Verb · A primitive root [rather identical with קרא (H7122) through the idea of accosting a person met]

A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (i.e. properly, address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications):—bewray (self), that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim(-ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.


  1. to call, call out, recite, read, cry out, proclaim
    1. (Qal)
      1. to call, cry, utter a loud sound
      2. to call unto, cry (for help), call (with name of God)
      3. to proclaim
      4. to read aloud, read (to oneself), read
      5. to summon, invite, call for, call and commission, appoint, call and endow
      6. to call, name, give name to, call by
    2. (Niphal)
      1. to call oneself
      2. to be called, be proclaimed, be read aloud, be summoned, be named
    3. (Pual) to be called, be named, be called out, be chosen

Usages (1/14)

Genesis 1:5


Pursuing to 2 Peter 3:8, this one day was 1000 years.

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Genesis 3:9

And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?

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Genesis 4:25


Seth compensation. Seth is Abel in the reincarnation.

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Genesis 17:5


Abraham Ahbaraham in the Hebrew: Father of a multitude.

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