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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2474 - Ἰσραήλ
Israel = "he shall be a prince of God"
- the name given to the patriarch Jacob (and borne by him in addition to his former name)
- the family or descendants of Israel, the nation of Israel
- Christians, the Israel of God (Gal 6:
(FlJ, Ἰσράηλος , -ου ), ὁ ,
(Heb. H3478, Genesis 32:28),
Israel: ὁ οἶκος Ἰ ., Acts 7:42 (LXX), al.; λαός , Acts 4:10; υὁοί , Acts 5:21, al.; αἱ φυλαὶ τοῦ Ἰ ., Matthew 19:28, al. By meton., for the Israelites, Matthew 2:6, Luke 1:54, Romans 11:2, al.; ὁ λαὸς Ἰ ., Acts 4:10; γῆ Ἰ ., Matthew 2:20-21; βασιλεὺς Ἰ ., Matthew 27:42, John 1:50; ἡ ἐλπὶς τοῦ Ἰ ., Acts 28:20; ὁ Ἰ . τοῦ θεοῦ (of Christians), Galatians 6:16; ὁ Ἰ . κατὰ σάρκα , 1 Corinthians 10:18.
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