'Name' in the Bible
The name of the first one is Pishon it winds through the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold.
The name of the second river is Gihon it winds through the entire land of Cush.
After the LORD God formed from the ground every wild animal and every bird that flies, he brought each of them to the man to see what he would call it. Whatever the man called each living creature became its name.
Seth also fathered a son, whom he named Enosh. At that time, profaning the name of the LORD began.
Then they said, "Come on! Let's build ourselves a city and a tower, with its summit in the heavens, and let's make a name for ourselves so we won't be scattered over the surface of the whole earth."
Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah. She was the daughter of Haran, who was the father of Milcah and Iscah.
From there Abram traveled on to the hill country east of Bethel and set up his tent, with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east. There he built an altar to the LORD and called on the name of the LORD.
where he had first built an altar. There Abram called on the name of the LORD.
Now Abram's wife Sarai had not borne a child for him. She had an Egyptian servant girl whose name was Hagar.
"Look, you are pregnant and will give birth to a son," the angel of the LORD continued to say to her. "You will name him Ishmael, because the LORD has heard your cry of misery.
So she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, "You are "God who sees,' because I have truly seen the one who looks after me."
Your name is no longer to be Abram. Instead your name will be Abraham, since I'll make you the father of many nations.
God told Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you are not to call her Sarai any longer, because her name is to be Sarah.
But God replied, "No, but your wife Sarah will give birth to your son, and you are to name him Isaac. I'll confirm my covenant with him as an eternal covenant for his descendants.
Hurry up and flee there, because I cannot do anything until you get to that town." Therefore the name of the town was called Zoar.
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beer-sheba, and there he called on the name of the LORD God Everlasting.
Abraham had taken another wife whose name was Keturah.
In response, Isaac built an altar there and called on the name of the LORD. He also pitched his tents there and his servants dug a well.
Then he said, "Isn't his name rightly called Jacob?" Esau asked. "He has circumvented me this second time. First, he took away my birthright, and now, look how he also stole my blessing." Then he added, "Haven't you reserved a blessing for me?"
Then the man asked him, "What's your name?" "Jacob," he responded
"Your name won't be Jacob anymore," the man replied, "but Israel, because you exerted yourself against both God and men, and you've emerged victorious."
"Please," Jacob inquired, "Tell me your name." But he asked, "Why are you asking about my name?" And he blessed Jacob there.
Then God told him, "Your name is Jacob. No longer are you to be called Jacob. Instead, your name will be Israel."
So God called his name Israel and also told him, "I am God Almighty. You are to be fruitful and multiply. You will become a nation in fact, an assembly of nations! Kings will come from you they'll emerge from your own loins!
Just before she died, Rachel called her son's name Ben-oni, but his father Jacob named him Benjamin.
Beor's son Bela ruled over Edom. His city's name was Dinhabah.
After Husham died, Bedad's son Hadad, who killed Midian in the field of Moab, ruled in his place. His city's name was Avith.
After Achbor's son Baal-hanan died, Hadar ruled in his place. His city's name was Pau. And his wife's name was Mehetabel, who was the daughter of Matred, and granddaughter of Me-zahab.
Judah found a wife for his oldest son Er. Her name was Tamar.
Pharaoh also changed Joseph's name to Zaphenath-paneah and gave Asenath, daughter of Potiphera, the priest of On, to him as his wife. And that's how Joseph gained authority over the land of Egypt.
the angel who has been rescuing me from all sorts of evil, bless these young men. May my name continue to live on within them, including the names of my ancestors Abraham and Isaac, and may they grow into a vast multitude throughout the earth."
nevertheless his bow remained steady and his arms kept in shape by the strength of Jacob's Mighty One, in the name of the Shepherd, Israel's Rock,
Moses told God, "Look! When I go to the Israelis and tell them, "The God of your ancestors sent me to you,' they'll say to me, "What is his name?' What should I say to them?"
God also told Moses, "Tell the Israelis, "The LORD, the God of your ancestors, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob sent me to you.' This is my name forever, and this is how I am to be remembered from generation to generation.
Ever since I came to Pharaoh to speak in your name, he has caused trouble for this people, and you have done nothing to deliver your people."
I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob as God Almighty, and did I not reveal to them my name "LORD'?
However, I've kept you standing in order to show you my power and to declare my name in all the earth.
The LORD is a man of war, the LORD is his name!
along with her two sons. The name of the one was Gershom, because he uwould say, "I was an alien in a foreign land,"
while the name of the other was Eliezer, because he would say, "My father's God helped me and delivered me from Pharaoh's sword."
"You are not to misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave unpunished the one who misuses his name.
You are to make an altar of earth for me, and you are to sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and peace offerings, your sheep, and your cattle. Everywhere I cause my name to be remembered, I'll come to you and bless you.
"Be careful about everything I've told you, and don't mention the name of other gods. Don't let them be heard in your mouth!"
Be careful! Be sure to obey him. Don't rebel against him, because he won't forgive your transgression, since my Name is in him.
The stones are to correspond to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve stones corresponding to their names. They are to be engraved like a signet, each with the name of one of the twelve tribes.
Moses told the LORD, "Look, you have told me, "Bring up this people,' but you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, "I know you by name,' and also, "You have found favor in my sight.'
The LORD told Moses, "I'll do the very thing that you have said, because you have found favor in my sight and I know you by name."
God said, "I'll cause all my goodness to pass before you, and I'll proclaim the name "the LORD' before you. I'll be gracious to whom I'll be gracious, and I'll show compassion on whom I'll show compassion.
The LORD came down in a cloud and stood there with him and proclaimed the name of the LORD.
indeed, you are not to bow down in worship to any other god, because the LORD's name is Jealous he's a jealous God
The stones corresponded to the names of the sons of Israel, twelve stones corresponding to their names, with the engraving of a signet, each with the name of one of the twelve tribes.
"You are not to present any of your children to Molech as a sacrifice. That way, you won't defile the name of your God."
"You are not to use my name to deceive, thereby defiling the name of your God. I am the LORD.
As for me, I'll oppose that man. I'll eliminate him from contact with his people for sacrificing his children to Molech, thereby defiling my sanctuary and profaning my holy name.
They are to be holy to their God. They are not to defile the name of their God, because they're the ones who bring the offerings of the LORD made by fire the food of their God so they are to be holy.
"Tell Aaron and his sons that they are to separate themselves for the sacred things of the Israelis and that they are not to defile my holy name. I am the LORD.
"You are not to defile my sacred name, because I've been set apart in the midst of the Israelis. Furthermore, I am the LORD, who sets you apart
Then the Israeli woman's son blasphemed the Name and cursed, so they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, from the tribe of Dan.
because the one who blasphemes the name of the LORD is certainly to be put to death. The entire congregation is to stone him to death. As it is for the resident alien, so it is to be with the native born: when he blasphemes the Name, he is to be put to death.
the pillars around the courtyard, their sockets, their pegs, their ropes, and all the utensils for all their services. Assign the utensils by name to each person whose responsibility it will be to carry them.
They are to pour out my name to the Israelis while I continue to bless them."
"Tell the Israelis to take a rod one from each ancestral house, that is, one from every leader, for a total of twelve rods. Write each tribal name on his rod.
You are also to write Aaron's name on the tribe of Levi, since there is to be one rod for every leader of their ancestral tribes.
Now the name of the Israeli man who was slain, along with the Midianite woman, was Salu's son Zimri, a leader from the tribe of Simeon.
Why are you going to eliminate the name of our father from his family, just because he had no son? Give us a possession from among our father's relatives."
""You are not to misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave unpunished the one who misuses his name.
Fear the LORD your God, serve him, and make your oaths in his name.
Let me alone! I will destroy them and blot out their name under heaven. Then I'll make you into a nation that will be mighty and more numerous than they are.'
At that time the LORD set apart the tribe of Levi to carry the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, to stand in the LORD's presence, to serve, and to bless his name until this day.
You are to fear the LORD your God and serve him. Cling to him and swear by his name.
Instead, you must seek to enter only the place that the LORD your God will choose among your tribes. There he will establish his name and live.
then bring to the place that the LORD your God will choose as a dwelling place where he will establish his name everything that I'm commanding you: your burnt offerings, your sacrifices, your tithes, your hand-carried gifts, and all your best offerings in fulfillment of promises that you pledged to the LORD.
"If the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish his name is distant from you, then you may slaughter from your herd and your flock what the LORD has provided for you, as he instructed you. You may consume them in your cities as much as you please.
Then in the presence of the LORD your God, in the place where he'll choose to establish his name, you may consume the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your oil, and the firstborn of your livestock and flock, so that you'll learn to revere the LORD your God all your life.
Now the way may be distant from you, so that you are unable to transport your tithe because you have been blessed by the LORD your God and the place where the LORD your God chooses to establish his name may be distant from you.
Then sacrifice sheep and cattle for the Passover to the LORD your God at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.
But at the place where your God will choose to establish his name, you are to sacrifice the Passover in the evening at dusk, at the time of day you left Egypt.
Rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God with your son, daughter, male and female slaves, the descendants of Levi who is in your city, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow among you, at the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.
For the LORD your God has chosen them and their descendants from among your tribes to stand and serve in the name of the LORD all their lives."
There he may serve in the name of the LORD his God. Like his fellow descendants of Levi who stand there in the LORD's presence,
But if someone will not listen to those words that the prophet speaks in my name, I will hold him accountable.
Even then, if the prophet speaks presumptuously in my name, which I didn't authorize him to speak, or if he speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet must die.'
Whenever a prophet speaks in the name of the LORD and the oracle does not come about or the word is not fulfilled, then the LORD has not spoken it. The prophet will have spoken presumptuously, so you need not fear him."
Then the priests of the descendants of Levi are to step forward, because the LORD your God chose them to serve and pronounce blessings in his name. Every case of dispute and assault is to be subject to their ruling.
The firstborn whom she will bear will continue the name of the dead brother, so his name will not be erased from Israel.
But if the man does not want to marry his brother's widow, then she must go to the elders at the city gate and declare, "My husband's brother refuses to perform the duty of a brother-in-law in order to preserve the name of his brother in Israel. He is not willing to perform the duty of a brother-in-law.'
Then his family name in Israel will be known as "the family of the one whose sandal was removed.'"
Gather all the first produce of the ground that you harvest from your land that the LORD your God is about to give you, place it in a basket, and bring it to the place where the LORD your God will choose to establish his name.
"Then all the people of the earth will observe that the name of the LORDis proclaimed among you, and they will fear you.
"If you aren't careful to observe all the words of this Law that have been written in this book, instructing you to fear this glorious and awesome name of the LORD your God,
For I'll proclaim the name of our LORD. Ascribe greatness to our God!
Now therefore, since I've treated you so kindly, please swear in the name of the LORD that you'll also be kind to my father's household by giving me this sure sign:
The Israelis did not attack them, because the leaders of the congregation had made an oath with them in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel. Nevertheless, the entire congregation grumbled against their leaders.
Then all of the leaders spoke to the entire congregation, "We have sworn to them in the name of the LORD, the God of Israel, and we cannot touch them.
From the tribes of the descendants of Judah and Simeon, they gave these cities, delineated by name:
That way, you will not mingle with those nations that remain among you, nor mention the name of their gods, nor make oaths by them, nor serve them, nor worship them.
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