'Named' in the Bible
And God gave the dry land the name of Earth; and the waters together in their place were named Seas: and God saw that it was good.
The first [river] is named Pishon; it flows around the entire land of Havilah, where there is gold.
The name of the second river is Gihon; it flows around the entire land of Cush [in Mesopotamia].
The third river is named the Tigris it flows to the east of Assyria. The fourth river is the Euphrates.
So the man named all the animals, the birds of the air, and the living creatures of the field, but for Adam no companion who corresponded to him was found.
Adam named his wife Eve because she was the mother of all the living.
Cain was intimate with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain became the builder of a city, and he named the city Enoch after his son.
Lamech took two wives for himself, one named Adah and the other named Zillah.
His brother was named Jubal; he was the father of all who play the lyre and the flute.
Adam was intimate with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, for she said, “God has given me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him.”
A son was born to Seth also, and he named him Enosh. At that time people began to call on the name of Yahweh.
He created them male and female, and He blessed them and named them Man in the day when they were created.
Adam was 130 years old when he fathered a son in his likeness, according to his image, and named him Seth.
And he named him Noah, saying, “This one will bring us relief from the agonizing labor of our hands, caused by the ground the Lord has cursed.”
Eber had two sons. One was named Peleg, for during his days the earth was divided; his brother was named Joktan.
So it was named Babel, because there the Lord took away the sense of all languages and from there the Lord sent them away over all the face of the earth.
Abram and Nahor took wives: Abram’s wife was named Sarai, and Nahor’s wife was named Milcah. She was the daughter of Haran, the father of both Milcah and Iscah.
Abram’s wife Sarai had not borne any children for him, but she owned an Egyptian slave named Hagar.
So she called the Lord who spoke to her: The God Who Sees, for she said, “In this place, have I actually seen the One who sees me?”
That is why she named the spring, “A Well of the Living One Who Sees Me.” It is located between Kadesh and Bered.
Hagar eventually gave birth to Abram's son. Abram named his son whom Hagar bore Ishmael.
Go there quickly, for I am not able to do anything till you have come there. For this reason, the town was named Zoar.
The firstborn gave birth to a son and named him Moab. He is the father of the Moabites of today.
The younger also gave birth to a son, and she named him Ben-ammi. He is the father of the Ammonites of today.
And Sarah became with child, and gave Abraham a son when he was old, at the time named by God.
Abraham named his son who was born to him—the one Sarah bore to him—Isaac.
but God told Abraham, "Don't be troubled about the youth and your slave girl. Pay attention to Sarah in everything she tells you, because your offspring are to be named through Isaac.
That is why he named that place Beer Sheba, because the two of them swore an oath there.
And Abraham named that place The Lord Will Provide, so today it is said: “It will be provided on the Lord’s mountain.”
And his concubine, named Reumah, she also bore Tebah, and Gaham, and Thahash, and Maacah.
That he will give me the hollow in the rock named Machpelah, which is his property at the end of his field; let him give it to me for its full price as a resting-place for my dead among you.
And Abraham hearkened unto Ephron; and Abraham weighed to Ephron the silver, which he had named in the audience of the sons of Heth, four hundred shekels of silver, current money with the merchant.
Now Rebekah had a brother named Laban, and Laban ran out to the man at the spring.
And Abraham took another wife named Keturah.
and these are the names of the [twelve] sons of Ishmael, named in the order of their births: Nebaioth, the firstborn of Ishmael, and Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam,
The first one came out red-looking, covered with hair like a fur coat, and they named him Esau.
After this, his brother came out grasping Esau’s heel with his hand. So he was named Jacob. Isaac was 60 years old when they were born.
He said to Jacob, “Let me eat some of that red stuff, because I’m exhausted.” That is why he was also named Edom.
But the herdsmen of Gerar quarreled with Isaac’s herdsmen and said, “The water is ours!” So he named the well Quarrel because they quarreled with him.
Then they dug another well and quarreled over that one also, so he named it Hostility.
He moved from there and dug another, and they did not quarrel over it. He named it Open Spaces and said, “For now the Lord has made room for us, and we will be fruitful in the land.”
So Isaac named the well Shebah, which is why the city is named Beer-sheba to this day.
And he said, Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me these two times: he took away my birthright; and, behold, now he hath taken away my blessing. And he said, Hast thou not reserved a blessing for me?
and named the place Bethel, though previously the city was named Luz.
Now Laban had two daughters: the older was named Leah, and the younger was named Rachel.
Leah conceived, gave birth to a son, and named him Reuben, for she said, “The Lord has seen my affliction; surely my husband will love me now.”
She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “The Lord heard that I am unloved and has given me this son also.” So she named him Simeon.
She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “At last, my husband will become attached to me because I have borne three sons for him.” Therefore he was named Levi.
And she conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah. Then Leah stopped having children.
Rachel said, “God has vindicated me; yes, He has heard me and given me a son,” and she named him Dan.
Rachel said, “In my wrestlings with God, I have wrestled with my sister and won,” and she named him Naphtali.
Then Leah said, “What good fortune!” and she named him Gad.
Leah said, “I am happy that the women call me happy,” so she named him Asher.
Leah said, “God has rewarded me for giving my slave to my husband,” and she named him Issachar.
“God has given me a good gift,” Leah said. “This time my husband will honor me because I have borne six sons for him,” and she named him Zebulun.
Later, Leah bore a daughter and named her Dinah.
She named him Joseph: “May the Lord add another son to me.”
Laban named the mound Jegar-sahadutha, but Jacob named it Galeed.
Then Laban said, "This stack will serve as a witness between you and me today." That's how the place came to be named Galeed.
As he was watching them, Jacob said, "This must be God's camp," so he named that place Mahanaim.
Jacob then named the place Peniel, “For I have seen God face to face,” he said, “and I have been delivered.”
but Jacob set out for Succoth, built a house there, and constructed some cattle shelters. He named the place Succoth.
set up an altar, and named it El-elohe-israel.
He built an altar there to God and named the place El Beth-el, because God had revealed himself there when he was fleeing from his brother.
Deborah, the one who had nursed and raised Rebekah, died and was buried under the oak south of Bethel. So Jacob named it Oak of Weeping.
God said to him:Your name is Jacob;you will no longer be named Jacob,but your name will be Israel.So He named him Israel.
Jacob named the place where God had spoken with him Bethel.
With her last breath—for she was dying—she named him Ben-oni, but his father called him Benjamin.
And Jacob put up a pillar on her resting-place; which is named, The Pillar of the resting-place of Rachel, to this day.
And Eliphaz, the son of Esau, had connection with a woman named Timna, who gave birth to Amalek: all these were the children of Esau's wife Adah.
And at the death of Husham, Hadad, son of Bedad, who overcame the Midianites in the field of Moab, became king; his chief town was named Avith.
And at the death of Baal-hanan, Hadar became king in his place; his chief town was named Pau, and his wife's name was Mehetabel; she was the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Me-zahab.
At that time Judah left his brothers and settled near an Adullamite named Hirah.
There Judah saw the daughter of a Canaanite named Shua; he took her as a wife and slept with her.
She conceived and gave birth to a son, and he named him Er.
She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and named him Onan.
She gave birth to another son and named him Shelah. It was at Chezib that she gave birth to him.
But then he pulled his hand back, and his brother came out. Then she said, “You have broken out first!” So he was named Perez.
Then his brother, who had the scarlet thread tied to his hand, came out, and was named Zerah.
Now Joseph had been taken to Egypt. An Egyptian named Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh and the captain of the guard, bought him from the Ishmaelites who had brought him there.
Then Pharaoh named Joseph Zaphenath-paneah; and he gave him Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On, as his wife. And Joseph went forth over the land of Egypt.
Joseph named the firstborn Manasseh, meaning, “God has made me forget all my hardship in my father’s house.”
And the second son he named Ephraim, meaning, “God has made me fruitful in the land of my affliction.”
And any other offspring which you have after them, will be yours, and will be named after their brothers in their heritage.
The Angel which 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; and let them grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
When the Canaanite inhabitants of the land saw the mourning at the threshing floor of Atad, they said, “This is a solemn mourning on the part of the Egyptians.” Therefore the place is named Abel-mizraim. It is across the Jordan.
Then the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah,
When the child grew older, she brought him to Pharaoh’s daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, “Because,” she said, “I drew him out of the water.”
She gave birth to a son whom he named Gershom, for he said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land.”
They came to Marah, but they could not drink the water at Marah because it was bitter—that is why it was named Marah.
The house of Israel named the substance manna. It resembled coriander seed, was white, and tasted like wafers made with honey.
He named the place Massah and Meribah because the Israelites complained, and because they tested the Lord, saying, “Is the Lord among us or not?”
And Moses built an altar and named it, “The Lord Is My Banner.”
along with her two sons, one of whom was named Gershom (because Moses had said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land”)
The other was named Eliezer, for he said, “The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh.”
These are the men named out of all the people, chiefs of their fathers' houses, heads of the tribes of Israel.
So that place was named Taberah, because the Lord’s fire had blazed among them.
Two men had remained in the camp, one named Eldad and the other Medad; the Spirit rested on them—they were among those listed, but had not gone out to the tent—and they prophesied in the camp.
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