'Named' in the Bible
Two sons were born to Eber. One of them was named Peleg, because the earth was divided during his lifetime, and the name of his brother was Joktan.
These were the kings who ruled in the land of Edom before any king ruled over the Israelites: Bela son of Beor. Bela's town was named Dinhabah.
When Husham died, Hadad son of Bedad, who defeated Midian in the country of Moab, ruled in his place. Hadad's town was named Avith.
When Baal-hanan died, Hadad ruled in his place. Hadad's city was named Pai, and his wife's name was Mehetabel daughter of Matred, daughter of Me-zahab.
Jerahmeel had another wife named Atarah, who was the mother of Onam.
Abishur's wife was named Abihail, who bore him Ahban and Molid.
Now Sheshan had no sons, only daughters. However, Sheshan had an Egyptian slave named Jarha.
These were Etam's sons: Jezreel, Ishma, and Idbash, and their sister was named Hazzelelponi.
Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother named him Jabez and said, "I gave birth to him in pain."
Meonothai was father of Ophrah, and Seraiah of Joab the father of Ge-harashim [the Valley of Craftsmen], so named because they were craftsmen.
These who are named above were the leaders of their clans. Their extended families increased greatly in numbers.
They assigned by lot the towns named above from the tribes of the Judahites, Simeonites, and Benjaminites.
Machir took wives from Huppim and Shuppim. The name of his sister was Maacah. Another descendant was named Zelophehad, but he had only daughters.
Machir's wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named [him] Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.
He slept with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. So he named him Beriah, because there had been misfortune in his home.
Jeiel the father of Gibeon lived in Gibeon, and his wife was named Maacah.
Jeiel, who fathered Gibeon, lived in the city of Gibeon. His wife was named Maacah.
David occupied the fortress, so it was named the City of David after him.
Abishai the brother of Joab was chief of the Three. For he lifted up his spear against 300 and slew them, and was named among the Three.
Jehoiada's son Benaiah, who was a valiant man, accomplished great things. He was from Kabzeel. He killed two men named Ariel from Moab and then he also went down into a pit and struck down a lion during a snow storm one day.
And David went up, with all Israel, to Baalah, that is, to Kiriath-jearim in Judah, to get up from there the ark of God, over which the holy Name is named, the name of the Lord whose place is between the winged ones.
David was angry because of the Lord's outburst against Uzzah, so he named that place Outburst Against Uzzah, as it is [still named] today.
So the Israelites went up to Baal-perazim, and David defeated the Philistines there. Then David said, "Like a bursting flood, God has used me to burst out against my enemies." Therefore, they named that place the Lord Bursts Out.
With them were Heman and Jeduthun and the rest who were chosen and expressly named to give thanks to the Lord, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever.
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