καλέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καλέω
Greek transliteration: 
kaleō
Simplified transliteration: 
kaleo
Principal Parts: 
(ἐκάλουν), καλέσω, ἐκάλεσα, κέκληκα, κέκλημαι, ἐκλήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2564
GK Number: 
2813
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
148
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(2b)
Gloss: 
to call, invite, summon. The authority of the speaker dictates the nature of the calling (friends invite; kings summon). This is also translated to name, the giving of attribution to someone or something
Definition: 
to call, call to, Jn. 10:3; to call into one's presence, send for a person, Mt. 2:7; to summon, Mt. 2:15; 25:14; to invite, Mt. 22:9; to call to the performance of a certain thing, Mt. 9:13; Heb. 11:8; to call to a participation in the privileges of the Gospel, Rom. 8:30; 9:24; 1 Cor. 1:9; 7:18; to call to an office or dignity, Heb. 5:4; to name, style, Mt. 1:21; pass. to be styled, regarded, Mt. 5:9, 19

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 1:21 And she will bear a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.”
Matthew 1:23 “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and give birth to a son, and they shall name (kalesousin | καλέσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) him Emmanuel,” which translated means “God is with us.”
Matthew 1:25 but he had no marital relations with her until she had given birth to a son; and he named (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him Jesus.
Matthew 2:7 Then Herod secretly called (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) for the magi and found out from them exactly what time the star had appeared.
Matthew 2:15 and was there until the death of Herod. This was to fulfill what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet: “Out of Egypt I have called (ekalesa | ἐκάλεσα | aor act ind 1 sg) my son.”
Matthew 2:23 And he went and settled in a town called Nazareth, that what was spoken by the prophets might be fulfilled: “He (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) will (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) a Nazarene.”
Matthew 4:21 And going on from there, he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in a boat with Zebedee their father, preparing their nets. And he called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) to them.
Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will (klēthēsontai | κληθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) be (klēthēsontai | κληθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) called (klēthēsontai | κληθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) sons of God.
Matthew 5:19 Therefore whoever relaxes one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does them and teaches others, this person will (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) great in the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 9:13 Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I did not come to call (kalesai | καλέσαι | aor act inf ) the pious, but sinners, to repentance.”
Matthew 20:8 And when evening came, the owner of the vineyard said to his foreman, ‘Call (kaleson | κάλεσον | aor act imperative 2 sg) the workers and pay them their wages, beginning with the last and going back to the first.’
Matthew 21:13 And he said to them, “It stands written, ‘My house will (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) a house of prayer,’ but you are making it a den of thieves.”
Matthew 22:3 and sent his servants to call (kalesai | καλέσαι | aor act inf ) those who had been invited (keklēmenous | κεκλημένους | perf pass ptcp acc pl masc) to the feast; but they would not come.
Matthew 22:4 Then he sent other servants, saying, ‘Tell those who have been invited (keklēmenois | κεκλημένοις | perf pass ptcp dat pl masc), “See, I have prepared my banquet, my oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered, and everything is ready. Come to the wedding feast.”’
Matthew 22:8 Then he said to his servants, ‘The wedding feast is ready, but those who were invited (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) were not worthy.
Matthew 22:9 Go therefore to the busy intersections and invite (kalesate | καλέσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) everyone you can find to the wedding feast.’
Matthew 22:43 He said to them, “How then does (kalei | καλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) David in the Spirit call (kalei | καλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) him ‘Lord,’ saying,
Matthew 22:45 If therefore David calls (kalei | καλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) him ‘Lord,’ how can he be his son?”
Matthew 23:7 and greetings in the marketplaces, and to be called (kaleisthai | καλεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) ‘Rabbi’ by others.
Matthew 23:8 But you are (klēthēte | κληθῆτε | aor pass subj 2 pl) not to be called (klēthēte | κληθῆτε | aor pass subj 2 pl) ‘Rabbi,’ for you have but one teacher, and you are all brothers.
Matthew 23:9 And do (kalesēte | καλέσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) not call (kalesēte | καλέσητε | aor act subj 2 pl) anyone on earth your ‘father,’ for you have but one Father, and he is in heaven.
Matthew 23:10 Nor should you be called (klēthēte | κληθῆτε | aor pass subj 2 pl) ‘instructors,’ because Christ is your only instructor.
Matthew 25:14 “For the kingdom of heaven is like a man about to leave on a long trip, who called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) in his servants and entrusted his money to them.
Matthew 27:8 Therefore that field has been called (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) the “Field of Blood” to this very day.
Mark 1:20 And immediately he called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) them, and they left their father their Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.
Mark 2:17 When Jesus heard Jesus this he said to them, “Those who are in good health have no need have “Those who are in good health of a doctor, but those who are physically ill. who are I have not come to call (kalesai | καλέσαι | aor act inf ) the pious, but sinners, to repentance.”
Mark 3:31 Then came, his mother his and his brothers his came, and standing outside they sent word to him, calling (kalountes | καλοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) for him.
Mark 11:17 And he was teaching and saying to them, “Is it not written, ‘My house shall (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) a house of prayer for all the nations’? But you have made it ‘a hideout for robbers.’”
Luke 1:13 But the angel said to him: “Do not fear, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will call (kaleseis | καλέσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) his name John.
Luke 1:31 Look, you will conceive in your womb and give birth to a son, and you will call (kaleseis | καλέσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) his name Jesus.
Luke 1:32 This very one will be great, and will (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David.
Luke 1:35 And the angel answered, saying to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you: therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) the Son of God.
Luke 1:36 Look, your relative Elizabeth, she also has conceived a son in her old age; indeed, this is the sixth month with her who was called (kaloumenē | καλουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) barren.
Luke 1:59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child, and they wanted to call (ekaloun | ἐκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) him by the name of his father, Zechariah.
Luke 1:60 But his mother responded, saying, “No; he (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) is (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) rather to be called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) John.”
Luke 1:61 And they said to her, “There is no one among your relatives who is called (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) by this name.”
Luke 1:62 So they motioned to his father to find out what he would like him to be called (kaleisthai | καλεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ).
Luke 1:76 And you, child, will (klēthēsē | κληθήσῃ | fut pass ind 2 sg) be (klēthēsē | κληθήσῃ | fut pass ind 2 sg) called (klēthēsē | κληθήσῃ | fut pass ind 2 sg) prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways,
Luke 2:4 So Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) Bethlehem, because he was of the house and lineage of David,
Luke 2:21 When eight days had gone by and it was time to circumcise him, his name was called (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) Jesus, the name he was called (klēthen | κληθέν | aor pass ptcp nom sg neut) by the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
Luke 2:23 (as it is written in the law of the Lord: “Every male who first opens the womb will (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) be (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) called (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) holy to the Lord”)
Luke 5:32 I have not come to call (kalesai | καλέσαι | aor act inf ) righteous people, but sinners, to repentance.”
Luke 6:15 and Matthew, and Thomas, and James son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) a Zealot,
Luke 6:46 “Why do (kaleite | καλεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) you (kaleite | καλεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) call (kaleite | καλεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?
Luke 7:11 It happened soon afterward that Jesus went to a town called (kaloumenēn | καλουμένην | pres pass ptcp acc sg fem) Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him.
Luke 7:39 When the Pharisee who had (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) invited (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would know who and what kind of woman this is who is touching him — that she is a sinner.”
Luke 8:2 as well as certain women who had been healed from evil spirits and diseases (Mary who is called (kaloumenē | καλουμένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out,
Luke 9:10 When the apostles returned they recounted to Jesus all they had done; and he took them and withdrew privately to a town called (kaloumenēn | καλουμένην | pres pass ptcp acc sg fem) Bethsaida.
Luke 10:39 She had a sister called (kaloumenē | καλουμένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) Mary, who, after she had seated herself at the feet of the Lord, was listening to his teaching.
Luke 14:7 He began speaking a parable to those who had been invited (keklēmenous | κεκλημένους | perf pass ptcp acc pl masc) when he noticed how they were seeking out the places of honor. He said to them,

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