Word: epikaleomai

Pronounce: ep-ee-kal-eh'-om-ahee

Strongs Number: G1941

Orig: middle voice from 1909 and 2564; to entitle; by implication, to invoke (for aid, worship, testimony, decision, etc.):--appeal (unto), call (on, upon), surname. G1909

Use: TDNT-3:496,* Verb

Heb Strong: H2142 H4672 H5344 H6213 H7121 H7121 H7760 H7931 H8036

    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