ISRAEL / 3478

Original Word: larXy (proper name masculine)
Strong's Definition: from 08280 and 0410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.
Translated As:
IPD Definition: Israel = "God prevails"
  1. the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel
  2. the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob
    1. the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
    2. the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the10tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
    3. the name of the nation after the return from exile
Transliteration: Yisra'el
Phonetics: yis-raw-ale'
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