.
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble: I will deliver him, and honor him.
Moses and Aaron among his priests, And Samuel among them that call upon his name; They called upon Jehovah, and he answered them.
Hide not thy face from me in the day of my distress: Incline thine ear unto me; In the day when I call answer me speedily.
Oh give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name; Make known among the peoples his doings.
Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, Therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
I will take the cup of salvation, And call upon the name of Jehovah.
I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, And will call upon the name of Jehovah.
Jehovah, I have called upon thee; make haste unto me: Give ear unto my voice, when I call unto thee.
Jehovah is nigh unto all them that call upon him, To all that call upon him in truth.
Then will they call upon me, but I will not answer; They will seek me diligently, but they shall not find me:
Say unto wisdom, Thou art my sister; And call understanding thy kinswoman:
Unto you, O men, I call; And my voice is to the sons of men.
To call to them that pass by, Who go right on their ways:
He that deviseth to do evil, Men shall call him a mischief-maker.
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Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
And I went unto the prophetess; and she conceived, and bare a son. Then said Jehovah unto me, Call his name Maher-shalal-hash-baz.
And in that day shall ye say, Give thanks unto Jehovah, call upon his name, declare his doings among the peoples, make mention that his name is exalted.
And in that day did the Lord, Jehovah of hosts, call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:
And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliakim the son of Hilkiah:
Yet he also is wise, and will bring evil, and will not call back his words, but will arise against the house of the evil-doers, and against the help of them that work iniquity.
They shall call the nobles thereof to the kingdom, but none shall be there; and all its princes shall be nothing.
One shall say, I am Jehovah's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto Jehovah, and surname himself by the name of Israel.
And who, as I, shall call, and shall declare it, and set it in order for me, since I established the ancient people? and the things that are coming, and that shall come to pass, let them declare.
and I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that it is I, Jehovah, who call thee by thy name, even the God of Israel.
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