'Calling' in the Bible
calling the light "day," and the darkness "night." The twilight and the dawn were day one.
On the first day you shall have a holy -- œcalling together; -- you shall do no servile or laborious work on that day.
Make thee two trumpets of silver; of a whole piece shalt thou make them: that thou mayest use them for the calling of the assembly, and for the journeying of the camps.
When calling the assembly together, you are to sound long blasts, not short ones.
Why do you sit among the sheepfolds, to hear [the] calling sounds of the herds? For the clans of Reuben, [there were] great searchings of the heart.
He sent messengers to the entire tribe of Manasseh, calling them to follow him, and he also sent word to the tribes of Asher, Zebulun, and Naphtali, calling them to meet him.
The men of Ephraim said to him, "Why have you done this to us, not calling us when you went to fight against the Midianites?" And they argued with him violently.
A little while later, the army of Ephraim was mustered, and they crossed to Zaphon. They confronted Jephthah and asked, "Why did you cross over to fight the Ammonites without calling us to accompany you? We're going to burn your house down around you!"
And God cleaveth the hollow place which is in Lehi, and waters come out of it, and he drinketh, and his spirit cometh back, and he reviveth; therefore hath one called its name 'The fountain of him who is calling,' which is in Lehi unto this day.
Once again, for the third time, the Lord called Samuel. He got up, went to Eli, and said, "Here I am; you called me." Then Eli understood that the Lord was calling the boy.
Then Eli understood that the LORD was calling the boy, so Eli told Samuel, "Go lie down, and then if he calls you, answer, "Speak, LORD, because your servant is listening.'" Then Samuel went and lay down.
Later, the LORD came and stood there, calling out, "Samuel! Samuel!" as he had before. Samuel said, "Speak, because your servant is listening."
David called to the army and Abner son of Ner, Will you answer, Abner? Abner replied, Who are you, calling [and disturbing] the king?
And when King David came to Bahurim, a man of Saul's family named Shimei, the son of Gera, came out from there, calling curses after him.
And calling her husband, she said, Send me, I pray thee, one of the young men and one of the asses that I may run to the man of God and come again.
He appointed Levites to minister before the ark of the Lord and to celebrate [by calling to mind], thanking and praising the Lord, the God of Israel:
Give thanks to the LORD, calling on his name. Make what he has done known among the people.
Then let this clothing and this horse be given to one of the king's noble officials. Let him then clothe the man whom the king wishes to honor, and let him lead him about through the plaza of the city on the horse, calling before him, 'So shall it be done to the man whom the king wishes to honor!'"
So Haman took the clothing and the horse, and he clothed Mordecai. He led him about on the horse throughout the plaza of the city, calling before him, "So shall it be done to the man whom the king wishes to honor!"
I am a laughingstock to my friends, by calling on God, who answers me. The righteous and upright man is a laughingstock.
That too would have been an iniquity calling for judgment, For I would have denied God above.
To the Overseer with Stringed Instruments. -- A Psalm of David. In my calling answer Thou me, O God of my righteousness. In adversity Thou gavest enlargement to me; Favour me, and hear my prayer.
And know ye that Jehovah Hath separated a saintly one to Himself. Jehovah heareth in my calling to Him.
Then the LORD thundered in the heavens, and the Most High sounded aloud, calling for hail stones and flashes of fire.
Let me not be put to shame, O Lord, or disappointed, for I am calling upon You; let the wicked be put to shame, let them be silent in Sheol (the place of the dead).
Deep unto deep is calling At the noise of Thy water-spouts, All Thy breakers and Thy billows passed over me.
I am exhausted from calling for help. My throat is parched. My eyes are strained from looking for God.
For Thou, Lord, art good and forgiving. And abundant in kindness to all calling Thee.
Moses and Aaron were among His priests; Samuel also was among those calling on His name. They called to the Lord, and He answered them.
Near is Jehovah to all those calling Him, To all who call Him in truth.
Isn't wisdom calling out; isn't understanding raising her voice?
"I'm calling to you, men! What I have to say pertains to all mankind!
She has sent out her young women, while calling out from the heights of the city,
calling to those who pass by, who go straight ahead on their paths:
Bring no more vain oblations; incense is an abomination unto me; the new moons and sabbaths, the calling of assemblies, I cannot away with; it is iniquity, even the solemn meeting.
They kept on calling to each other: "Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of the Heavenly Armies! The whole earth is full of his glory!"
The foundations of the thresholds quaked at the sound of those who kept calling out, and the Temple was filled with smoke.
A message concerning Dumah. "Someone is calling to me from Seir: "Watchman, what is left of the night? Watchman, what is left of the night?'
A voice is calling, "Clear the way for the LORD in the wilderness; Make smooth in the desert a highway for our God.
"Lift your eyes up to heaven and see who created all these the one who leads out their vast array of stars by number, calling them all by name because of his great might and his powerful strength and not one is missing."
Who hath wrought and done it, calling the generations from the beginning? I the LORD, the first, and with the last; I am he.
And have given to thee treasures of darkness, Even treasures of secret places, So that thou knowest that I, Jehovah, Who am calling on thy name -- am the God of Israel.
Calling a ravenous bird from the east, the man that executeth my counsel from a far country: yea, I have spoken it, I will also bring it to pass; I have purposed it, I will also do it.
Also, My hand hath founded earth, And My right hand stretched out the heavens, I am calling unto them, they stand together.
There is none calling in righteousness, And there is none pleading in faithfulness, Trusting on emptiness, and speaking falsehood, Conceiving perverseness, and bearing iniquity.
To appoint to mourners in Zion, To give to them beauty instead of ashes, The oil of joy instead of mourning, A covering of praise for a spirit of weakness, And He is calling to them, 'Trees of righteousness, The planting of Jehovah -- to be beautified.'
And there is none calling in Thy name, Stirring up himself to lay hold on Thee, For Thou hast hid Thy face from us, And thou meltest us away by our iniquities.
I have been inquired of by those who asked not, I have been found by those who sought Me not, I have said, 'Behold Me, behold Me,' Unto a nation not calling in My name.
For, lo, I am calling for all families of the kingdoms of the north, -- an affirmation of Jehovah -- and they have come, and put each his throne at the opening of the gates of Jerusalem, and by its walls round about, and by all cities of Judah.
No, a wind too strong for that will come at my bidding. Yes, even now I, myself, am calling down judgment on them.'
And thou, thou dost not pray for this people, Nor dost thou lift up for them cry and prayer, For I do not hearken in the time of their calling unto Me for their vexation.
For behold, I am beginning to work evil in the city which is called by My Name, and shall you go unpunished? You shall not go unpunished, for I am calling for a sword against all the inhabitants of the earth, says the Lord of hosts.
"Raise up battle flags throughout the lands. Sound the trumpets calling the nations to do battle. Prepare the nations to do battle against Babylonia. Call for these kingdoms to attack her: Ararat, Minni, and Ashkenaz. Appoint a commander to lead the attack. Send horses against her like a swarm of locusts.
Indeed, when I cry out, calling for help, he shuts out my prayer.
And My eye will not spare you, neither will I have pity; but I will bring recompense for your evil ways upon you, while your abominations are in the midst of you [calling down punishment from a righteous God]; and you shall know (recognize, understand, and realize) that I am the Lord.
To the wheels -- to them is one calling in mine ears, 'O wheel!'
In his right hand is the lot marked for Jerusalem: to set battering rams, to open the mouth calling for slaughter, to lift up the voice with a war cry, to set battering rams against the gates, to cast up siege mounds, and to build siege towers.
Yet she multiplied her whoredoms, in calling to remembrance the days of her youth, wherein she had played the harlot in the land of Egypt.
And a crier is calling mightily: 'To you they are saying: O peoples, nations, and languages!
He is calling mightily, and thus hath said, Cut down the tree, and cut off its branches, shake off its leaves, and scatter its budding, move away let the beast from under it, and the birds from off its branches;
I heard a human voice calling from the middle of the Ulai: "Gabriel, explain the vision to this man."
The more the priests increased in numbers, the more they rebelled against me. They have turned their glorious calling into a shameful disgrace!
All of them are warm as an oven, And they have devoured their judges, All their kings have fallen, There is none calling unto Me among them.
And everyone who calls upon the name of the LORD will be delivered. For as the LORD has said, "In Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there will be those who escape, the survivors whom the LORD is calling.'"
The maker of Kimah and Kesil, And the turner to morning of death-shade, And day as night He hath made dark, Who is calling to the waters of the sea, And poureth them on the face of the earth, Jehovah is His name;
The Lord God showed me this: The Lord God was calling for a judgment by fire. It consumed the great deep and devoured the land.
who is building his stairway to heaven and setting its foundation on earth; who is calling for the waters of the sea and pouring them out over the surface of the land the LORD is his name!
"This is what the LORD says about the prophets who are causing my people to go astray, who are calling out "Peace' when they're being fed, but who declare war against those who won't feed them:
Listen! The Lord is calling to the city! It is wise to respect your authority, O Lord! Listen, O nation, and those assembled in the city!
So I shepherded the flock intended for slaughter, the afflicted of the flock. I took two staffs, calling one Favor and the other Union, and I shepherded the flock.
And now we [are] calling [the] arrogant blessed! Not only do those who do wickedness prosper; they also test God and they escape!'"
and [after] calling together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired from them where the Christ was to be born.
Then Herod, calling the wise men unto him secretly, understood of them with diligence the time of the appearing of the star;
He was the one the prophet Isaiah was referring to when he said, "He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
And Jesus having entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion calling upon him,
and the demons were calling on him, saying, 'If thou dost cast us forth, permit us to go away to the herd of the swine;'
And Jesus passing on thence, two blind men followed him, calling and saying, 'Deal kindly with us, Son of David.'
Then calling his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean spirits, to cast them out and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of weakness.
But whereunto shall I liken this generation? It is like unto children sitting in the markets, and calling unto their fellows,
and were calling on him that they might only touch the fringe of his garment, and as many as did touch were saved.
Then calling out to the crowd, he addressed them, "Listen and understand!
Calling a little child forward, he had him stand among them.
His fellow-servant then, having fallen down at his feet, was calling on him, saying, Have patience with me, and I will pay thee all;
When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "He's calling for Elijah!"
He is a voice calling out in the wilderness: "Prepare the way for the Lord! Make his paths straight!'"
and there doth come to him a leper, calling on him, and kneeling to him, and saying to him -- 'If thou mayest will, thou art able to cleanse me.'
There came then his brethren and his mother, and, standing without, sent unto him, calling him.
and he was calling on him much, that he may not send them out of the region.
And he having gone into the boat, the demoniac was calling on him that he may be with him,
and he was calling upon him much, saying -- 'My little daughter is at the last extremity -- that having come, thou mayest lay on her thy hands, so that she may be saved, and she shall live;'
and wherever he was going, to villages, or cities, or fields, in the market-places they were laying the infirm, and were calling upon him, that they may touch if it were but the fringe of his garment, and as many as were touching him were saved.
And calling the multitude unto him with his disciples, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me.
They were still on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was walking ahead of them; they were full of wonder, and some, though they followed, did so with fear. Then, once more calling to Him the Twelve, He began to tell them what was about to happen to Him.
Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, "You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them.
Jesus stopped and said, "Call him." So they called the blind man and said to him, "Have courage! Get up; He's calling for you."
So they called the blind man and told him, "Have courage! Get up. He's calling you." He threw off his coat, jumped up, and went to Jesus.
And Peter calling to remembrance saith unto him, Master, behold, the fig tree which thou cursedst is withered away.
Calling His disciples to Him, He said to them, "Truly I say to you, this poor widow put in more than all the contributors to the treasury;
When some of those standing there heard this, they said, "Look, He's calling for Elijah!"
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