Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
κλῆσις, εως, ἡ
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call, calling; situation, station in life
a call, calling, invitation;, in NT the call or invitation to the privileges of the Gospel, Rom. 11:29; Eph. 1:18; the favor and privilege of the invitation, 2 Thess. 1:11; 2 Pet. 1:10; the temporal condition in which the call found a person, 1 Cor. 1:26; 7:20

Greek-English Concordance for κλῆσις

Romans 11:29 For the gifts and the calling (klēsis | κλῆσις | nom sg fem) of God are irrevocable.
1 Corinthians 1:26 Consider your calling (klēsin | κλῆσιν | acc sg fem), brothers: according to worldly standards, not many of you were wise, not many were influential, not many were of noble birth.
1 Corinthians 7:20 Let each person continue in that condition in which he was called.
Ephesians 1:18 I pray that, with the eyes of your heart enlightened, you may comprehend the hope to which he has called (klēseōs | κλήσεως | gen sg fem) you, what are the rich benefits of his glorious inheritance among the saints,
Ephesians 4:1 I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, exhort you to lead a life worthy of the calling (klēseōs | κλήσεως | gen sg fem) with which you were called,
Ephesians 4:4 There is one body and one Spirit, just as you also were called to the one hope of your calling (klēseōs | κλήσεως | gen sg fem);
Philippians 3:14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call (klēseōs | κλήσεως | gen sg fem) of God in Christ Jesus.
2 Thessalonians 1:11 With this in view we pray for you constantly, that our God will count you worthy of his calling (klēseōs | κλήσεως | gen sg fem), and by his power bring to fulfillment every good resolve and work of faith,
2 Timothy 1:9 who saved us and called us to a holy calling (klēsei | κλήσει | dat sg fem), 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 3:1 For this reason, holy brothers, you who share in the heavenly calling (klēseōs | κλήσεως | gen sg fem), consider that the apostle and high priest of whom our confession speaks, Jesus,
2 Peter 1:10 Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to confirm your call (klēsin | κλῆσιν | acc sg fem) and election. For by doing these things you will never come to ruin.