Biblical names

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Biblical names are those names which occur in the Bible, and are ascribed significance based on this occurrence. The below biblical quotes are from the translation of the King James Version (1611) of the Christian Holy Bible.

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  • A good name is better than precious ointment.
    • Ecclesiastes 7:1.
  • A good name is more desirable than great riches.
    • Proverb 22:1.
  • You shall not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
    • Exodus 20:16.
  • And as Peter knocked at the door of the gate, a damsel came to hearken, named Rhoda.
    • Acts 12:13
  • And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.
    • Matthew 1:25.
  • And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.
    • Acts 4:18
  • That men may know that thou, whose name alone is JEHOVAH, art the most high over all the earth.
    • Psalm 83:18
  • For as yet he was fallen upon none of them: only they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
    • Acts 8:16
  • And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS.
    • Luke 1:31
  • And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.
    • Matthew 27:32
  • To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary.
    • Luke 1:27
  • And Jesus asked him, saying, What is thy name? And he said, Legion: because many devils were entered into him.
    • Luke 8:30.
  • By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.
    • Acts 4:30
  • She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.
    • Matthew 1:21.
  • When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:
    • Matthew 27:57
  • Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father's name, they bear witness of me.
    • John 10:25.
  • But Jesus said, Forbid him not: for there is no man which shall do a miracle in my name, that can lightly speak evil of me.
    • Mark 9:39.
  • Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none; but such as I have give I thee: In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.
    • Acts 3:6
  • Then Simon Peter having a sword drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus.
    • John 18:10
  • But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
    • John 20:31
  • And I appeared unto Abraham, unto Isaac, and unto Jacob, by the name of God Almighty, but by my name JEHOVAH was I not known to them.
    • Exodus 6:3
  • And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
    • Revelation 13:8.
  • But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
    • Acts 9:15
  • But when they believed Philip preaching the things concerning the kingdom of God, and the name of Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women.
    • Acts 8:12
  • And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob: and Isaac was threescore years old when she bare them.
    • Genesis 25:26
  • And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles, and beaten them, they commanded that they should not speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.
    • Acts 5:40
  • Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
    • Acts 2:38
  • And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus' feet, and besought him that he would come into his house:
    • Luke 8:41.
  • And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
    • Matthew 9:9.
  • And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.
    • Isaiah 45:3.
  • And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
    • Luke 2:21.
  • And, behold, there was a man in Jerusalem, whose name was Simeon; and the same man was just and devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was upon him.
    • Luke 2:25
  • Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom God raised from the dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole.
    • Acts 4:10
  • But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly at Damascus in the name of Jesus.
    • Acts 9:27
  • The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
    • Revelation 17:8.
  • And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles; Simon, (whom he also named Peter,) and Andrew his brother, James and John, Philip and Bartholomew, Matthew and Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon called Zelotes,
    • Luke 6:13-15
  • Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus; Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.
    • Matthew 10:2-4

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