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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

Luke 14:8 “When you are invited (klēthēs | κληθῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg) by someone to a wedding feast, do not take a seat in a place of honor, lest someone more distinguished than you may have been invited (keklēmenos | κεκλημένος | perf pass ptcp nom sg masc) by your host,
Luke 14:9 and the one (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) who (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) invited (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) both you and him will say to you, ‘Give your place to this person,’ and then with shame you will proceed to take the least important place.
Luke 14:10 Rather, when you are invited (klēthēs | κληθῇς | aor pass subj 2 sg), go and recline in the least important place so that when the one (keklēkōs | κεκληκώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) who (keklēkōs | κεκληκώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) invited (keklēkōs | κεκληκώς | perf act ptcp nom sg masc) you comes he may say to you, ‘Friend, move up higher!’ Then you will have glory in the presence of all who are reclining at table with you.
Luke 14:12 Then he also said to the one who had invited (keklēkoti | κεκληκότι | perf act ptcp dat sg masc) him, “When you give a luncheon or a dinner do not invite your friends, or your brothers, or or rich neighbors, in case they also invite you in return, and there would be a repayment to you.
Luke 14:13 But when you give a feast, invite (kalei | κάλει | pres act imperative 2 sg) the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind.
Luke 14:16 But he said to him, “A man once gave a great banquet and invited (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) many guests.
Luke 14:17 And he sent his servant at the hour of the banquet to say to those who had been invited (keklēmenois | κεκλημένοις | perf pass ptcp dat pl masc), ‘Come, for everything is now ready.’
Luke 14:24 For I say to you that none of those men who were invited (keklēmenōn | κεκλημένων | perf pass ptcp gen pl masc) will taste my banquet.’”
Luke 15:19 I am no longer worthy to be called (klēthēnai | κληθῆναι | aor pass inf ) your son. Take me on as one of your hired servants.’
Luke 15:21 And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be called (klēthēnai | κληθῆναι | aor pass inf ) your son.’
Luke 19:2 There was a man called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy.
Luke 19:13 So, calling (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) ten of his servants, he gave them ten minas, and said to them, ‘Conduct business until I return.’
Luke 19:29 It happened that as he came near Bethphage and Bethany to the hill called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg neut) “The Mount of Olives,” he sent two of his disciples,
Luke 20:44 David thus calls (kalei | καλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) him ‘Lord.’ So how could he be his son?”
Luke 21:37 During the day he was in the temple teaching, but at night he went out and stayed on the hill called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg neut) “The Mount of Olives.”
Luke 22:3 Then Satan entered into Judas, the one called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) Iscariot, who was of the number of the twelve.
Luke 22:25 So Jesus said to them, “The kings of the nations exercise lordship over them and those in authority over them call (kalountai | καλοῦνται | pres pass ind 3 pl) themselves (kalountai | καλοῦνται | pres pass ind 3 pl) ‘benefactors.’
Luke 23:33 And when they came to the place called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) “The Skull,” there they crucified him and the criminals — one on his right and one on his left.
John 1:42 He brought him to Jesus. Jesus looked at him intently and said, “You are Simon, the son of John; you will be called (klēthēsē | κληθήσῃ | fut pass ind 2 sg) Cephas” (which is translated “Peter”).
John 2:2 Jesus and his disciples were also invited (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) to the wedding.
Acts 1:12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from a hill called (kaloumenou | καλουμένου | pres pass ptcp gen sg neut) “The Mount of Olives,” which is near Jerusalem, a Sabbath day’s walk away.
Acts 1:19 And it became known to all the inhabitants of Jerusalem, so that the field was called (klēthēnai | κληθῆναι | aor pass inf ) in their own language Akeldama, that is, “Field of Blood.”)
Acts 1:23 So they proposed two, Joseph called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) Barsabbas (who was called Justus), and Matthias.
Acts 3:11 While he clung to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them in the covered walkway called (kaloumenē | καλουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) Solomon’s Portico, utterly astounded.
Acts 4:18 So they called (kalesantes | καλέσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) them and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
Acts 7:58 When they had driven him out of the city, they began to stone him; and the witnesses laid their cloaks at the feet of a young man named (kaloumenou | καλουμένου | pres pass ptcp gen sg masc) Saul.
Acts 8:10 They all paid attention to him, from the least to the greatest, saying, “This man is the power of God, which is called (kaloumenē | καλουμένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) Great.”
Acts 9:11 Then the Lord told him, “Get up and go to the street called (kaloumenēn | καλουμένην | pres pass ptcp acc sg fem) ‘Straight,’ and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for even now he is praying,
Acts 10:1 There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion from the cohort that was called (kaloumenēs | καλουμένης | pres pass ptcp gen sg fem) the Italian,
Acts 13:1 Now there were in Antioch in the local church prophets and teachers, both Barnabas and Simeon who was called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, and Manaen, the foster-brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
Acts 14:12 Barnabas they called (ekaloun | ἐκάλουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) Zeus, and Paul, Hermes, because he was the chief speaker.
Acts 15:22 Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, together with the whole church, to send men chosen from among them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas — Judas called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) Barsabbas, and Silas, leading men among the brothers —
Acts 15:37 Now Barnabas wanted to take with them John who is called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) Mark.
Acts 24:2 And when he was summoned (klēthentos | κληθέντος | aor pass ptcp gen sg masc), Tertullus began to accuse him, saying: “Since we have enjoyed a long period of peace through your rule, and since reforms are being made in the nation by your foresight,
Acts 27:8 Sailing past it with difficulty, we came to a place called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) Fair Havens, near to which was the city Lasea.
Acts 27:14 But soon a violent wind, called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) the northeaster, rushed down from Crete.
Acts 27:16 Running under the lee of a small island called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg neut) Cauda, we were able with difficulty to get the dinghy under control.
Acts 28:1 And when we had escaped safely, then we learned that the island was (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) called (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) Malta.
Romans 4:17 As it is written, “I have made you the father of many nations.” He is our father, in the presence of God in whom he believed, the God who gives life to the dead and calls (kalountos | καλοῦντος | pres act ptcp gen sg masc) into being the things that do not exist.
Romans 8:30 And those he predestined, he (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) also called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg); and those he called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg), he also justified; and those he justified, he also glorified.
Romans 9:7 neither are they all children of Abraham because they are his descendants; on the contrary, “It is through Isaac that your descendants will be named.” (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg)
Romans 9:12 not because of works, but because of his call (kalountos | καλοῦντος | pres act ptcp gen sg masc) — it was said to her, “The older will serve the younger.”
Romans 9:24 even us, whom he has called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg), not only from the Jews, but also from the Gentiles.
Romans 9:25 As he also says in Hosea, “Those who were not my people, I will call (kalesō | καλέσω | fut act ind 1 sg) ‘my people,’ and her who was not beloved, I will call ‘beloved.’”
Romans 9:26 “And in the very place where God said to them, ‘You are not my people,’ there they will be called (klēthēsontai | κληθήσονται | fut pass ind 3 pl) ‘sons of the living God.’”
1 Corinthians 1:9 God is faithful, by whom you were called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
1 Corinthians 7:15 But if the unbelieving partner separates, let it be so. In such cases the brother or the sister is not bound. It is to peace that God has called (keklēken | κέκληκεν | perf act ind 3 sg) us.
1 Corinthians 7:17 Only, as the Lord has assigned to each person, as God has (keklēken | κέκληκεν | perf act ind 3 sg) called (keklēken | κέκληκεν | perf act ind 3 sg) each one, so let that person conduct his life. And thus I prescribe in all the churches.
1 Corinthians 7:18 If a man was already circumcised when he was called (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg), he should not conceal his circumcision. If a man was not circumcised when he was called (keklētai | κέκληται | perf pass ind 3 sg), he should not submit to circumcision.
1 Corinthians 7:20 Let each person continue in that condition in which he was called (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg).

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