Parts of Speech Proper Name Masculine

Yisra'el 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
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from (08280) and (0410)
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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.

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