Israel

Jeremy L. Sasser jlsasser at fish.pair.com
Fri Sep 1 12:29:22 EDT 2000


Please back it up with proof or references.

On Fri, 1 Sep 2000, Liz Fried wrote:

> The name must be a verbal form, ysar, he will something.
> El will prevail, persist, endure, do battle.
> It is interesting that the theophoric is El and not YHWH.
> Liz
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bill Ross [mailto:wross at farmerstel.com]
> > Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 10:41 AM
> > To: Biblical Hebrew
> > Subject: RE: Israel
> > 
> > 
> > <LMB>
> > What does "Israel" literally mean, please?
> > 
> > <Bill>
> > Genesis 32:28  And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but
> > Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God [elohim] and 
> > with men, and
> > hast prevailed. {Israel: that is, A prince of God}
> > 
> > Bill Ross
> > 
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