'Called' in the Bible
God called the light "day," and the darkness he called "night." There was evening and there was morning, one day.
God called the expanse "sky." There was evening and there was morning, a second day.
God called the dry land "earth," and the gathering together of the waters he called "seas." God saw that it was good.
Out of the ground Yahweh God formed every animal of the field, and every bird of the sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them. Whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name.
The man said, "This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh. She will be called 'woman,' because she was taken out of Man."
Yahweh God called to the man, and said to him, "Where are you?"
The man called his wife Eve, because she was the mother of all living.
Cain knew his wife. She conceived, and gave birth to Enoch. He built a city, and called the name of the city, after the name of his son, Enoch.
He created them male and female, and blessed them, and called their name "Adam," in the day when they were created.
Therefore its name was called Babel, because there Yahweh confused the language of all the earth. From there, Yahweh scattered them abroad on the surface of all the earth.
He left from there to the mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to Yahweh and called on the name of Yahweh.
Pharaoh called Abram and said, "What is this that you have done to me? Why didn't you tell me that she was your wife?
to the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first. There Abram called on the name of Yahweh.
She called the name of Yahweh who spoke to her, "You are a God who sees," for she said, "Have I even stayed alive after seeing him?"
Therefore the well was called Beer Lahai Roi. Behold, it is between Kadesh and Bered.
Hagar bore a son for Abram. Abram called the name of his son, whom Hagar bore, Ishmael.
Neither will your name any more be called Abram, but your name will be Abraham; for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.
They called to Lot, and said to him, "Where are the men who came in to you this night? Bring them out to us, that we may have sex with them."
Hurry, escape there, for I can't do anything until you get there." Therefore the name of the city was called Zoar.
The younger also bore a son, and called his name Ben Ammi. He is the father of the children of Ammon to this day.
Abimelech rose early in the morning, and called all his servants, and told all these things in their ear. The men were very scared.
Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said to him, "What have you done to us? How have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? You have done deeds to me that ought not to be done!"
Abraham called his son who was born to him, whom Sarah bore to him, Isaac.
God said to Abraham, "Don't let it be grievous in your sight because of the boy, and because of your handmaid. In all that Sarah says to you, listen to her voice. For from Isaac will your seed be called.
God heard the voice of the boy. The angel of God called to Hagar out of the sky, and said to her, "What ails you, Hagar? Don't be afraid. For God has heard the voice of the boy where he is.
Therefore he called that place Beersheba, because they both swore there.
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and called there on the name of Yahweh, the Everlasting God.
The angel of Yahweh called to him out of the sky, and said, "Abraham, Abraham!" He said, "Here I am."
Abraham called the name of that place Yahweh Will Provide. As it is said to this day, "On Yahweh's mountain, it will be provided."
The angel of Yahweh called to Abraham a second time out of the sky,
They called Rebekah, and said to her, "Will you go with this man?" She said, "I will go."
Esau said to Jacob, "Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom.
Abimelech called Isaac, and said, "Behold, surely she is your wife. Why did you say, 'She is my sister?'" Isaac said to him, "Because I said, 'Lest I die because of her.'"
Isaac dug again the wells of water, which they had dug in the days of Abraham his father. For the Philistines had stopped them after the death of Abraham. He called their names after the names by which his father had called them.
The herdsmen of Gerar argued with Isaac's herdsmen, saying, "The water is ours." He called the name of the well Esek, because they contended with him.
They dug another well, and they argued over that, also. He called its name Sitnah.
He left that place, and dug another well. They didn't argue over that one. He called it Rehoboth. He said, "For now Yahweh has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land."
He built an altar there, and called on the name of Yahweh, and pitched his tent there. There Isaac's servants dug a well.
He called it Shibah. Therefore the name of the city is Beersheba to this day.
It happened, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his elder son, and said to him, "My son?" He said to him, "Here I am."
The words of Esau, her elder son, were told to Rebekah. She sent and called Jacob, her younger son, and said to him, "Behold, your brother Esau comforts himself about you by planning to kill you.
Isaac called Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him, "You shall not take a wife of the daughters of Canaan.
He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.
She conceived again, and bore a son. Said, "Now this time will my husband be joined to me, because I have borne him three sons." Therefore was his name called Levi.
Rachel said, "God has judged me, and has also heard my voice, and has given me a son." Therefore called she his name Dan.
Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah to the field to his flock,
Jacob offered a sacrifice in the mountain, and called his relatives to eat bread. They ate bread, and stayed all night in the mountain.
When he saw them, Jacob said, "This is God's army." He called the name of that place Mahanaim.
He said, "Your name will no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for you have fought with God and with men, and have prevailed."
Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for, he said, "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved."
Jacob traveled to Succoth, built himself a house, and made shelters for his livestock. Therefore the name of the place is called Succoth.
He erected an altar there, and called it El Elohe Israel.
He built an altar there, and called the place El Beth El; because there God was revealed to him, when he fled from the face of his brother.
Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; and its name was called Allon Bacuth.
Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him "Bethel."
It happened, as he drew back his hand, that behold, his brother came out, and she said, "Why have you made a breach for yourself?" Therefore his name was called Perez.
Afterward his brother came out, that had the scarlet thread on his hand, and his name was called Zerah.
she called to the men of her house, and spoke to them, saying, "Behold, he has brought in a Hebrew to us to mock us. He came in to me to lie with me, and I cried with a loud voice.
It happened in the morning that his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all of Egypt's magicians and wise men. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them to Pharaoh.
Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon. He shaved himself, changed his clothing, and came in to Pharaoh.
Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphenath-Paneah; and he gave him Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On as a wife. Joseph went out over the land of Egypt.
Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house."
The name of the second, he called Ephraim: "For God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction."
The time drew near that Israel must die, and he called his son Joseph, and said to him, "If now I have found favor in your sight, please put your hand under my thigh, and deal kindly and truly with me. Please don't bury me in Egypt,
Your issue, who you become the father of after them, will be yours. They will be called after the name of their brothers in their inheritance.
Jacob called to his sons, and said: "Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which will happen to you in the days to come.
When the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, saw the mourning in the floor of Atad, they said, "This is a grievous mourning by the Egyptians." Therefore, its name was called Abel Mizraim, which is beyond the Jordan.
The king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said to them, "Why have you done this thing, and have saved the boys alive?"
Pharaoh's daughter said to her, "Go." The maiden went and called the child's mother.
When Yahweh saw that he turned aside to see, God called to him out of the midst of the bush, and said, "Moses! Moses!" He said, "Here I am."
Then Pharaoh also called for the wise men and the sorcerers. They also, the magicians of Egypt, did the same thing with their enchantments.
Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron, and said, "Entreat Yahweh, that he take away the frogs from me, and from my people; and I will let the people go, that they may sacrifice to Yahweh."
Pharaoh called for Moses and for Aaron, and said, "Go, sacrifice to your God in the land!"
Pharaoh sent, and called for Moses and Aaron, and said to them, "I have sinned this time. Yahweh is righteous, and I and my people are wicked.
Then Pharaoh called for Moses and Aaron in haste, and he said, "I have sinned against Yahweh your God, and against you.
Pharaoh called to Moses, and said, "Go, serve Yahweh. Only let your flocks and your herds stay behind. Let your little ones also go with you."
Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said to them, "Draw out, and take lambs according to your families, and kill the Passover.
He called for Moses and Aaron by night, and said, "Rise up, get out from among my people, both you and the children of Israel; and go, serve Yahweh, as you have said!
When they came to Marah, they couldn't drink from the waters of Marah, for they were bitter. Therefore its name was called Marah.
The house of Israel called its name Manna, and it was like coriander seed, white; and its taste was like wafers with honey.
He called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because the children of Israel quarreled, and because they tested Yahweh, saying, "Is Yahweh among us, or not?"
Moses built an altar, and called its name Yahweh our Banner.
Moses went up to God, and Yahweh called to him out of the mountain, saying, "This is what you shall tell the house of Jacob, and tell the children of Israel:
Moses came and called for the elders of the people, and set before them all these words which Yahweh commanded him.
Yahweh came down on Mount Sinai, to the top of the mountain. Yahweh called Moses to the top of the mountain, and Moses went up.
The glory of Yahweh settled on Mount Sinai, and the cloud covered it six days. The seventh day he called to Moses out of the midst of the cloud.
"Behold, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
Now Moses used to take the tent and to pitch it outside the camp, far away from the camp, and he called it "The Tent of Meeting." It happened that everyone who sought Yahweh went out to the Tent of Meeting, which was outside the camp.
Moses called to them, and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned to him; and Moses spoke to them.
Moses said to the children of Israel, "Behold, Yahweh has called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah.
Moses called Bezalel and Oholiab, and every wise-hearted man, in whose heart Yahweh had put wisdom, even everyone whose heart stirred him up to come to the work to do it:
Yahweh called to Moses, and spoke to him out of the Tent of Meeting, saying,
It happened on the eighth day, that Moses called Aaron and his sons, and the elders of Israel;
Moses called Mishael and Elzaphan, the sons of Uzziel the uncle of Aaron, and said to them, "Draw near, carry your brothers from before the sanctuary out of the camp."
These are those who were called of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.
The name of that place was called Taberah, because Yahweh's fire burnt among them.
The name of that place was called Kibroth Hattaavah, because there they buried the people who lusted.
Yahweh came down in a pillar of cloud, and stood at the door of the Tent, and called Aaron and Miriam; and they both came forward.
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