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Lexicon :: Strong's G2564 - kaleō

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καλέω
Transliteration
kaleō
Pronunciation
kä-le'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Akin to the base of κελεύω (G2753)
mGNT
148x in 56 unique form(s)
TR
146x in 54 unique form(s)
LXX
395x in 60 unique form(s)
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TDNT Reference: 3:487,394

Strong’s Definitions

καλέω kaléō, kal-eh'-o; akin to the base of G2753; to "call" (properly, aloud, but used in a variety of applications, directly or otherwise):—bid, call (forth), (whose, whose sur-)name (was (called)).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 146x

The KJV translates Strong's G2564 in the following manner: call (125x), bid (16x), be so named (1x), named (with G3686) (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 146x
The KJV translates Strong's G2564 in the following manner: call (125x), bid (16x), be so named (1x), named (with G3686) (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to call

    1. to call aloud, utter in a loud voice

    2. to invite

  2. to call i.e. to name, by name

    1. to give a name to

      1. to receive the name of, receive as a name

      2. to give some name to one, call his name

    2. to be called i.e. to bear a name or title (among men)

    3. to salute one by name

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καλέω kaléō, kal-eh'-o; akin to the base of G2753; to "call" (properly, aloud, but used in a variety of applications, directly or otherwise):—bid, call (forth), (whose, whose sur-)name (was (called)).
STRONGS NT 2564: καλέω
καλέω, καλῷ; imperfect ἐκάλουν; future καλέσω (Winer's Grammar, § 13, 3 c.); 1 aorist ἐκάλεσα; perfect κέκληκά; passive, present καλοῦμαι; perfect 3 person singular κέκληται (1 Corinthians 7:18 L T Tr WH; (Revelation 19:13 L T Tr WH)), participle κεκλημένος; 1 aorist ἐκλήθην; 1 future κληθήσομαι; (from Homer down); Hebrew קָרָא; Latinvoco; i. e.:
1. to call (German rufen (cf. βοάω, at the end));
a. to call aloud, utter in a loud voice: ἄχρις οὗ τό σήμερον καλεῖται, as long as the word 'today' is called out or proclaimed, Hebrews 3:13; τινα, to call one to approach or stand before one, Matthew 20:8; Matthew 22:3 (where εἰς τούς γάμους seems to belong to τούς κεκλημένος); Matthew 25:14; (Mark 3:31 L T Tr WH); Luke 19:13; τά ἰδίᾳ πρόβατα κατ' ὄνομα, his own sheep each by its name, John 10:3 (where L T Tr WH φωνεῖ); used of Christ, calling certain persons to be his disciples and constant companions, Matthew 4:21 (note what precedes in 19: δεῦτε ὀπίσω μου); Mark 1:20; to order one to be summoned, Matthew 2:15 (see just below); before the judges, Acts 4:18; Acts 24:2; followed by ἐκ with the genitive of place, equivalent to to call out, call forth from: Matthew 2:15, cf. Hebrews 11:8. metaphorically, to cause to pass from one state into another: τινα ἐκ σκότους εἰς τό φῶς, 1 Peter 2:9.
b. like the Latinvoco equivalent to to invite; properly: εἰς τούς γάμους, Matthew 22:3, 9; Luke 14:8; John 2:2; to a feast, Luke 14:16; 1 Corinthians 10:27 (cf. Winer's Grammar, 593 (552)); Revelation 19:9; καλέσας, Luke 7:39; Luke 14:9; κεκληκώς τινα, Luke 14:10, 12; οἱ κεκλημένοι, Matthew 22:8; Luke 14:7, 17, 24; (2 Samuel 13:23; Esther 5:12; and often so in Greek writings from Homer, Odyssey 4, 532; 11,187 down). β. metaphorically: to invite one, εἰς τί, to something i. e. to participate in it, enjoy it; used thus in the Epistles of Paul and Peter of God as inviting men by the preaching of the gospel (διά τοῦ εὐαγγελίου, 2 Thessalonians 2:14) to the blessings of the heavenly kingdom: εἰς τήν βασιλείαν τοῦ Θεοῦ, 1 Thessalonians 2:12; εἰς ζωήν αἰώνιον, 1 Timothy 6:12; εἰς δόξαν αἰώνιον, 1 Peter 5:10; εἰς τήν κοινωνίαν τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ, 1 Corinthians 1:9; so καλεῖν τινα used alone: Romans 8:30; Romans 9:24; 1 Corinthians 7:17f, 20-22, 24; τινα καλεῖν κλήσει, 2 Timothy 1:9; ἐν ἐκληθημεν, in whom lies the reason why we were called, who is the ground of our having been invited, Ephesians 1:11 Lachmann; ἄξιος τῆς κλήσεως, ἧς (by attraction for (or perhaps ἥν; cf. Winers Grammar, § 24, 1; Buttmann, 287 (247); Ellicott, in the place cited)) ἐκλήθητε, Ephesians 4:1; God is styled καλῶν τινα (he that calleth one, the caller, cf. Winer's Grammar, § 45, 7), Galatians 5:8; 1 Thessalonians 5:24; and καλέσας τινα, Galatians 1:6; Colossians 1:12 Lachmann; 1 Peter 1:15; 2 Peter 1:3. οἱ κεκλημένοι, Hebrews 9:15; καλεῖν and καλεῖσθαι are used with a specification of the mediate end (for the highest or final end of the calling is eternal salvation): ἐπ' ἐλευθερία, Galatians 5:13; οὐκ ἐπ' ἀκαθαρσία ἀλλ' ἐν ἁγιασμῷ, 1 Thessalonians 4:7; ἐν εἰρήνη, 1 Corinthians 7:15; ἐν ἑνί ἐλπίδι, that ye might come into one hope, Ephesians 4:4 (see ἐν, I. 7 (yet cf. Winers Grammar, 417 (389); Buttmann, 329 (283); especially Ellicott in loc.), and ἐπί, Buttmann, 2 a. ζ'.); εἰς εἰρήνην τοῦ Χριστοῦ ἐν ἑνί σώματι, that ye may be in one body i. e. be members of one and the same body, Colossians 3:15; εἰς τοῦτο (which refers to what precedes) followed by ἵνα, 1 Peter 2:21; 1 Peter 3:9; (but everywhere in the N. T. Epistles only those are spoken of as called by God who have listened to his voice addressed to them in the gospel, hence those who have enlisted in the service of Christ — see Romans 8:30 and Rückert's Commentary, at the passage cited, p. 464, cf. 1 Corinthians 1:24; those who have slighted the invitation are not reckoned among the called); Christ also is said καλεῖν τινα, namely, to embrace the offer of salvation by the Messiah, in Matthew 9:13 and Mark 2:17 (in both passages Rec. adds εἰς μετάνοιαν). God is said to call those who are not yet born, viz. by promises of salvation which have respect to them, so that καλεῖν is for substance equivalent to to appoint one to salvation, Romans 9:12 (11); καλοῦντος τά μή ὄντα ὡς ὄντα, Romans 4:17, where cf. Fritzsche (others besides, cf. Meyer (especially Weiss edition) at the passage). to call (equivalent to to select) to assume some office, τινα, of God appointing or committing an office to one (German berufen): Galatians 1:15; Hebrews 5:4 (Isaiah 42:6; Isaiah 49:1; Isaiah 51:2). to invite equivalent to to rouse, summon: to do something, εἰς μετάνοιαν, Luke 5:32, added in Rec. also in Matthew 9:13 and Mark 2:17.
2. to call i. e. to name, call by name;
a. to give a name to; with two accusatives, one of the object the other of the name as a predicate (to call one (by) a name: Matthew 10:25 Rec.; cf. Winers Grammar, § 32, 4 b.; Buttmann, 151 (132) note); passive with the nominative of the name, to receive the name of, receive as a name: Matthew 2:23; Matthew 27:8; Luke 1:32, 60, 62; Luke 2:4, etc.; καλούμενος, called, whose name or surname is, Luke 7:11; Luke 9:10; Luke 10:39; Acts 7:58; Acts 27:8, 16; καλούμενος (on its position cf. Buttmann, § 144, 19): Luke 6:15; Luke 8:2; (Luke 22:3 T Tr WH); Luke 23:33; Acts 1:23; Acts 10:1; Acts 13:1; (Acts 15:22 L T Tr WH); Acts 27:14; Revelation 12:9; Revelation 16:16; with ὀνόματι added, Luke 19:2; καλεῖσθαι ὀνόματι τίνι, to be called by a name, Luke 1:61; καλεῖν τινα ἐπί τῷ ὀνόματι τίνος, Luke 1:59 (see ἐπί, Buttmann, 2 a. ., p. 233{b}); after the Hebrew אֶת־שְׁמו קָרָא, καλεῖν τό ὄνομα τίνος, with the name in the accusative, to give some name to one, call his name: Matthew 1:21, 23, 25; Luke 1:13, 31; passive, Luke 2:21; Revelation 19:13; Genesis 17:19; 1 Samuel 1:20, etc. (similarly sometimes in Greek writings, cf. Fritzsche on Matthew, p. 45 (Buttmann, 151 (132))).
b. Passive καλοῦμαι with predicate nominative to be called i. e. to bear a name or title (among men) (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 65, 8): Luke 1:35; Luke 22:25; Acts 8:10 (Rec. omits καλοῦμαι); 1 Corinthians 15:9; to be said to be (equivalent to to be acknowledged, pass as, the nominative expressing the judgment passed on one): Matthew 5:9, 19; Luke 1:32, 35, 76; Luke 2:23; Luke 15:19; Romans 9:26; James 2:23; opposed to εἶναι, 1 John 3:1 L T Tr WH; Hebraistically (Genesis 21:12) ἐν Ἰσαάκ κληθήσεται σοι σπέρμα, through (better in, cf. ἐν, I. 6 c. and Meyer (edited by Weiss) ad Romans, the passage cited) Isaac shall a seed be called for thee, i. e. Isaac (not Ishmael) is the one whose posterity shall obtain the name and honor of thy descendants, Romans 9:7 and Hebrews 11:18.
c. καλῷ τινα, with an accusative of the predicate or a title of honor, to salute one by a name: Matthew 23:9; passive, Matthew 23:7f, 10; Revelation 19:11 (but Tr marginal reading WH brackets καλῷ); to give a name to one and mention him at the same time, Matthew 22:43, 45; Luke 20:44. (Compare: ἀντικαλέω, ἐνκαλέω, εἰσκαλέω (καλέομαι), ἐπικαλέω, μετακαλέω, παρακαλέω, συνπαρακαλέω, προκαλέω, προσκαλέω, συγκαλέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
17:19; 21:12
1 Samuel
1:20
2 Samuel
13:23
Esther
5:12
Isaiah
42:6; 49:1; 51:2
Matthew
1:21; 1:23; 1:25; 2:15; 2:15; 2:23; 4:21; 5:9; 5:19; 9:13; 9:13; 10:25; 20:8; 22:3; 22:3; 22:8; 22:9; 22:43; 22:45; 23:7; 23:9; 23:10; 25:14; 27:8
Mark
1:20; 2:17; 2:17; 3:31
Luke
1:13; 1:31; 1:32; 1:32; 1:35; 1:35; 1:59; 1:60; 1:61; 1:62; 1:76; 2:4; 2:21; 2:23; 5:32; 6:15; 7:11; 7:39; 8:2; 9:10; 10:39; 14:7; 14:8; 14:9; 14:10; 14:12; 14:16; 14:17; 14:24; 15:19; 19:2; 19:13; 20:44; 22:3; 22:25; 23:33
John
2:2; 10:3
Acts
1:23; 4:18; 7:58; 8:10; 10:1; 13:1; 15:22; 24:2; 27:8; 27:14; 27:16
Romans
4:17; 8:30; 8:30; 9:7; 9:12; 9:24; 9:26
1 Corinthians
1:9; 1:24; 7; 7:15; 7:17; 7:18; 7:24; 10:27; 15:9
Galatians
1:6; 1:15; 5:8; 5:13
Ephesians
1:11; 4:1; 4:4
Colossians
1:12; 3:15
1 Thessalonians
2:12; 4:7; 5:24
2 Thessalonians
2:14
1 Timothy
6:12
2 Timothy
1:9
Hebrews
3:13; 5:4; 9:15; 11:8; 11:18
James
2:23
1 Peter
1:15; 2:9; 2:21; 3:9; 5:10
2 Peter
1:3
1 John
3:1
Revelation
12:9; 16:16; 19:9; 19:11; 19:13; 19:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2564 matches the Greek καλέω (kaleō),
which occurs 155 times in 138 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 1:21–Luk 14:7)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:21 - “And she will bring forth a Son, and you shall call His name JESUS, for He will save His people from their sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:23 - “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,”[fn] which is translated, “God with us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:25 - and did not know her till she had brought forth her firstborn Son.[fn] And he called His name JESUS.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:7 - Then Herod, when he had secretly called the wise men, determined from them what time the star appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:15 - and was there until the death of Herod, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying, “Out of Egypt I called My Son.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - And he came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, “He shall be called a Nazarene.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:21 - Going on from there, He saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets. He called them,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:9 - Blessed are the peacemakers,
For they shall be called sons of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:19 - “Whoever therefore breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches men so, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:13 - “But go and learn what this means: ‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice.’[fn] For I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:25 - “It is enough for a disciple that he be like his teacher, and a servant like his master. If they have called the master of the house Beelzebub,[fn] how much more will they call those of his household!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:8 - “So when evening had come, the owner of the vineyard said to his steward, ‘Call the laborers and give them their wages, beginning with the last to the first.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:13 - And He said to them, “It is written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer,’[fn] but you have made it a ‘den of thieves.’ ”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:3 - “and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were not willing to come.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - “Again, he sent out other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who are invited, “See, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and fatted cattle are killed, and all things are ready. Come to the wedding.” ’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:8 - “Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding is ready, but those who were invited were not worthy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:9 - ‘Therefore go into the highways, and as many as you find, invite to the wedding.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:43 - He said to them, “How then does David in the Spirit call Him ‘Lord,’ saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:45 - “If David then calls Him ‘Lord,’ how is He his Son?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:7 - “greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called by men, ‘Rabbi, Rabbi.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:8 - “But you, do not be called ‘Rabbi’; for One is your Teacher, the Christ,[fn] and you are all brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:9 - “Do not call anyone on earth your father; for One is your Father, He who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:10 - “And do not be called teachers; for One is your Teacher, the Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:14 - “For the kingdom of heaven is like a man traveling to a far country, who called his own servants and delivered his goods to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:8 - Therefore that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:20 - And immediately He called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired servants, and went after Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - When Jesus heard it, He said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:17 - Then He taught, saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations’?[fn] But you have made it a ‘den of thieves.’ [fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:13 - But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:31 - “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name JESUS.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:32 - “He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:35 - And the angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:36 - “Now indeed, Elizabeth your relative has also conceived a son in her old age; and this is now the sixth month for her who was called barren.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:59 - So it was, on the eighth day, that they came to circumcise the child; and they would have called him by the name of his father, Zacharias.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:60 - His mother answered and said, “No; he shall be called John.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:61 - But they said to her, “There is no one among your relatives who is called by this name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:62 - So they made signs to his father—what he would have him called.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:76 - “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest;
For you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:4 - Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:21 - And when eight days were completed for the circumcision of the Child,[fn] His name was called JESUS, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:23 - (as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every male who opens the womb shall be called holy to the LORD),[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:32 - “I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:15 - Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called the Zealot;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:46 - “But why do you call Me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do the things which I say?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:11 - Now it happened, the day after, that He went into a city called Nain; and many of His disciples went with Him, and a large crowd.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:39 - Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he spoke to himself, saying, “This Man, if He were a prophet, would know who and what manner of woman this is who is touching Him, for she is a sinner.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:2 - and certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities—Mary called Magdalene, out of whom had come seven demons,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:10 - And the apostles, when they had returned, told Him all that they had done. Then He took them and went aside privately into a deserted place belonging to the city called Bethsaida.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:39 - And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus’[fn] feet and heard His word.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:7 - So He told a parable to those who were invited, when He noted how they chose the best places, saying to them:

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