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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

1 Corinthians 7:21 If you (eklēthēs | ἐκλήθης | aor pass ind 2 sg) were (eklēthēs | ἐκλήθης | aor pass ind 2 sg) a slave when called (eklēthēs | ἐκλήθης | aor pass ind 2 sg), do not be concerned about it. However, if you are able to gain your freedom, make the most of the opportunity.
1 Corinthians 7:22 For the one (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) who (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) was (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) called (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) by the Lord as a slave is a freedman of the Lord. Likewise, the one (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) who (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) was (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) called (klētheis | κληθείς | aor pass ptcp nom sg masc) as a free person is a slave of Christ.
1 Corinthians 7:24 Each one in the condition in which he was called (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg), brothers, in that condition let him remain with God.
1 Corinthians 10:27 If one of the unbelievers invites (kalei | καλεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) you to a meal and you decide to go, eat whatever is set before you, asking no question based on conscience.
1 Corinthians 15:9 For I am the least of the apostles, unworthy to be called (kaleisthai | καλεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God.
Galatians 1:6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called (kalesantos | καλέσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel —
Galatians 1:15 But when God, who had set me apart from my mother’s womb and called (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) me by his grace, was pleased
Galatians 5:8 Such persuasion does not come from the one who calls (kalountos | καλοῦντος | pres act ptcp gen sg masc) you.
Galatians 5:13 For you, brothers, were (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) to freedom. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to lead a life worthy of the calling with which you were called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl),
Ephesians 4:4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you also were called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) to the one hope of your calling;
Colossians 3:15 And let the peace of Christ be the ruling principle in your heart, your to which indeed you were called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) in one body. And be thankful. be
1 Thessalonians 2:12 So we exhorted you, encouraged you, and charged you to conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of God, who calls (kalountos | καλοῦντος | pres act ptcp gen sg masc) you into his own kingdom and glory.
1 Thessalonians 4:7 For God has (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) not called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) us for impurity, but in holiness.
1 Thessalonians 5:24 The one who calls (kalōn | καλῶν | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) you is faithful, and he will surely do it.
2 Thessalonians 2:14 And he called (ekalesen | ἐκάλεσεν | aor act ind 3 sg) you to this salvation through our gospel, that you might come to share the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Seize hold of the eternal life, to which you were called (eklēthēs | ἐκλήθης | aor pass ind 2 sg) and about which you confessed the good confession before many witnesses.
2 Timothy 1:9 who saved us and called (kalesantos | καλέσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) us to a holy calling, not because of our works but because of his own purpose and grace, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before time eternal,
Hebrews 2:11 For the one who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all of one origin. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to (kalein | καλεῖν | pres act inf ) call (kalein | καλεῖν | pres act inf ) them brothers,
Hebrews 3:13 But encourage one another every day, as long as it (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) is (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) called (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.
Hebrews 5:4 And no one takes this honor on his own accord, but receives it when called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) by God, just as Aaron also was.
Hebrews 9:15 And for this reason he is the mediator of a new covenant, so that those who (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) are (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) called (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) may receive the promised eternal inheritance, since a death has occurred that redeems them from the transgressions committed under that first covenant.
Hebrews 11:8 By faith Abraham obeyed when he was called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) to go out to a place which he would receive as an inheritance. He set out even though he did not know where he was going.
Hebrews 11:18 of whom he had been told, “It is through Isaac that descendants will be named (klēthēsetai | κληθήσεται | fut pass ind 3 sg) for you.”
James 2:23 And the scripture was fulfilled that says, “And Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) was (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) called (eklēthē | ἐκλήθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) the friend of God.
1 Peter 1:15 but, just as the one who called (kalesanta | καλέσαντα | aor act ptcp acc sg masc) you is holy, so also are you to be holy in all your conduct.
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, so that you may declare the glorious deeds of the one (kalesantos | καλέσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) who (kalesantos | καλέσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) called (kalesantos | καλέσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
1 Peter 2:21 For to this you have been called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl), because Christ also suffered for you, leaving behind for you an example so that you might follow in his footsteps.
1 Peter 3:6 just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling (kalousa | καλοῦσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) him “my lord.” You are her daughters if you do what is right and do not fear any intimidation.
1 Peter 3:9 not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but on the contrary blessing, because for this you were called (eklēthēte | ἐκλήθητε | aor pass ind 2 pl) that you might inherit a blessing.
1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, the one who has called (kalesas | καλέσας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) you into his eternal glory in Christ, will, after you have suffered a little while, himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has freely given to us everything we need for a life of godliness, through the knowledge of him who called (kalesantos | καλέσαντος | aor act ptcp gen sg masc) us by his own glory and might,
1 John 3:1 See what great love the Father has given to us, that we (klēthōmen | κληθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) should (klēthōmen | κληθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) be (klēthōmen | κληθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) called (klēthōmen | κληθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) children of God — and so we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
Revelation 1:9 I, John, your brother and partner in the tribulation and kingdom and patient endurance that are in Jesus, was on the island called (kaloumenē | καλουμένῃ | pres pass ptcp dat sg fem) Patmos on account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Revelation 11:8 and their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city, which symbolically is called (kaleitai | καλεῖται | pres pass ind 3 sg) Sodom, or Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified.
Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was thrown down, that ancient serpent, who is called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world — he was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.
Revelation 16:16 And the spirits gathered the kings to the place that in Hebrew is called (kaloumenon | καλούμενον | pres pass ptcp acc sg masc) Armageddon.
Revelation 19:9 And the angel said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed are those who (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) are (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) invited (keklēmenoi | κεκλημένοι | perf pass ptcp nom pl masc) to the marriage supper of the Lamb!’” He also said to me, “These are the true words of God.”
Revelation 19:11 Then I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse! The one riding it is called (kaloumenos | καλούμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) Faithful and True, and with justice he judges and makes war.
Revelation 19:13 He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called (keklētai | κέκληται | perf pass ind 3 sg) is the Word of God.

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