Hebrew - English Dictionary
H3479 - Israel
|Part of Speech:||Proper Name Masculine|
corresponding to H3478
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
a. the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
b. the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
c. the name of the nation after the return from exile
Israel ( 8 )
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.