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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #2474 - Ἰσραήλ

Transliteration
Israḗl
Phonetics
is-rah-ale'  
Word Origin
of Hebrew origin (03478)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
3:356,372
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
Israel = "he shall be a prince of God"
  1. the name given to the patriarch Jacob (and borne by him in addition to his former name)
  2. the family or descendants of Israel, the nation of Israel
  3. Christians, the Israel of God (Gal 6:
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3478 ‑ יִשְׂרָאֵל (yis‑raw‑ale');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (70) NAS (51) HCS (68)
Matthew 12
Mark 2
Luke 12
John 4
Acts 16
Romans 10
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Galatians 1
Ephesians 1
Philippians 1
Hebrews 3
Revelation 3
Matthew 12
Mark 2
Luke 12
John 4
Acts 1
Romans 8
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Galatians 1
Ephesians 1
Philippians 1
Hebrews 3
Revelation 3
Matthew 12
Mark 2
Luke 12
John 4
Acts 15
Romans 11
1 Corinthians 1
2 Corinthians 2
Galatians 1
Ephesians 1
Philippians 1
Hebrews 3
Revelation 3
BYZ TIS TR
N-PRI 69
N-PRI 67
N-PRI 70
NA WH
N-ASM 6
N-DSM 11
N-GSM 44
N-NSM 4
N-VSM 1
N-PRI 73


Thayer's Expanded Definition
 Ἰσραήλ ( Josephus, Ἰσραηλος, Ἰσραηλου), , indeclinable, (יִשְׂרָאֵל, from שָׂרָה and אֵל, wrestler with God, Genesis 32:28; Hosea 12:4, cf. Genesis 35:10), Israel, a name given to the patriarch Jacob (and borne by him in addition to his former name from Genesis 32:28 on): οἶκος Ἰσραήλ, the family or descendants of Israel, the race of Israel ( A. V. the house of Israel), Matthew 10:6; Matthew 15:24; Acts 7:42 ( Exodus 16:31; 1 Samuel 7:2, and often); οἱ υἱοί Ἰσραήλ the (sons, i. e. the children, the) posterity of Israel, Luke 1:16; Acts 5:21; Acts 7:23,37; Romans 9:27; αἱ φυλαί τοῦ Ἰσραήλ, Matthew 19:28; Luke 22:30; Revelation 7:4. By metonymy, for the posterity of Israel i. e. the Israelites (a name of especially honor because it made reference to the promises of salvation through the Messiah, which were given to Jacob in preference to Esau, and to be fulfilled to his posterity (see Ἰουδαῖος, b.)): Matthew 2:6; Matthew 8:10; Matthew 9:33; Luke 1:54,68, 80; Acts 4:8 ( R G); Ephesians 2:12; Romans 11:2,7, 26, etc. ( Exodus 5:2; Exodus 11:7, and often); λαός Ἰσραήλ, Acts 4:10,27; γῆ Ἰσραήλ i. e. Palestine (( 1 Samuel 13:19, etc.)), Matthew 2:20f; βασιλεύς Ἰσραήλ, Matthew 27:42; John 1:49 (50); ἐλπίς τοῦ Ἰσραήλ Acts 28:20; Ἰσραήλ τοῦ Θεοῦ (genitive of possession), i. e. Christians, Galatians 6:16; Ἰσραήλ κατά σάρκα, Israelites by birth, i. e. Jews, 1 Corinthians 10:18; in an emphatic sense, οὐ γάρ πάντες οἱ ἐξ Ἰσραήλ κτλ., for not all those that draw their bodily descent from Israel are true Israelites, i. e. are those whom God pronounces to be Israelites and has chosen to salvation, Romans 9:6.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

Ἰσραήλ

(FlJ, Ἰσράηλος , -ου ), ,

indecl.

(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.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Ισραηλ Ἰσραήλ Ἰσραὴλ Israel Israēl Israḗl Israḕl

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