'Calls' in the Bible
When Pharaoh calls for you and asks you "What's your occupation?'
or one who casts a spell, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.
He told Samuel, “Go and lie down. If He calls you, say, ‘Speak, Lord, for Your servant is listening.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place.
Then David shouted to the troops and to Abner son of Ner: “Aren’t you going to answer, Abner?”“Who are you who calls to the king?” Abner asked.
hear in heaven Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, to fear You, as do Your people Israel, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by Your name.
then hear from heaven, from Your dwelling place, and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to You, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, and fear You as do Your people Israel, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by Your name.
“If He passes by or shuts up,Or calls an assembly, who can restrain Him?
I am a laughingstock to my friends: '[He] calls on God, and he answers him.' A righteous, blameless man [is] a laughingstock.
what could I do when God stands up to judge?How should I answer Him when He calls me to account?
Can you command the lightning, so that it goes forth and calls to you, "Look at us!'
Deep calls to deep in the roar of Your waterfalls;all Your breakers and Your billows have swept over me.
The mighty One, God, the Lord, has spoken,And summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting [from east to west].
He summons the heavens above,And the earth, to judge His people:
For he will rescue the needy when he cries for help,The afflicted and abused also, and him who has no helper.
Indeed you, Lord, are kind and forgiving, overflowing with gracious love to everyone who calls on you.
When he calls out to Me, I will answer him;I will be with him in trouble.I will rescue him and give him honor.
The LORD remains near to all who call out to him, to everyone who calls out to him sincerely.
He counts the number of the stars;He calls them all by their names.
Wisdom calls out in the street;she raises her voice in the public squares.
She calls out at the busiest part of the noisy streets, and at the entrance to the gates of the city she utters her words:
"To you, O people, I call out, and my voice calls to all mankind.
She has sent out her female servants;she calls out from the highest points of the city:
She calls out to those passing by on the road, who are minding their own business,
A fool’s lips bring strife,And his mouth calls for blows.
My love calls to me:M Arise, my darling.Come away, my beautiful one.
"Don't call conspiracy everything that this people calls conspiracy, and don't fear what they fear, or live in terror.
An oracle against Dumah:One calls to me from Seir,“Watchman, what is left of the night?Watchman, what is left of the night?”
The voice of one who calls out, "Prepare the way of Yahweh in the wilderness! Make a level highway in the desert for our God.
Look up and see:who created these?He brings out the starry host by number;He calls all of them by name.Because of His great power and strength,not one of them is missing.
Who has stirred him up from the east?He calls righteousness to his feet.The Lord hands nations over to him,and he subdues kings.He makes them like dust with his sword,like wind-driven stubble with his bow.
“I have stirred up and put into action one from the north [the king of Persia, Cyrus the Great], and he has come;From the rising of the sun he will call on My Name [in prayer].And he will trample on [the Babylonian] officials as on mortar,Even as a potter treads clay.”
I'll give you concealed treasures and riches hidden in secret places, so that you'll know that it is I, the LORD, the God of Israel, who calls you by name.
who calls a bird of prey from [the] east, the man of his plan from a country from afar. Indeed I have spoken; indeed I will bring it [to being]. I have formed [it]; indeed I will do it.
No one sues righteously [but for the sake of doing injury to others—to take some undue advantage], and no one pleads [his case] in truth; [but rather]They trust in empty arguments and speak lies;They conceive trouble and bring forth injustice.
No one calls on Your name,striving to take hold of You.For You have hidden Your face from usand made us melt because of our iniquity.
And as for the prophet, the priest, or [any of] the people, whoever says, ‘The oracle of the Lord,’ [as if he knows God’s will], I will punish that man and his household.
“As for you, you are to prophesy all these things to them, and say to them:The Lord roars from heaven;He raises His voice from His holy dwelling.He roars loudly over His grazing land;He calls out with a shout, like those who tread grapes,against all the inhabitants of the earth.
You must not say, 'No, we will not stay. Instead we will go and live in the land of Egypt where we will not face war, or hear the enemy's trumpet calls, or starve for lack of food.'
So Ezekiel will be a sign to you; in accordance with all that he has done you will do. And when this [destruction of the temple] comes, then you will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord God.’”
I will make Rabbah [your chief city] a pasture for camels and [the cities of] the Ammonites a resting place for flocks [of sheep]. And you will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.”
therefore, behold, I have stretched out My hand against you and will hand you over as prey and spoil to the nations. And I will cut you off from the peoples and will cause you to perish from the countries; I will destroy you. Then you shall know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.”
Thus I will execute judgment and punishment on Moab, and they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.”
Also Tyre’s daughters (towns, villages) on the mainland will be killed by the sword, and they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.’”
“For I will send virulent disease to herAnd blood into her streets,And the wounded will fall in her midstBy the sword upon her from every side,And they shall know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.
And there will no longer be a briar or a painful thorn to prick the house of Israel from all those around them who treated them with contempt; then they will know [with clarity] that I am the Lord God.”
They shall live in it securely; and they will build houses, plant vineyards and live securely when I execute judgment on all those around them who despise them. Then they will know [with clarity and confidence] that I am the Lord their God.”’”
“And all the inhabitants of Egypt will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord,Because they have been [only] a staff made of [fragile] reeds to the house of Israel.
and the land of Egypt will be a desolation and a wasteland. And they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.“Because you said, ‘The Nile is mine and I have made it,’
“In that day I will make a horn sprout for the house of Israel, and I will open your mouth among them, and they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord [when I renew their strength].”
“And they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord,When I have set a fire in EgyptAnd all her helpers are shattered and destroyed.
“And I will make the rivers [of the Nile delta] dryAnd sell the land into the hands of evil men;I will make the land desolateAnd all that is in it,By the hand of strangers. I the Lord have spoken.”
“In this way I will bring judgment and punishment on Egypt.Then they shall know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.”’”
But I will strengthen and hold up the arms of the king of Babylon and the arms of Pharaoh will fall down. Then the people [of Egypt] will know that I am the Lord, when I put My sword into the hand of the king of Babylon and he stretches it out against the land of Egypt.
When I scatter the Egyptians among the nations and disperse them through the lands, then they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.’”
“When I make the land of Egypt desolate,And the country is stripped and deprived of all that which filled it,When I strike all those who live in it,Then they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.
“I will destroy your citiesAnd you will become a wasteland.Then you shall know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.
I will make you an everlasting desolation and your cities will not be inhabited. Then you will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.
Then you will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord, and that I have heard all your scornful speeches which you have spoken against the mountains of Israel, saying, ‘They have been made a wasteland; they have been given to us as food.’
As you rejoiced over the inheritance of the house of Israel because it was desolate, so I will do to you; you will be a desolate waste, O Mount Seir, and all Edom, all of it. Then they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.”’
I will multiply on you man and animal; and they will increase and be fruitful. And I will cause you to be inhabited as you were formerly, and I will do better [things] for you than at your beginning. Then you will know [with great confidence] that I am the Lord.
I will vindicate the holiness of My great name which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned among them. Then the nations will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord,” says the Lord God, “when I prove Myself holy among you in their sight.
Like the flock for sacrifices, like the flock at Jerusalem during her appointed feasts, so will the desolate cities be filled with flocks of people. Then they will know [with confident assurance] that I am the Lord.”’”
I will put sinews on you, make flesh grow back on you, cover you with skin, and I will put breath in you so that you may come alive; and you will know that I am the Lord.’”
Thus I shall magnify Myself and demonstrate My greatness and sanctify Myself, and I will be recognized and will make Myself known in the sight of many nations; they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.”’
“I will also send fire on Magog and on those who live securely in the coastlands; and they will know [without any doubt] that I am the Lord.
All of them are as hot as an oven,and they consume their rulers.All their kings fall;not one of them calls on Me.
Then everyone who callson the name of Yahweh will be saved,for there will be an escapefor those on Mount Zion and in Jerusalem,as the Lord promised,among the survivors the Lord calls.
Seek the one who fashions the Pleiades and Orion, who turns the deep darkness into morning, who darkens day into night, who calls out to the waters of the sea, pouring them out onto the surface of the earth the LORD is his name.
The One who builds His upper chambers in the heavensAnd has founded His vaulted dome over the earth,He who calls for the waters of the seaAnd pours them out on the face of the earth,The Lord is His name.
The voice of Yahweh calls out to the city(and it is wise to fear Your name):“Pay attention to the rodand the One who ordained it.
He calls his officers; they stumble as they march; they rush to her wall; they set the covering in place.
Herds will lie down in the middle of it,every kind of wild animal.Both the desert owl and the screech owlwill roost in the capitals of its pillars.Their calls will sound from the window,but devastation will be on the threshold,for He will expose the cedar work.
He asked them, “How is it then that David, inspired by the Spirit, calls Him ‘Lord’:
“If David calls Him ‘Lord,’ how then can the Messiah be his Son?”
And some of those who stood there, when they heard it, said, This man calls for Elias.
And he goes up into the mountain, and calls whom he himself would, and they went to him.
And he calls the twelve to him; and he began to send them out two and two, and gave to them power over the unclean spirits;
And Jesus, standing still, desired him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying to him, Be of good courage, rise up, he calls thee.
David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; how then can the Messiah be his Son?” And the large crowd was listening to Him with delight.
And some of those who stood by, when they heard it, said, Behold, he calls for Elias.
and coming home, he calls his friends and neighbors together, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, because I have found my lost sheep!’
When she finds it, she calls her women friends and neighbors together, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, because I have found the silver coin I lost!’
Moses even indicated in the passage about the burning bush that the dead are raised, where he calls the Lord the God of Abraham and the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob.
David calls Him ‘Lord’; how then can the Messiah be his Son?”
But when the feast-master had tasted the water which had been made wine (and knew not whence it was, but the servants knew who drew the water), the feast-master calls the bridegroom,
The doorkeeper opens it for him, and the sheep hear his voice. He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.
And having said this, she went away and called her sister Mary secretly, saying, The teacher is come and calls thee.
Then everyone who callson the name of the Lord will be saved.
For the promise is for you and for your children, and for all those [who are] far away, as many as the Lord our God calls to himself."
in God’s sight. As it is written: I have made you the father of many nations. He believed in God, who gives life to the dead and calls things into existence that do not exist.
the children indeed being not yet born, or having done anything good or worthless (that the purpose of God according to election might abide, not of works, but of him that calls),
not from works but from the One who calls—she was told: The older will serve the younger.
Isaiah also calls out concerning Israel, "Although the descendants of Israel are as numerous as the grains of sand on the seashore, only a few will be saved.
For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.
But God has selected [for His purpose] the foolish things of the world to shame the wise [revealing their ignorance], and God has selected [for His purpose] the weak things of the world to shame the things which are strong [revealing their frailty].
But now I am writing to you not to associate with anyone who calls himself a Christian who is sexually immoral, or greedy, or an idolater, or verbally abusive, or a drunkard, or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.
Each one should remain in the condition in which he was [when he was] called.
And because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, who calls "Abba! Father!"
Such influence does not come from the one who calls you.
we encouraged, comforted, and implored each one of you to walk worthy of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.
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