Word: L@XYI

Pronounce: yis-raw-ale'

Strong: H3478

Orig: from 8280 and 410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel. H8280 H410

Use: Proper Name Masculine

Grk Strong: G2474

    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
    2a) the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
    2b) the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
    2c) the name of the nation after the return from exile