1) to put a name upon, to surname
1a) to permit one's self to be surnamed
2) to be named after someone
3) to call something to one
3a) to cry out upon or against one
3b) to charge something to one as a crime or reproach
3c) to summon one on any charge, prosecute one for a crime
3d) to blame one for, accuse one of
4) to invoke
4a) to call upon for one's self, in one's behalf
4a1) any one as a helper
4a2) as my witness
4a3) as my judge
4a4) to appeal unto
5) to call upon by pronouncing the name of Jehovah
5a) an expression finding its explanation in the fact that prayers addressed to God ordinarily began with an invocation of the divine name
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 3:496,*
Middle voice from G1909 and G2564; to entitle; by implication to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.): - appeal (unto), call (on, upon), surname.
|(ἐπικαλέομαι τὸ ὄνομά τινος ἐπί τινα) be people of||11.28|
|a ask for help||33.176|
|b appeal to a higher court||56.15|
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
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