[What’s in a name? Everything!]
Psalm 148:13 "Let them praise the name of the Lord: for his name alone is excellent. . . ."
Proverbs 30:4 "Who hath . . . descended? . . . what is his name, and what is his son's name, if thou canst tell?"
Psalm 9:10 "And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee. . . ."
Acts 4:10-12 ". . . Jesus Christ . . . none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved."
Philippians 2:5-11 "a name which is above every name . . . the name of Jesus"
[The Lord has about 300 biblical names. (See: "Names of the Lord" file.)]
[Satan has about 30 biblical names. (See: "Satan the Counterfeit Christ" file.)]
Romans 9:29 "Lord of Sabaoth" [Lord of Armies]
Hosea 2:16 "And it shall be at that day, saith the Lord, that thou shalt call me Ishi. . . ."
Revelation 19 (all) v. 12 ". . . and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself."
v. 13 ". . . and his name is called The Word of God."
v. 16 "And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS."
Titles That The Lord Condemns:
Matthew 23:8 "But be not ye called Rabbi: for one is your Master, even Christ; and all ye are brethren."
v. 9 "And call no man your father upon the earth: for one is your Father, which is in heaven."
v. 10 "Neither be ye called masters: for one is your Master, even Christ."
The Lord Names People:
Luke 1:5-22 ". . . thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son, and thou shalt call his name John."
vs. 57-61 "And his mother answered and said, Not so; but he shall be called John."
vs. 62-64 "And he asked for a writing table, and wrote, saying, His name is John."
The Lord Has Given New Names:
Genesis 17:1-5 "Neither shall thy name any more be called Abram, but thy name shall be Abraham"
Isaiah 62:1-4 ". . . and thou shalt be called by a new name, which the mouth of the Lord shall name."
John 1:37-42 "And when Jesus beheld him, he said, Thou art Simon the son of Jona: thou shalt be called Cephas. . . ."
The Lord Will Give New Names?:
Revelation 2:17 "To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it."
3:12 "Him that overcometh . . . I will write upon him my new name."
22:4 "And they shall see his face; and his name shall be in their foreheads."
Meanings of Names:
Abraham Genesis 1:5 "a father of many nations"
Babel Genesis 11:9 "confounded" ("the Lord did there confound the language")
Beulah Isaiah 62:4 "married"
Cephas John 1:42 "A stone."
Eve Genesis 3:20 "the mother of all living"
Gershom Exodus 2:22 "a stranger here" ("for he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.")
Hephzi-bah Isaiah 62:4 "the Lord delighteth in thee" "a fanciful name for Palestine"
I-chabod 1st Samuel 4:21 "the glory is departed"
Jacob Genesis 27:36 "supplanter" ("Is not he rightly named Jacob? for he hath supplanted me. . . .")
Moses Exodus 2:10 "drawn out of the water" (". . . she said, Because I drew him out of the water.")
Noah Genesis 5:29 "comfort"
Seth Genesis 4:25 "another"
1st John 3:1 "Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not."