Israel

Liz Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Fri Sep 1 13:10:21 EDT 2000


Brown, Driver, Briggs, p. 975.
The root is srh.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy L. Sasser [mailto:jlsasser at fish.pair.com]
> Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 12:29 PM
> To: Liz Fried
> Cc: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: Israel
> 
> 
> 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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