Ἰσραήλ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew ישראל (Yiśrāʼēl, struggling with El).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ἰσρᾱήλ (Isrāḗl) (indeclinable); m

  1. Israel, a name given to the Jewish patriarch Jacob.
  2. Israel, the descendents of Jacob which formed a nation.
  3. the term is also often applied to the Christian community in the NT, the "New Israel."

Inflection[edit]

The personal name rarely takes a definite article.

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