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Epikaleomai

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   1941  
Original WordWord Origin
epikaleomaimiddle voice from (1909) and (2564)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Epikaleomai3:496,*
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee   Verb
 Definition
  1. to put a name upon, to surname
    1. to permit one's self to be surnamed
  2. to be named after someone
  3. to call something to one
    1. to cry out upon or against one
    2. to charge something to one as a crime or reproach
    3. to summon one on any charge, prosecute one for a crime
    4. to blame one for, accuse one of
  4. to invoke
    1. to call upon for one's self, in one's behalf
      1. any one as a helper
      2. as my witness
      3. as my judge
      4. to appeal unto
  5. to call upon by pronouncing the name of Jehovah
    1. an expression finding its explanation in the fact that prayers addressed to God ordinarily began with an invocation of the divine name
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 30
address 1, appeal 2, appealed 4, call 7, called 14, calling 1, calls 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Acts20
Romans3
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians1
2 Timothy1
Hebrews1
James1
1 Peter1


Total30
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Epikaleomai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.