Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Called, a "name" (literally or figuratively) (authority, character)

Greek: ὄνομα, onoma (G3686)

211 King James Bible Verses


Here are called, name and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word ὄνομα mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G3686

Greek Base Word: ὄνομα

Usage: Called, (+ sur-)name(-d)

Definition: A "name" (literally or figuratively) (authority, character).

Detailed definition:

  1. Name: univ. of proper names.
  2. The name is used for everything which the name covers, everything the thought or feeling of which is aroused in the mind by mentioning, hearing, remembering, the name, i.e., for one's rank, authority, interests, pleasure, command, excellences, deeds etc.
  3. Persons reckoned up by name.
  4. The cause or reason named: on this account, because he suffers as a Christian, for this reason.

Derived terms: From a presumed derivative of the base of G1097 (compare G3685).

See also:

  1. G1097
  2. G3685


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɑ
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈɑ
  3. Transliteration: onoma
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: OH-noh-ma
  5. Modern Pronunciation: OH-noh-ma

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