'Name' in the Bible
The name of the first is Pishon: this is the one which flows through the whole land of Havilah, where there is gold;
The name of the second river is Gihon: the same river that flows through the whole land of Cush.
The name of the third river is Hiddekel: this is the one which flows in front of Assyria. The fourth river is the Euphrates.
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.
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.
Lamech took two wives: the name of the one was Adah, and the name of the other Zillah.
His brother's name was Jubal, who was the father of all who handle the harp and pipe.
There was also born a son to Seth, and he named him Enosh. Then men began to call on Yahweh's name.
He created them male and female, and blessed them, and called their name "Adam," in the day when they were created.
To Eber were born two sons. The name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided. His brother's name was Joktan.
They said, "Come, let's build ourselves a city, and a tower whose top reaches to the sky, and let's make ourselves a name, lest we be scattered abroad on the surface of the whole earth."
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.
Abram and Nahor took wives. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran who was also the father of Iscah.
I will make of you a great nation. I will bless you and make your name great. You will be a blessing.
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.
to the place of the altar, which he had made there at the first. There Abram called on the name of Yahweh.
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, bore him no children. She had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar.
The angel of Yahweh said to her, "Behold, you are with child, and will bear a son. You shall call his name Ishmael, because Yahweh has heard your affliction.
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?"
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.
God said to Abraham, "As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but her name will be Sarah.
God said, "No, but Sarah, your wife, will bear you a son. You shall call his name Isaac. I will establish my covenant with him for an everlasting covenant for his seed after him.
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.
Abraham planted a tamarisk tree in Beersheba, and called there on the name of Yahweh, the Everlasting God.
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."
His concubine, whose name was Reumah, also bore Tebah, Gaham, Tahash, and Maacah.
Rebekah had a brother, and his name was Laban. Laban ran out to the man, to the spring.
Abraham took another wife, and her name was Keturah.
Esau said to Jacob, "Please feed me with that same red stew, for I am famished." Therefore his name was called Edom.
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 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.
He called the name of that place Bethel, but the name of the city was Luz at the first.
Laban had two daughters. The name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel.
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.
When he saw them, Jacob said, "This is God's army." He called the name of that place Mahanaim.
He said to him, "What is your name?" He said, "Jacob."
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 asked him, "Please tell me your name." He said, "Why is it that you ask what my name is?" He blessed him there.
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.
Deborah, Rebekah's nurse, died, and she was buried below Bethel under the oak; and its name was called Allon Bacuth.
God said to him, "Your name is Jacob. Your name shall not be Jacob any more, but your name will be Israel." He named him Israel.
Jacob called the name of the place where God spoke with him "Bethel."
Bela, the son of Beor, reigned in Edom. The name of his city was Dinhabah.
Husham died, and Hadad, the son of Bedad, who struck Midian in the field of Moab, reigned in his place. The name of his city was Avith.
Baal Hanan the son of Achbor died, and Hadar reigned in his place. The name of his city was Pau. His wife's name was Mehetabel, the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.
It happened at that time, that Judah went down from his brothers, and visited a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.
Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite whose name was Shua. He took her, and went in to her.
Judah took a wife for Er, his firstborn, and her name was Tamar.
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.
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."
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.
the angel who has redeemed me from all evil, bless the lads, and let my name be named on them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaac. Let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."
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 spoke to the Hebrew midwives, of whom the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah,
Moses said to God, "Behold, when I come to the children of Israel, and tell them, 'The God of your fathers has sent me to you;' and they ask me, 'What is his name?' What should I tell them?"
God said moreover to Moses, "You shall tell the children of Israel this, 'Yahweh, the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, has sent me to you.' This is my name forever, and this is my memorial to all generations.
For since I came to Pharaoh to speak in your name, he has brought trouble on this people; neither have you delivered your people at all."
and I appeared to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, as God Almighty; but by my name Yahweh I was not known to them.
but indeed for this cause I have made you stand: to show you my power, and that my name may be declared throughout all the earth;
Yahweh is a man of war. Yahweh is his name.
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.
and her two sons. The name of one son was Gershom, for Moses said, "I have lived as a foreigner in a foreign land".
The name of the other was Eliezer, for he said, "My father's God was my help and delivered me from Pharaoh's sword."
"You shall not take the name of Yahweh your God in vain, for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.
You shall make an altar of earth for me, and shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your cattle. In every place where I record my name I will come to you and I will bless you.
"Be careful to do all things that I have said to you; and don't invoke the name of other gods, neither let them be heard out of your mouth.
Pay attention to him, and listen to his voice. Don't provoke him, for he will not pardon your disobedience, for my name is in him.
The stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, everyone according to his name, they shall be for the twelve tribes.
"Behold, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah:
Moses said to Yahweh, "Behold, you tell me, 'Bring up this people:' and you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, 'I know you by name, and you have also found favor in my sight.'
Yahweh said to Moses, "I will do this thing also that you have spoken; for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name."
He said, "I will make all my goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of Yahweh before you. I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy on whom I will show mercy."
Yahweh descended in the cloud, and stood with him there, and proclaimed the name of Yahweh.
for you shall worship no other god: for Yahweh, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.
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.
The stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names; like the engravings of a signet, everyone according to his name, for the twelve tribes.
"'You shall not give any of your children to sacrifice to Molech; neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am Yahweh.
"'You shall not swear by my name falsely, and profane the name of your God. I am Yahweh.
I also will set my face against that person, and will cut him off from among his people because he has given of his seed to Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.
They shall be holy to their God, and not profane the name of their God; for they offer the offerings of Yahweh made by fire, the bread of their God; therefore they shall be holy.
"Tell Aaron and his sons to separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, which they make holy to me, and that they not profane my holy name. I am Yahweh.
You shall not profane my holy name, but I will be made holy among the children of Israel. I am Yahweh who makes you holy,
The son of the Israelite woman blasphemed the Name, and cursed; and they brought him to Moses. His mother's name was Shelomith, the daughter of Dibri, of the tribe of Dan.
He who blasphemes the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death; all the congregation shall certainly stone him: the foreigner as well as the native-born, when he blasphemes the Name, shall be put to death.
and the pillars of the court around it, and their sockets, and their pins, and their cords, with all their instruments, and with all their service: and by name you shall appoint the instruments of the duty of their burden.
"So they shall put my name on the children of Israel; and I will bless them."
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