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Lexicon :: Strong's G1941 - epikaleō

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ἐπικαλέω
Transliteration
epikaleō (Key)
Pronunciation
ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from ἐπί (G1909) and καλέω (G2564)
mGNT
30x in 23 unique form(s)
TR
32x in 22 unique form(s)
LXX
137x in 44 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:496,*

Strong’s Definitions

ἐπικαλέομαι epikaléomai, ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice from G1909 and G2564; to entitle; by implication, to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.):—appeal (unto), call (on, upon), surname.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x

The KJV translates Strong's G1941 in the following manner: call on (7x), be (one's) surname (6x), be surnamed (5x), call upon (4x), appeal unto (4x), call (4x), appeal to (1x), appeal (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 32x
The KJV translates Strong's G1941 in the following manner: call on (7x), be (one's) surname (6x), be surnamed (5x), call upon (4x), appeal unto (4x), call (4x), appeal to (1x), appeal (1x).
  1. to put a name upon, to surname

    1. to permit one's self to be surnamed

  2. to be named after someone

  3. to call something to one

    1. to cry out upon or against one

    2. to charge something to one as a crime or reproach

    3. to summon one on any charge, prosecute one for a crime

    4. to blame one for, accuse one of

  4. to invoke

    1. to call upon for one's self, in one's behalf

      1. any one as a helper

      2. as my witness

      3. as my judge

      4. to appeal unto

  5. to call upon by pronouncing the name of Jehovah

    1. an expression finding its explanation in the fact that prayers addressed to God ordinarily began with an invocation of the divine name

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἐπικαλέομαι epikaléomai, ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee; middle voice from G1909 and G2564; to entitle; by implication, to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.):—appeal (unto), call (on, upon), surname.
STRONGS NT 1941: ἐπικαλέω
ἐπικαλέω, ἐπικαλῶ: 1 aorist ἐπεκαλεσα; (passive and middle, present ἐπικαλοῦμαι); perfect passive ἐπικέκλημαι; pluperfect 3 person singular ἐπεκέκλητο, and with neglect of augment (cf. Winers Grammar, § 12, 5; Buttmann, 33 (29)) ἐπικεκλητο (Acts 26:32 Lachmann); 1 aorist passive ἐπεκλήθην; future middle ἐπικαλέσομαι; 1 aorist middle ἐπεκαλεσάμην; the Sept. very often for קָרָא;
1. to put a name upon, to surname: τινα (Xenophon, Plato, others), Matthew 10:25 G T Tr WH (Rec. ἐκάλεσαν); passive ἐπικαλούμενος, he who is surnamed, Luke 22:3 R G L; Acts 10:18; Acts 11:13; Acts 12:12; Acts 15:22 R G; also ὅς ἐπικαλεῖται, Acts 10:5, 32; ἐπικληθείς, Matthew 10:3 (R G); Acts 4:36; Acts 12:25; equivalent to ὅς ἐπεκλήθη, Acts 1:23. Passive with the force of a middle (cf. Winers Grammar, § 38, 3), to permit oneself to be surnamed: Hebrews 11:16; middle with τινα: 1 Peter 1:17 εἰ πατέρα ἐπικαλεῖσθε τόν etc. i. e. if ye call (for yourselves) on him as father, i. e. if ye surname him your father.
2. ἐπικαλεῖται τό ὄνομα τίνος ἐπί τινα, after the Hebrew פ עַל פ... שֵׁם נִקְרָא..., "the name of one is named upon some one, i. e. he is called by his name or declared to be dedicated to him" (cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus iii., p. 1232a): Acts 15:17 from Amos 9:12 (the name referred to is the people of God); James 2:7 (the name οἱ τοῦ Χριστοῦ).
3. τίνι with the accusative of the object; properly, to call something to one (cf. English to cry out upon (or against) one); "to charge something to one as a crime or reproach; to summon one on any charge, prosecute one for a crime; to blame one for, accuse one of" (Aristophanes pax 663; Thucydides 2, 27; 3, 36; Plato, legg. 6, 761 e.; 7, 809 e.; Dio Cass. 36, 28; 40, 41 and often in the orators (cf. under the word κατηγορέω)): εἰ τῷ οἰκοδεσπότῃ Βηλζεβουλ ἐπεκάλεσαν (i. e. accused of commerce with Beelzebul, of receiving his help, cf. Matthew 9:34; Matthew 12:24; Mark 3:22; Luke 11:15), πόσῳ μᾶλλον τοῖς ὀικιακοις αὐτοῦ, Matthew 10:25 L WH marginal reading after Vat. (see 1 above), a reading defended by Rettig in the Studien und Kritiken for 1838, p. 477ff and by Alexander Buttmann (1873) in the same journal for 1860, p. 343, and also in his N. T. Gram. 151 (132); (also by Weiss in Meyer edition 7 at the passage). But this expression (Beelzebul for the help of Beelzebul) is too hard not to be suggestive of the emendation of some ignorant scribe, who took offence because (with the exception of this passage) the enemies of Jesus are nowhere in the Gospels said to have called him by the name of Beelzebul.
4. to call upon (like German anrufen), to invoke; middle, to call upon for oneself, in one's behalf: anyone as a helper, Acts 7:59, where supply τόν κύριον Ἰησοῦν (βοηθόν, Plato, Euthyd., p. 297 c.; Diodorus 5, 79); τινα μάρτυρα, as my witness, 2 Corinthians 1:23 (Plato, legg. 2, 664 c.); as a judge, i. e. to appeal to one, make appeal unto: Καίσαρα, Acts 25:11; Acts 26:32; Acts 28:19; (τόν Σεβαστόν, Acts 25:25); followed by the infinitive passive Acts 25:21 (to be reserved).
5. Hebraistically (like יְהוָה בְּשֵׁם קָרָא to call upon by pronouncing the name of Jehovah, Genesis 4:26; Genesis 12:8; 2 Kings 5:11, etc.; cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, p. 1231{b} (or his Hebrew Lexicon, under the word קָרָא); an expression finding its explanation in the fact that prayers addressed to God ordinarily began with an invocation of the divine name: Psalm 3:2; Psalm 6:2; Psalm 7:2, etc.) ἐπικαλοῦμαι τό ὄνομα τοῦ κυρίου, I call upon (on my behalf) the name of the Lord, i. e. to invoke, adore, worship, the Lord, i. e. Christ: Acts 2:21 (from Joel 2:32 (Joel 3:5)); Acts 9:14,21; 22:16; Romans 10:13; 1 Corinthians 1:2; τόν κύριον, Romans 10:12; 2 Timothy 2:22; (often in Greek writings ἐπικαλεῖσθαι τούς Θεούς, as Xenophon, Cyril 7, 1, 35; Plato, Tim., p. 27 c.; Polybius 15, 1, 13).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
4:26; 12:8
2 Kings
5:11
Psalms
3:2; 6:2; 7:2
Joel
2:32; 3:5
Amos
9:12
Matthew
9:34; 10:3; 10:25; 10:25; 12:24
Mark
3:22
Luke
11:15; 22:3
Acts
1:23; 2:21; 4:36; 7:59; 9:14; 9:21; 10:5; 10:18; 10:32; 11:13; 12:12; 12:25; 15:17; 15:22; 22:16; 25:11; 25:21; 25:25; 26:32; 26:32; 28:19
Romans
10:12; 10:13
1 Corinthians
1:2
2 Corinthians
1:23
2 Timothy
2:22
Hebrews
11:16
James
2:7
1 Peter
1:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1941 matches the Greek ἐπικαλέω (epikaleō),
which occurs 32 times in 32 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:3 - Φίλιππος καὶ Βαρθολομαῖος Θωμᾶς καὶ Μαθθαῖος τελώνης Ἰάκωβος τοῦ Ἁλφαίου καὶ Θαδδαῖος
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:3 - εἰσῆλθεν δὲ Σατανᾶς εἰς Ἰούδαν τὸν καλούμενον Ἰσκαριώτην ὄντα ἐκ τοῦ ἀριθμοῦ τῶν δώδεκα
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 1:23 - καὶ ἔστησαν δύο Ἰωσὴφ τὸν καλούμενον Βαρσαββᾶν ὃς ἐπεκλήθη G1941 Ἰοῦστος καὶ Μαθθίαν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:21 - καὶ ἔσται πᾶς ὃς ἂν ἐπικαλέσηται G1941 τὸ ὄνομα κυρίου σωθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:36 - Ἰωσὴφ δὲ ἐπικληθεὶς G1941 Βαρναβᾶς ἀπὸ τῶν ἀποστόλων ἐστιν μεθερμηνευόμενον υἱὸς παρακλήσεως Λευίτης Κύπριος τῷ γένει
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:59 - καὶ ἐλιθοβόλουν τὸν Στέφανον ἐπικαλούμενον G1941 καὶ λέγοντα κύριε Ἰησοῦ δέξαι τὸ πνεῦμά μου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:14 - καὶ ὧδε ἔχει ἐξουσίαν παρὰ τῶν ἀρχιερέων δῆσαι πάντας τοὺς ἐπικαλουμένους G1941 τὸ ὄνομά σου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:21 - ἐξίσταντο δὲ πάντες οἱ ἀκούοντες καὶ ἔλεγον οὐχ οὗτός ἐστιν πορθήσας εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ τοὺς ἐπικαλουμένους G1941 τὸ ὄνομα τοῦτο καὶ ὧδε εἰς τοῦτο ἐληλύθει ἵνα δεδεμένους αὐτοὺς ἀγάγῃ ἐπὶ τοὺς ἀρχιερεῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:5 - καὶ νῦν πέμψον ἄνδρας εἰς Ἰόππην καὶ μετάπεμψαι Σίμωνά τινα ὃς ἐπικαλεῖται G1941 Πέτρος
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:18 - καὶ φωνήσαντες ἐπυνθάνοντο εἰ Σίμων ἐπικαλούμενος G1941 Πέτρος ἐνθάδε ξενίζεται
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:32 - πέμψον οὖν εἰς Ἰόππην καὶ μετακάλεσαι Σίμωνα ὃς ἐπικαλεῖται G1941 Πέτρος οὗτος ξενίζεται ἐν οἰκίᾳ Σίμωνος βυρσέως παρὰ θάλασσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:13 - ἀπήγγειλεν δὲ ἡμῖν πῶς εἶδεν τὸν ἄγγελον ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ σταθέντα καὶ εἰπόντα ἀπόστειλον εἰς Ἰόππην καὶ μετάπεμψαι Σίμωνα τὸν ἐπικαλούμενον G1941 Πέτρον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:12 - συνιδών τε ἦλθεν ἐπὶ τὴν οἰκίαν τῆς Μαρίας τῆς μητρὸς Ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπικαλουμένου G1941 Μάρκου οὗ ἦσαν ἱκανοὶ συνηθροισμένοι καὶ προσευχόμενοι
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:25 - Βαρναβᾶς δὲ καὶ Σαῦλος ὑπέστρεψαν εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ πληρώσαντες τὴν διακονίαν συμπαραλαβόντες Ἰωάννην τὸν ἐπικληθέντα G1941 Μᾶρκον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:17 - ὅπως ἂν ἐκζητήσωσιν οἱ κατάλοιποι τῶν ἀνθρώπων τὸν κύριον καὶ πάντα τὰ ἔθνη ἐφ᾽ οὓς ἐπικέκληται G1941 τὸ ὄνομά μου
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:22 - τότε ἔδοξε τοῖς ἀποστόλοις καὶ τοῖς πρεσβυτέροις σὺν ὅλῃ τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ ἐκλεξαμένους ἄνδρας ἐξ αὐτῶν πέμψαι εἰς Ἀντιόχειαν σὺν τῷ Παύλῳ καὶ Βαρναβᾷ Ἰούδαν τὸν καλούμενον Βαρσαββᾶν καὶ Σιλᾶν ἄνδρας ἡγουμένους ἐν τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:16 - καὶ νῦν τί μέλλεις ἀναστὰς βάπτισαι καὶ ἀπόλουσαι τὰς ἁμαρτίας σου ἐπικαλεσάμενος G1941 τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:11 - εἰ μὲν οὖν ἀδικῶ καὶ ἄξιον θανάτου πέπραχά τι οὐ παραιτοῦμαι τὸ ἀποθανεῖν εἰ δὲ οὐδέν ἐστιν ὧν οὗτοι κατηγοροῦσίν μου οὐδείς με δύναται αὐτοῖς χαρίσασθαι Καίσαρα ἐπικαλοῦμαι G1941
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:12 - τότε Φῆστος συλλαλήσας μετὰ τοῦ συμβουλίου ἀπεκρίθη Καίσαρα ἐπικέκλησαι G1941 ἐπὶ Καίσαρα πορεύσῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:21 - τοῦ δὲ Παύλου ἐπικαλεσαμένου G1941 τηρηθῆναι αὐτὸν εἰς τὴν τοῦ Σεβαστοῦ διάγνωσιν ἐκέλευσα τηρεῖσθαι αὐτὸν ἕως οὗ ἀναπέμψω αὐτὸν πρὸς Καίσαρα
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:25 - ἐγὼ δὲ κατελαβόμην μηδὲν ἄξιον αὐτὸν θανάτου πεπραχέναι αὐτοῦ δὲ τούτου ἐπικαλεσαμένου G1941 τὸν Σεβαστὸν ἔκρινα πέμπειν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:32 - Ἀγρίππας δὲ τῷ Φήστῳ ἔφη ἀπολελύσθαι ἐδύνατο ἄνθρωπος οὗτος εἰ μὴ ἐπεκέκλητο G1941 Καίσαρα
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:19 - ἀντιλεγόντων δὲ τῶν Ἰουδαίων ἠναγκάσθην ἐπικαλέσασθαι G1941 Καίσαρα οὐχ ὡς τοῦ ἔθνους μου ἔχων τι κατηγορεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:12 - οὐ γάρ ἐστιν διαστολὴ Ἰουδαίου τε καὶ Ἕλληνος γὰρ αὐτὸς κύριος πάντων πλουτῶν εἰς πάντας τοὺς ἐπικαλουμένους G1941 αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:13 - πᾶς γὰρ ὃς ἂν ἐπικαλέσηται G1941 τὸ ὄνομα κυρίου σωθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:14 - πῶς οὖν ἐπικαλέσωνται G1941 εἰς ὃν οὐκ ἐπίστευσαν πῶς δὲ πιστεύσωσιν οὗ οὐκ ἤκουσαν πῶς δὲ ἀκούσωσιν χωρὶς κηρύσσοντος
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:2 - τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ τοῦ θεοῦ τῇ οὔσῃ ἐν Κορίνθῳ ἡγιασμένοις ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ κλητοῖς ἁγίοις σὺν πᾶσιν τοῖς ἐπικαλουμένοις G1941 τὸ ὄνομα τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἐν παντὶ τόπῳ αὐτῶν καὶ ἡμῶν
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:23 - ἐγὼ δὲ μάρτυρα τὸν θεὸν ἐπικαλοῦμαι G1941 ἐπὶ τὴν ἐμὴν ψυχήν ὅτι φειδόμενος ὑμῶν οὐκέτι ἦλθον εἰς Κόρινθον
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:22 - τὰς δὲ νεωτερικὰς ἐπιθυμίας φεῦγε δίωκε δὲ δικαιοσύνην πίστιν ἀγάπην εἰρήνην μετὰ τῶν ἐπικαλουμένων G1941 τὸν κύριον ἐκ καθαρᾶς καρδίας
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:16 - νῦν δὲ κρείττονος ὀρέγονται τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν ἐπουρανίου διὸ οὐκ ἐπαισχύνεται αὐτοὺς θεὸς θεὸς ἐπικαλεῖσθαι G1941 αὐτῶν ἡτοίμασεν γὰρ αὐτοῖς πόλιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:7 - οὐκ αὐτοὶ βλασφημοῦσιν τὸ καλὸν ὄνομα τὸ ἐπικληθὲν G1941 ἐφ᾽ ὑμᾶς
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:17 - καὶ εἰ πατέρα ἐπικαλεῖσθε G1941 τὸν ἀπροσωπολήμπτως κρίνοντα κατὰ τὸ ἑκάστου ἔργον ἐν φόβῳ τὸν τῆς παροικίας ὑμῶν χρόνον ἀναστράφητε

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