'Called' in the Bible
In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth,
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren.
She called out with a loud voice, and said, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb!
And it came to pass, that on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child; and they called him Zacharias, after the name of his father.
And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be called John.
And they said unto her, There is none of thy kindred that is called by this name.
And they made signs to his father, how he would have him called.
And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:)
And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
(As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;)
And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;
Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,
And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much people.
John's disciples told him about all these things. So John called two of his disciples
and John having called near a certain two of his disciples, sent unto Jesus, saying, 'Art thou he who is coming, or for another do we look?'
And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils,
Still other seed fell on good ground; when it sprang up, it produced a crop: 100 times [what was sown]." As He said this, He called out, "Anyone who has ears to hear should listen!"
And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise.
Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.
And the apostles, when they were returned, told him all that they had done. And he took them, and went aside privately into a desert place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
Behold, a man from the crowd called out, saying, "Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child.
And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word.
As He thus spoke a woman in the crowd called out in a loud voice, "Blessed is the mother who carried you, and the breasts that you have sucked."
And when Jesus saw her, he called her to him, and said unto her, Woman, thou art loosed from thine infirmity.
And he spake a simile unto those called, marking how they were choosing out the first couches, saying unto them,
'When thou mayest be called by any one to marriage-feasts, thou mayest not recline on the first couch, lest a more honourable than thou may have been called by him,
and he that called thee and him come and say to thee, Give this man place, and thou begin with shame to have the lowest place.
'But, when thou mayest be called, having gone on, recline in the last place, that when he who called thee may come, he may say to thee, Friend, come up higher; then thou shalt have glory before those reclining with thee;
and he said to him, 'A certain man made a great supper, and called many,
and he sent his servant at the hour of the supper to say to those having been called, Be coming, because now are all things ready.
for I say to you, that none of those men who have been called shall taste of my supper.'
And am no more worthy to be called thy son: make me as one of thy hired servants.
And the son said unto him, Father, I have sinned against heaven, and in thy sight, and am no more worthy to be called thy son.
And he called one of the servants, and asked what these things meant.
And he called him, and said unto him, How is it that I hear this of thee? give an account of thy stewardship; for thou mayest be no longer steward.
So he called every one of his lord's debtors unto him, and said unto the first, How much owest thou unto my lord?
'Father Abraham!' he called out, 'Have mercy on me and send Lazarus to dip the tip of his finger in water and cool my tongue, because I am in agony in this flame!'
And they raised up their voices and called, Jesus, Master, take pity and have mercy on us!
But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Suffer little children to come unto me, and forbid them not: for of such is the kingdom of God.
So he called out, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!"
and lo, a man, by name called Zaccheus, and he was a chief tax-gatherer, and he was rich,
And he called his ten servants, and delivered them ten pounds, and said unto them, Occupy till I come.
And it came to pass, that when he was returned, having received the kingdom, then he commanded these servants to be called unto him, to whom he had given the money, that he might know how much every man had gained by trading.
And it came to pass, when he was come nigh to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mount called the mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples,
And while they were untying the colt the owners called out, "Why are you untying the colt?"
He told them, "It is written, "My house is to be called a house of prayer,' but you have turned it into a hideout for bandits!"
But that the dead rise, even Moses shewed in the section of the bush, when he called the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob;
You will be the objects of universal hatred because you are called by my name;
And in the day time he was teaching in the temple; and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the mount of Olives.
Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover.
Then Satan entered Judas, called Iscariot, who was numbered among the Twelve.
And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and they that exercise authority upon them are called benefactors.
And while he yet spake, behold a multitude, and he that was called Judas, one of the twelve, went before them, and drew near unto Jesus to kiss him.
And Pilate, when he had called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people,
Pilate again then -- wishing to release Jesus -- called to them,
And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left.
And Jesus called out with a loud voice, "Father, into Your hands I entrust My spirit. " Saying this, He breathed His last.
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