Israel (disambiguation)

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Israel (Hebrew ישׂראל Yisra'el or Yiśrāēl, meaning "one who has struggled with God") was the name given to the biblical patriarch Jacob.

Some bible commentators have claimed that Israel is another name for Isaac rather than Jacob, or that it may mean either. This appears to be based on Amos 7:9, 16. But against this theory Genesis 32:22-28 clearly gives this name to Jacob, not to Isaac.

From this name are derived:

Israel is also a common given name. Famous people named Israel include:

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