'Call' in the Bible
And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living soul, that was its name.
And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos. Then men began to call upon the name of the LORD.
And the angel of the LORD yet said unto her, Behold, thou art with child and shalt bear a son and shalt call his name Ishmael, because the LORD has 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, Sarah thy wife shall bear thee a son indeed, and thou shalt call his name Isaac (laughter); and I will confirm my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant and with his seed after him.
Then they said, We will call the damsel and enquire at her mouth.
And Leah said, Blessed am I, for the daughters will call me blessed; 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 his sister said unto Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call to 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.
Therefore thou shalt not make a covenant with the inhabitants of that land because they shall fornicate after their gods and do sacrifice unto their gods, and they shall call thee, and thou shalt eat of their sacrifices
And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, but they replied, We will not come up.
Therefore he sent messengers unto Balaam, the son of Beor, to Pethor, which is by the river Eufrates in the land of the sons 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 come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say unto thee, that shalt thou do.
And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly send unto thee to call thee? Why hast thou not come unto me? Am I not able indeed to promote thee to honour?
which also were accounted giants as the Anakims; but the Moabites call them Emims.
(which Hermon the Sidonians call Sirion and the Amorites call it Shenir) and
For what nation is there so great who has God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?
Then the elders of his city shall call him and speak unto him, and if he stands and says, I desire not to take her;
I call the heavens and the earth to witness today against you that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore, choose life that both thou and thy seed may live,
And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thy days are fulfilled that thou must die; call Joshua and wait in the tabernacle of the testimony that I may give him a charge. And Moses and Joshua went and waited in the tabernacle of the testimony.
Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, and I shall speak these words in their ears and call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against them.
They shall call the people unto the mountain; there they shall offer sacrifices of righteousness; therefore they shall suck the abundance of the seas and hidden treasures of the sand.
And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus that thou didst not call us when thou didst go to fight against Midian? And they chided with him sharply.
And the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together towards the Aquilon and said unto Jephthah, Why didst thou go over to fight against the sons 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 laugh. And they called for Samson out of the prison house; and he made them sport, and they set him between the pillars.
Then the whole congregation sent some to speak to the sons of Benjamin that were in the rock of Rimmon and to call peaceably unto them.
And she said unto them, Call me not Naomi, call me Mara; for the Almighty has dealt very bitterly with me.
I went out full, and the LORD has brought me home again empty. Why then call ye me Naomi, seeing the LORD has testified against me, and the Almighty has afflicted me?
And he ran unto Eli and said, Here am I, for thou didst call me. And he said, I did not call; lie down again. And he went and lay down.
And the LORD called Samuel yet again. And Samuel arose and went to Eli and said, Here am I, for thou didst call me. And he answered, I did not call, my son; lie down again.
And the LORD called Samuel again the third time. And he arose and went to Eli and said, Here am I, for thou didst call me. Then Eli perceived that the LORD was calling the child.
Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call unto the LORD, and he shall send thunder and rain that ye may perceive and see that your wickedness is great which ye have done in the sight of the LORD in asking for a king over you.
And call Jesse to the sacrifice, and I will show thee what thou shalt do, and thou shalt anoint unto me the one 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 all came to the king.
Then Absalom said, Now call Hushai, the Archite, also, and let us likewise hear what he says.
I will call on the LORD, who is worthy to be praised; so shall I be saved from my enemies.
Then King David answered and said, Call me Bathsheba. And she came into the king's presence and stood before the king.
And King David said, Call me Zadok, the priest, and Nathan, the prophet, and Benaiah, the son of Jehoiada. And they entered into the presence of the king.
Let thine eyes be open unto the supplication of thy slave and unto the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken unto them in all that they call for unto thee.
And she said unto Elijah, What have I to do with thee, O thou man of God? Art thou come unto me to call my iniquity to remembrance and to cause my son to die?
And the messenger that had gone to call Micaiah spoke unto him, saying, Behold now, the words of the prophets declare good unto the king with one mouth; now let thy word, I pray thee, be like the word of one of them and speak that which is good.
Then he said to Gehazi, his servant, Call this Shunammite. And when he had called her, she stood before him.
Then 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 as she was coming in unto him, he said, Take up thy son.
But Naaman went away angry and said, Behold, I thought, He will surely come out to me and stand and call on the name of the LORD, his God, and strike his hand over the place and remove the leprosy.
Now, therefore, call unto me all the prophets of Baal, all his servants, and all his priests; let no one be lacking, for I have a great sacrifice to do to Baal; whoever is lacking shall not live. But Jehu did it in subtilty to the intent that he might destroy those that served Baal.
And David said unto all the congregation of Israel, If it seems good unto you and unto the LORD our God, let us send everywhere to call our brethren who have remained in all the lands of Israel and with them also the priests and Levites who are in their cities and suburbs, that they may gather themselves unto us;
Give thanks unto the LORD, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the people.
And the messenger that went to call Micaiah spoke to him, saying, Behold, the words of the prophets declare good to the king with one assent; let thy word therefore, I pray thee, be like one of theirs, and speak thou good.
Call now, if there shall be anyone to answer thee; and if there shall be any of the saints for thee to look unto?
Then thou shalt call, and I will answer thee; thou wilt have a desire towards the work of thine hands.
Will he delight himself in the Almighty? Will he always call upon God?
By reason of the great violence they shall call out; they cry out because of the strength of the many.
Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness; thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.
But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself; the LORD will hear when I call unto him.
The workers of iniquity certainly know this; those who eat up my people as they eat bread and do not call upon the LORD.
I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, so shall I be saved from my enemies.
The LORD saves the king; let him hear us on the day when we call.
Their inward thought is that their houses are eternal 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.
As for me, I will call upon God, and the LORD shall save me.
His name shall endure for ever; before the sun his name shall be disseminated, and all Gentiles shall be blessed in him; they shall call him blessed.
I call to remembrance my songs of the night; I commune with my own heart, and my spirit made diligent search.
Pour out thy wrath upon the Gentiles that do not know thee and upon the kingdoms that do not call upon thy name.
so we will not go back from thee. Thou shalt quicken us, and we will call upon thy name.
Thou didst call in trouble, and I delivered thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder; I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah.
For thou, Lord, art good and ready to forgive and plenteous in mercy unto all those that call upon thee.
In the day of my trouble I will call upon thee, for thou wilt answer me.
He shall call me, Thou art my father, my God, and the rock of my saving health.
He shall call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and glorify him.
Moses and Aaron are among his priests and Samuel among those that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.
Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me; in the day when I call, answer me speedily.
O give thanks unto the LORD; call upon his name; make known his deeds among the peoples.
Because he has inclined his ear unto me, therefore I will call upon him all of my days.
Koph The LORD is near unto all those that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.
Then they shall call upon me, but I will not answer; they shall seek me early, 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 those who pass by the way, to those who straighten their ways;
Woe unto those 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 shall give you a sign: Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son and shall call his name Immanuel.
And I went unto the prophetess, and she conceived and bore a son. Then the LORD said to me, Call his name Mahershalalhashbaz.
And in that day ye shall say, Sing unto the LORD, call upon his name, declare his doings among the peoples, remember how his name is exalted.
Therefore the Lord GOD of the hosts did call in this day unto 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 slave Eliakim the son of Hilkiah:
They shall call the princes thereof, princes without a kingdom; and all her great ones shall be nothing.
One shall say, I am the LORD's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD and surname himself by the name of Israel.
And who shall call as I do and declare this in advance and set it in order for me, since I made the people of the world? Let them declare unto them the things that are near and the things that shall come.
Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, who call yourselves by the name of Israel, those that are come forth out of the waters of Judah, those who swear by the name of the LORD and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.
For they call themselves of the holy city and stay themselves upon the God of Israel. The LORD of the hosts is his name.
Behold, thou shalt call a people that thou knowest not, and Gentiles that did not know thee shall run unto thee because of the LORD thy God and for the Holy One of Israel, for he has honoured thee.
Seek the LORD while he may be found; call upon him while he is near:
Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast and an acceptable day to the LORD?
Then shalt thou call, and thou shalt hear the LORD; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy will on my holy day; and call the sabbath the delightful, holy, glorious day of the LORD; and shalt honour him by not doing thine own ways, nor seeking thine own will, nor speaking thine own words:
The sons also of those that afflicted thee shall come humbled unto thee; and at the steps of thy feet all those that despised thee shall bow themselves down; and they shall call thee, The city of the LORD, The Zion of the Holy One of Israel.
Violence shall no more be heard in thy land, wasting nor destruction within thy borders; but thou shalt call thy walls Saving Health and thy gates Praise.
But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD; men shall call you the Ministers of our God; ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and with their glory ye shall be lifted up.
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