1941. epikaleó
Strong's Concordance
epikaleó: to call upon
Original Word: ἐπικαλέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epikaleó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee)
Definition: to call upon
Usage: (a) I call (name) by a supplementary (additional, alternative) name, (b) mid: I call upon, appeal to, address.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and kaleó
to call upon
NASB Translation
address (1), appeal (2), appealed (4), call (7), called (14), calling (1), calls (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1941: ἐπικαλέω

ἐπικαλέω, ἐπικαλῶ: 1 aorist ἐπεκαλεσα; (passive and middle, present ἐπικαλοῦμαι); perfect passive ἐπικέκλημαι; pluperfect 3 person singular ἐπεκέκλητο, and with neglect of augment (cf. Winers Grammar, § 12, 5; Buttmann, 33 (29)) ἐπικεκλητο (Acts 26:32 Lachmann); 1 aorist passive ἐπεκλήθην; future middle ἐπικαλέσομαι; 1 aorist middle ἐπεκαλεσάμην; the Sept. very often for קָרָא;

1. to put a name upon, to surname: τινα (Xenophon, Plato, others), Matthew 10:25 G T Tr WH (Rec. ἐκάλεσαν); passive ἐπικαλούμενος, he who is surnamed, Luke 22:3 R G L; Acts 10:18; Acts 11:13; Acts 12:12; Acts 15:22 R G; also ὅς ἐπικαλεῖται, Acts 10:5, 32; ἐπικληθείς, Matthew 10:3 (R G); Acts 4:36; Acts 12:25; equivalent to ὅς ἐπεκλήθη, Acts 1:23. Passive with the force of a middle (cf. Winers Grammar, § 38, 3), to permit oneself to be surnamed: Hebrews 11:16; middle with τινα: 1 Peter 1:17 εἰ πατέρα ἐπικαλεῖσθε τόν etc. i. e. if ye call (for yourselves) on him as father, i. e. if ye surname him your father.

2. ἐπικαλεῖται τό ὄνομα τίνος ἐπί τινα, after the Hebrew פ עַל פ... שֵׁם נִקְרָא..., "the name of one is named upon some one, i. e. he is called by his name or declared to be dedicated to him" (cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus iii., p. 1232a): Acts 15:17 from Amos 9:12 (the name referred to is the people of God); James 2:7 (the name οἱ τοῦ Χριστοῦ).

3. τίνι with the accusative of the object; properly, to call something to one (cf. English to cry out upon (or against) one); "to charge something to one as a crime or reproach; to summon one on any charge, prosecute one for a crime; to blame one for, accuse one of" (Aristophanes pax 663; Thucydides 2, 27; 3, 36; Plato, legg. 6, 761 e.; 7, 809 e.; Dio Cass. 36, 28; 40, 41 and often in the orators (cf. under the word κατηγορέω)): εἰ τῷ οἰκοδεσπότῃ Βηλζεβουλ ἐπεκάλεσαν (i. e. accused of commerce with Beelzebul, of receiving his help, cf. Matthew 9:34; Matthew 12:24; Mark 3:22; Luke 11:15), πόσῳ μᾶλλον τοῖς ὀικιακοις αὐτοῦ, Matthew 10:25 L WH marginal reading after Vat. (see 1 above), a reading defended by Rettig in the Studien und Kritiken for 1838, p. 477ff and by Alexander Buttmann (1873) in the same journal for 1860, p. 343, and also in his N. T. Gram. 151 (132); (also by Weiss in Meyer edition 7 at the passage). But this expression (Beelzebul for the help of Beelzebul) is too hard not to be suggestive of the emendation of some ignorant scribe, who took offence because (with the exception of this passage) the enemies of Jesus are nowhere in the Gospels said to have called him by the name of Beelzebul.

4. to call upon (like German anrufen), to invoke; middle, to call upon for oneself, in one's behalf: anyone as a helper, Acts 7:59, where supply τόν κύριον Ἰησοῦν (βοηθόν, Plato, Euthyd., p. 297 c.; Diodorus 5, 79); τινα μάρτυρα, as my witness, 2 Corinthians 1:23 (Plato, legg. 2, 664 c.); as a judge, i. e. to appeal to one, make appeal unto: Καίσαρα, Acts 25:11; Acts 26:32; Acts 28:19; (τόν Σεβαστόν, Acts 25:25); followed by the infinitive passive Acts 25:21 (to be reserved).

5. Hebraistically (like יְהוָה בְּשֵׁם קָרָא to call upon by pronouncing the name of Jehovah, Genesis 4:26; Genesis 12:8; 2 Kings 5:11, etc.; cf. Gesenius, Thesaurus, p. 1231{b} (or his Hebrew Lexicon, under the word קָרָא); an expression finding its explanation in the fact that prayers addressed to God ordinarily began with an invocation of the divine name: Psalm 3:2; Psalm 6:2; Psalm 7:2, etc.) ἐπικαλοῦμαι τό ὄνομα τοῦ κυρίου, I call upon (on my behalf) the name of the Lord, i. e. to invoke, adore, worship, the Lord, i. e. Christ: Acts 2:21 (from Joel 2:32 ()); ; Romans 10:13; 1 Corinthians 1:2; τόν κύριον, Romans 10:12; 2 Timothy 2:22; (often in Greek writings ἐπικαλεῖσθαι τούς Θεούς, as Xenophon, Cyril 7, 1, 35; Plato, Tim., p. 27 c.; Polybius 15, 1, 13).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
appeal unto, call on, invoke

Middle voice from epi and kaleo; to entitle; by implication, to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.) -- appeal (unto), call (on, upon), surname.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK kaleo

Forms and Transliterations
επεκαλείτο επεκαλεσάμην επεκαλεσαν επεκαλέσαν επεκάλεσαν ἐπεκάλεσαν επεκαλέσαντο επεκαλέσατο επεκάλεσε επεκαλέσω επεκαλούντο επεκεκλητο επεκέκλητο ἐπεκέκλητο επεκληθη επεκλήθη ἐπεκλήθη επεκλήθησαν επικαλεισθαι επικαλείσθαι επικαλείσθαί ἐπικαλεῖσθαι επικαλεισθε επικαλείσθε ἐπικαλεῖσθε επικαλειται επικαλείται ἐπικαλεῖται επικάλεσαι επικάλεσαί επικαλεσαμενος επικαλεσάμενος ἐπικαλεσάμενος επικαλεσαμενου επικαλεσαμένου ἐπικαλεσαμένου επικαλεσασθαι επικαλέσασθαι ἐπικαλέσασθαι επικαλέσασθε επικαλέσεσθε επικαλέσεται επικαλέσεταί επικαλέση επικαλέσησθέ επικαλεσηται επικαλέσηται επικαλέσηταί ἐπικαλέσηται επικαλέσομαι επικαλεσόμεθα επικαλέσονται επικαλέσονταί επικαλέσωμαι επικαλέσωμαί επικαλεσώμεθά επικαλεσωνται επικαλέσωνταί ἐπικαλέσωνται επικαλού επικαλουμαι επικαλούμαι ἐπικαλοῦμαι επικαλουμενοις επικαλουμένοις ἐπικαλουμένοις επικαλουμενον επικαλούμενον ἐπικαλούμενον επικαλουμενος επικαλούμενος ἐπικαλούμενος επικαλουμενου επικαλουμένου ἐπικαλουμένου επικαλουμενους επικαλουμένους ἐπικαλουμένους επικαλουμενων επικαλουμένων ἐπικαλουμένων επικαλούνταί επικέκληνται επικεκλησαι επικέκλησαι ἐπικέκλησαι επικεκληται επικέκληται επικέκληταί ἐπικέκληται επικληθεις επικληθείς ἐπικληθεὶς επικληθεν επικληθέν ἐπικληθὲν επικληθεντα επικληθέντα ἐπικληθέντα επικληθήναι επικληθήσεται επικληθήσομαι epekalesan epekálesan epekekleto epekeklēto epekékleto epekéklēto epeklethe epeklēthē epeklḗthe epeklḗthē epikaleisthai epikaleîsthai epikaleisthe epikaleîsthe epikaleitai epikaleîtai epikalesamenos epikalesámenos epikalesamenou epikalesaménou epikalesasthai epikalésasthai epikalesetai epikalesētai epikalésetai epikalésētai epikalesontai epikalesōntai epikalésontai epikalésōntai epikaloumai epikaloûmai epikaloumenois epikalouménois epikaloumenon epikaloumenōn epikalouménon epikalouménōn epikaloúmenon epikaloumenos epikaloúmenos epikaloumenou epikalouménou epikaloumenous epikalouménous epikeklesai epikeklēsai epikéklesai epikéklēsai epikekletai epikeklētai epikékletai epikéklētai epikletheis epikletheìs epiklētheis epiklētheìs epiklethen epiklethèn epiklēthen epiklēthèn epiklethenta epiklethénta epiklēthenta epiklēthénta
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 10:25 V-AIA-3P
GRK: οἰκοδεσπότην Βεελζεβοὺλ ἐπεκάλεσαν πόσῳ μᾶλλον
NAS: If they have called the head of the house
INT: master of the house Beelzebul they called how much more

Acts 1:23 V-AIP-3S
GRK: Βαρσαββᾶν ὃς ἐπεκλήθη Ἰοῦστος καὶ
NAS: (who was also called Justus),
KJV: Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and
INT: Barsabbas who was called Justus and

Acts 2:21 V-ASM-3S
GRK: ὃς ἂν ἐπικαλέσηται τὸ ὄνομα
KJV: [that] whosoever shall call on the name
INT: who anyhow shall call upon the name

Acts 4:36 V-APP-NMS
GRK: δὲ ὁ ἐπικληθεὶς Βαρνάβας ἀπὸ
NAS: birth, who was also called Barnabas
KJV: the apostles was surnamed Barnabas,
INT: moreover having been called Barnabas by

Acts 7:59 V-PPM-AMS
GRK: τὸν Στέφανον ἐπικαλούμενον καὶ λέγοντα
NAS: Stephen as he called on [the Lord] and said,
KJV: Stephen, calling upon [God], and
INT: Stephen invoking and saying

Acts 9:14 V-PPM-AMP
GRK: πάντας τοὺς ἐπικαλουμένους τὸ ὄνομά
NAS: to bind all who call on Your name.
KJV: to bind all that call on thy name.
INT: all who call on the name

Acts 9:21 V-PPM-AMP
GRK: Ἰερουσαλὴμ τοὺς ἐπικαλουμένους τὸ ὄνομα
NAS: those who called on this
KJV: them which called on this
INT: Jerusalem those who called on the name

Acts 10:5 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: τινα ὃς ἐπικαλεῖται Πέτρος
NAS: who is also called Peter;
KJV: [one] Simon, whose surname is Peter:
INT: a man who is called Peter

Acts 10:18 V-PPM/P-NMS
GRK: Σίμων ὁ ἐπικαλούμενος Πέτρος ἐνθάδε
NAS: Simon, who was also called Peter,
KJV: which was surnamed Peter,
INT: Simon who [is] called Peter here

Acts 10:32 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: Σίμωνα ὃς ἐπικαλεῖται Πέτρος οὗτος
NAS: who is also called Peter,
KJV: Simon, whose surname is Peter; he
INT: Simon who is called Peter he

Acts 11:13 V-PPM/P-AMS
GRK: Σίμωνα τὸν ἐπικαλούμενον Πέτρον
NAS: and have Simon, who is also called Peter,
KJV: Simon, whose surname is Peter;
INT: Simon who is called Peter

Acts 12:12 V-PPM/P-GMS
GRK: Ἰωάννου τοῦ ἐπικαλουμένου Μάρκου οὗ
NAS: of John who was also called Mark,
KJV: of John, whose surname was Mark;
INT: of John who is called Mark where

Acts 12:25 V-APP-AMS
GRK: Ἰωάννην τὸν ἐπικληθέντα Μάρκον
NAS: with [them] John, who was also called Mark.
KJV: John, whose surname was Mark.
INT: John the [one] having been called Mark

Acts 15:17 V-RIM/P-3S
GRK: ἐφ' οὓς ἐπικέκληται τὸ ὄνομά
KJV: my name is called, saith the Lord,
INT: upon whom has been called the name

Acts 22:16 V-APM-NMS
GRK: ἁμαρτίας σου ἐπικαλεσάμενος τὸ ὄνομα
NAS: your sins, calling on His name.'
KJV: sins, calling on the name
INT: sins of you having called on the name

Acts 25:11 V-PIM-1S
GRK: χαρίσασθαι Καίσαρα ἐπικαλοῦμαι
NAS: hand me over to them. I appeal to Caesar.
KJV: me unto them. I appeal unto Caesar.
INT: give up To Ceasar I appeal

Acts 25:12 V-RIM-2S
GRK: ἀπεκρίθη Καίσαρα ἐπικέκλησαι ἐπὶ Καίσαρα
NAS: he answered, You have appealed to Caesar,
KJV: answered, Hast thou appealed unto Caesar?
INT: answered To Ceasar you have appealed to Ceasar

Acts 25:21 V-APM-GMS
GRK: δὲ Παύλου ἐπικαλεσαμένου τηρηθῆναι αὐτὸν
NAS: But when Paul appealed to be held
KJV: when Paul had appealed to be reserved
INT: but Paul having appealed for to be kept himself

Acts 25:25 V-APM-GMS
GRK: δὲ τούτου ἐπικαλεσαμένου τὸν Σεβαστὸν
NAS: and since he himself appealed to the Emperor,
KJV: hath appealed to Augustus,
INT: and this one having appealed to the emporer

Acts 26:32 V-LIM-3S
GRK: εἰ μὴ ἐπεκέκλητο Καίσαρα
NAS: if he had not appealed to Caesar.
KJV: he had not appealed unto Caesar.
INT: if not he had appealed to Ceasar

Acts 28:19 V-ANM
GRK: Ἰουδαίων ἠναγκάσθην ἐπικαλέσασθαι Καίσαρα οὐχ
NAS: I was forced to appeal to Caesar,
KJV: [it], I was constrained to appeal unto Caesar;
INT: Jews I was compelled to appeal to Ceasar not

Romans 10:12 V-PPM-AMP
GRK: πάντας τοὺς ἐπικαλουμένους αὐτόν
NAS: for all who call on Him;
KJV: unto all that call upon him.
INT: all that call upon him

Romans 10:13 V-ASM-3S
GRK: ὃς ἂν ἐπικαλέσηται τὸ ὄνομα
KJV: whosoever shall call upon the name
INT: whosoever anyhow might call on the name

Romans 10:14 V-AIM-3P
GRK: Πῶς οὖν ἐπικαλέσωνται εἰς ὃν
NAS: then will they call on Him in whom
KJV: then shall they call on him in
INT: How then shall they call on [him] whom

1 Corinthians 1:2 V-PPM-DMP
GRK: πᾶσιν τοῖς ἐπικαλουμένοις τὸ ὄνομα
NAS: place call on the name
KJV: place call upon the name
INT: all those calling on the name

Strong's Greek 1941
30 Occurrences

ἐπεκάλεσαν — 1 Occ.
ἐπεκέκλητο — 1 Occ.
ἐπεκλήθη — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλεῖσθαι — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλεῖσθε — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλεῖται — 2 Occ.
ἐπικαλεσάμενος — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλεσαμένου — 2 Occ.
ἐπικαλέσασθαι — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλέσηται — 2 Occ.
ἐπικαλέσωνται — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλοῦμαι — 2 Occ.
ἐπικαλουμένων — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλουμένοις — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλούμενον — 2 Occ.
ἐπικαλούμενος — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλουμένου — 1 Occ.
ἐπικαλουμένους — 3 Occ.
ἐπικέκλησαι — 1 Occ.
ἐπικέκληται — 1 Occ.
ἐπικληθεὶς — 1 Occ.
ἐπικληθὲν — 1 Occ.
ἐπικληθέντα — 1 Occ.

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