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Yisra'el

The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3478  
Original WordWord Origin
larXyfrom (08280) and (0410)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Yisra'elNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
yis-raw-ale'   Proper Name Masculine
 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 the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
    3. the name of the nation after the return from exile
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2504
Israel 2485, Israel's 13, Israelites 5, Israelites* 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Genesis39
Exodus160
Leviticus59
Numbers209
Deuteronomy65
Joshua139
Judges154
Ruth4
1 Samuel130
2 Samuel101
1 Kings171
2 Kings146
1 Chronicles97
2 Chronicles162
Ezra29
Nehemiah19
Psalms60
Proverbs1
Ecclesiastes1
Solomon1
Isaiah87
Jeremiah122
Lamentations3
Ezekiel169
Daniel4
Hosea41
Joel3
Amos26
Obadiah1
Micah12
Nahum1
Zephaniah4
Zechariah5
Malachi5


Total2230
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Yisra'el". "The NAS Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .