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Lexicon :: Strong's G2564 - kaleō

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καλέω
Transliteration
kaleō (Key)
Pronunciation
kal-eh'-o
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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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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

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 148 times in 140 verses in the mgnt Greek.

Page 1 / 3 (Mat 1:21–Luk 14:7)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:21 - And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus,[fn] for he will save his people from their sins.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:23 - “Look! The virgin will conceive a child!
She will give birth to a son,
and they will call him Immanuel,[fn]
which means ‘God is with us.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 1:25 - But he did not have sexual relations with her until her son was born. And Joseph named him Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:7 - Then Herod called for a private meeting with the wise men, and he learned from them the time when the star first appeared.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:15 - and they stayed there until Herod’s death. This fulfilled what the Lord had spoken through the prophet: “I called my Son out of Egypt.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:23 - So the family went and lived in a town called Nazareth. This fulfilled what the prophets had said: “He will be called a Nazarene.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:21 - A little farther up the shore he saw two other brothers, James and John, sitting in a boat with their father, Zebedee, repairing their nets. And he called them to come, too.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:9 - God blesses those who work for peace,
for they will be called the children of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:19 - So if you ignore the least commandment and teach others to do the same, you will be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven. But anyone who obeys God’s laws and teaches them will be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:13 - Then he added, “Now go and learn the meaning of this Scripture: ‘I want you to show mercy, not offer sacrifices.’[fn] For I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:8 - “That evening he told the foreman to call the workers in and pay them, beginning with the last workers first.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 21:13 - He said to them, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves!”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:3 - When the banquet was ready, he sent his servants to notify those who were invited. But they all refused to come!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:4 - “So he sent other servants to tell them, ‘The feast has been prepared. The bulls and fattened cattle have been killed, and everything is ready. Come to the banquet!’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:8 - And he said to his servants, ‘The wedding feast is ready, and the guests I invited aren’t worthy of the honor.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:9 - Now go out to the street corners and invite everyone you see.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:43 - Jesus responded, “Then why does David, speaking under the inspiration of the Spirit, call the Messiah ‘my Lord’? For David said,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:45 - Since David called the Messiah ‘my Lord,’ how can the Messiah be his son?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:7 - They love to receive respectful greetings as they walk in the marketplaces, and to be called ‘Rabbi.’[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:8 - “Don’t let anyone call you ‘Rabbi,’ for you have only one teacher, and all of you are equal as brothers and sisters.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:9 - And don’t address anyone here on earth as ‘Father,’ for only God in heaven is your spiritual Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:10 - And don’t let anyone call you ‘Teacher,’ for you have only one teacher, the Messiah.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:14 - “Again, the Kingdom of Heaven can be illustrated by the story of a man going on a long trip. He called together his servants and entrusted his money to them while he was gone.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:8 - That is why the field is still called the Field of Blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:20 - He called them at once, and they also followed him, leaving their father, Zebedee, in the boat with the hired men.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 2:17 - When Jesus heard this, he told them, “Healthy people don’t need a doctor—sick people do. I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:31 - Then Jesus’ mother and brothers came to see him. They stood outside and sent word for him to come out and talk with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:17 - He said to them, “The Scriptures declare, ‘My Temple will be called a house of prayer for all nations,’ but you have turned it into a den of thieves.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:13 - But the angel said, “Don’t be afraid, Zechariah! God has heard your prayer. Your wife, Elizabeth, will give you a son, and you are to name him John.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:31 - You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:32 - He will be very great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his ancestor David.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:35 - The angel replied, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the baby to be born will be holy, and he will be called the Son of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:36 - What’s more, your relative Elizabeth has become pregnant in her old age! People used to say she was barren, but she has conceived a son and is now in her sixth month.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:59 - When the baby was eight days old, they all came for the circumcision ceremony. They wanted to name him Zechariah, after his father.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:60 - But Elizabeth said, “No! His name is John!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:61 - “What?” they exclaimed. “There is no one in all your family by that name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:62 - So they used gestures to ask the baby’s father what he wanted to name him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:76 - “And you, my little son,
will be called the prophet of the Most High,
because you will prepare the way for the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:4 - And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David’s ancient home. He traveled there from the village of Nazareth in Galilee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:21 - Eight days later, when the baby was circumcised, he was named Jesus, the name given him by the angel even before he was conceived.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:23 - The law of the Lord says, “If a woman’s first child is a boy, he must be dedicated to the LORD.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:32 - I have come to call not those who think they are righteous, but those who know they are sinners and need to repent.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:15 - Matthew,
Thomas,
James (son of Alphaeus),
Simon (who was called the zealot),
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:46 - “So why do you keep calling me ‘Lord, Lord!’ when you don’t do what I say?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:11 - Soon afterward Jesus went with his disciples to the village of Nain, and a large crowd followed him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:39 - When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would know what kind of woman is touching him. She’s a sinner!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:2 - along with some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases. Among them were Mary Magdalene, from whom he had cast out seven demons;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:10 - When the apostles returned, they told Jesus everything they had done. Then he slipped quietly away with them toward the town of Bethsaida.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:39 - Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:7 - When Jesus noticed that all who had come to the dinner were trying to sit in the seats of honor near the head of the table, he gave them this advice:

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