3478. Yisrael
Strong's Concordance
Yisrael: "God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.
Original Word: יִשְׂרָאֵל
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Yisrael
Phonetic Spelling: (yis-raw-ale')
Definition: "God strives", another name of Jacob and his desc
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sarah and el
"God strives," another name of Jacob and his desc.
NASB Translation
Israel (2485), Israel's (13), Israelites (5), Israelites* (1).

יִשְׂרָאֵל proper name and derivatives, see below I. שׂרה.

יִשְׂרָאֵל2507 proper name, masculine and of a people Israel (El persisteth, persevereth (or jussive Let El persist) [usually contendeth (NesEg.60 ff.) or Let El contend (GrayProp. N. 218), but see DrHast. DB JACOB 530]; on vocalization see LagBN 131 f. Kit1Chronicles 4:16 (Hpt); MI5, + 5 t. ישראל; in Egyptian Y-si-r-'l SteindZAW xvi (1896), 331, compare BreastedBib. World ix (1897), 62 ff. PatonSyr. and Pal. 134; Assyrian Sir-'-lai (= יִשְׂרְאֵלִי) SchrKG 356 ff., 364; COT Genesis 36:31; 1 Kings 16:29. — On a possibly relation of ׳יִשׂ to proper name שָׂרַי, שָׂרָה see RSK 257, 2nd ed. 34; — compare שְׂרָיָה(וּׅ; — Ισραηλ:

1. proper name, masculine second name of Jacob Genesis 32:29 28t. Genesis (JE), Exodus 32:13 (JE), Hosea 12:13; Judges 18:29; Exodus 6:14; Numbers 1:20; Numbers 26:5 (all P), 2 Kings 17:34; 1 Chronicles 1:34 8t. Chronicles, Psalm 105:23; ׳בֵּית יִשׂ Ruth 4:11; ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ (literal) Genesis 42:5 3t. E, 2 t. P + Exodus 1:7 (P; transition to wider use), 1 Kings 18:31; 1 Chronicles 2:1 +; = 12 tribes Exodus 28:9 7t. P; ׳אֱלֹהֵי אַבְרָהָם יִצְחָק וְיִשׂ 1 Kings 18:36; 1 Chronicles 29:18; 2Chronicles 30:6.

2. proper name, of a people (usually masculineJudges 11:17f. but feminine 1 Samuel 17:21; 2 Samuel 24:9 [not "" 1 Chronicles 21:5], compare Dron the passage AlbrZAW xvi (1896), 57 f.): name of Hebrew nation; usually derived from

1, but ׳יִשׂ more common in early usage than ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ (see בֵּן p. 120:b):

a. (1) undivided kingdom; ׳יִשׂ Genesis 47:27 (J), Genesis 49:7 (poem in J) + 108 t. J E, Deuteronomy 1:1; Deuteronomy 18:6; Deuteronomy 33:10 (poem) + 76 t. D, Genesis 34:7; Exodus 12:15 42t. P; Judges 5:2,7 (twice in verse) + 104 t. Judges; often 1and 2Samuel; 1 Kings 1-12; ׳כָּליִֿשׂ of whole people 2 Samuel 8:15 +, of whole army 2 Samuel 11:1 +, opposed to Judah 2 Samuel 2:9 + (so also later). (2) ׳יִשׂ = Northern tribes, distinguished from Judah, even before disruption, 2 Samuel 2:9, compare 2 Samuel 2:10; 2 Samuel 3:10; 2 Samuel 4:1; 2 Samuel 5:5; 2 Samuel 12:7; 2 Samuel 20:1; 1 Kings 1:35; 1 Kings 4:20; 1 Kings 5:5 +; so at disruption 1 Kings 12:16 (3 t. in verse); 1 Kings 12:18,19; then usually of Northern kingdom, till its fall, 1 Kings 12:28; 1Ki 24:7; 1Ki 24:10 + very often Kings, Amos 1:1; Amos 2:6; Amos 3:14 +, Hosea 1:5; Hosea 4:15 (twice in verse); Hosea 5:3 (twice in verse); Hosea 5:5 +, Micah 1:13, etc. (3) ׳יִשׂ of Southern kingdom, Judah, rarely before fall of Samaria Isaiah 1:3; Isaiah 8:18; Micah 1:14,15, so ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ 1 Kings 12:17; after fall of Samaria, ׳יִשׂ (less often ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ) occurs of entire people, in reference to past or future 2 Kings 21:8; 2 Kings 23:22; Isaiah 17:9; Psalm 103:7; Jeremiah 2:3; Jeremiah 50:17,19 +; ׳יִשׂ also = Judah Jeremiah 2:14,31; Jeremiah 4:1 +, Ezekiel 13:2,4,16; Ezekiel 14:1,7,9 +, Isaiah 40:27; Isaiah 41:8; Isaiah 42:24 +, Ezra 2:59 = Nehemiah 7:61; Ezra 2:70; Ezra 3:11 +, Nehemiah 10:34; Nehemiah 10:3 +, Psalm 14:7 (twice in verse) = Psalm 53:7 (twice in verse), Psalm 147:2; Psalm 149:2 +, etc. (4) usage in Chronicles: ׳יִשׂ of whole people 1 Chronicles 2:7 110t., of Northern kingdom 2 Chronicles 11:1 16t., of Judah 2Chronicles 12:6; 19:8 9t. (5) ׳יִשׂ personified as ׳עֶבֶד י, Isaiah 44:1,21; Isaiah 49:3.

b. ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ, (1) of undivided people Exodus 1:12 (J), Exodus 3:9 (E) + 72 t. J E, Deuteronomy 3:18; Deuteronomy 10:6 25t. D, Genesis 32:33 327t. P; Judges 1:1 60t. Judges; seldom 1and 2Samuel, 1 Kings 1-12; in 1 Kings 13—2Kings 25 passive in reference to older history (rarely otherwise). (2) seldom of Northern kingdom Amos 2:11 9t. Amos, Hosea; 2Chronicles 13:12 7t. Chronicles. (3) of Judah (late) Ezekiel 2:3; Nehemiah 1:6 (twice in verse); Ezra 3:1; Joel 4:16 +, 2 Chronicles 31:5.

c. בֵּית ׳יִשׂ Exodus 16:31; Exodus 40:38 142t. (see בַּיִת 5d (δ); 81 t. Ezekiel, where = Judah; see especially Exodus 37:16); ׳שְׁנֵי בָֽתֵּי יִשׂ Isaiah 8:14.

d. other phrases, see sub אִישׁ, אֶרֶץ, בַּת, בְּתוּלָה, גְּבוּל, הַר, כִּסֵּא, מֶלֶךְ, (נטה) מַטֶּה, (יעד) עֵדָה, עַם, שֵׁבֶט; also (in epithet of ׳י) below אָבִיר, אוֺר, אֱלֹחִים, I. גָּוֺאל, מֶלֶךְ, מִקְוֶה (I. קוה), I. צוּר (V. צור), קָדוֺשׁ, I. רָעָה 1d (3).

e. ׳יִשׂ = the laity, opposed to priests, etc. (late): Ezra 10:25; Nehemiah 11:3; 1 Chronicles 9:2; ׳כָּליִֿשׂ Ezra 2:70; Ezra 10:5; ׳הָעָם יִשׂ Ezra 9:1; ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ Nehemiah 10:40, compare ׳שְׁאָר יִשׂ Nehemiah 11:20.

יִשְׂרָאֵל proper name, of a people Israel (Biblical Hebrew id., √ I. שָׂרָה); — ׳אֱלַהּ יִשׁ Ezra 5:1; Ezra 6:14; Ezra 7:15; ׳מֶלֶךְ לְיִשׂ Ezra 5:11; ׳בְּנֵי יִשׂ Ezra 6:16, ׳עַמָּא יִשׂ Ezra 7:13.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From sarah and 'el; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: --Israel.

see HEBREW sarah

see HEBREW 'el

Forms and Transliterations
בְּ֝יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל בְּיִשְׂרָ֫אֵ֥ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל֒ בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל בְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ בישראל בישראל׃ וְ֝יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל וְיִ֨שְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֨ל וְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ וְיִשְׂרָאֵל֙ וּ֝בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל וּבְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל וּלְיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וּלְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל וּלְיִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל וּמִֽיִּשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וּמִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֑ל ובישראל וישראל וישראל׃ ולישראל ומישראל יִ֝שְׂרָאֵ֗ל יִ֠שְׂרָאֵל יִ֭שְׂרָאֵל יִשְׂרָ֫אֵ֥ל יִשְׂרָֽאֵל׃ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֕ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֞ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֡ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל ׀ יִשְׂרָאֵ֤ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֤ל ׀ יִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל ׀ יִשְׂרָאֵ֧ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֧ל ׀ יִשְׂרָאֵ֨ל יִשְׂרָאֵ֨ל ׀ יִשְׂרָאֵֽ֑ל יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ יִשְׂרָאֵל֒ יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ יִשְׂרָאֵל֩ יִשְׂרָאֵל֮ יִשְׂרָאֵל׃ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל ישראל ישראל׃ כְּיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל כישראל לְ֝יִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֖ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֤ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל לְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ לְיִשְׂרָאֵל֙ לישראל לישראל׃ מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֑ל מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֖ל מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֗ל מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֛ל מִיִּשְׂרָאֵ֜ל מִיִּשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ מִיִּשְׂרָאֵל֒ מִיִּשְׂרָאֵל֙ מישראל מישראל׃ bə·yiś·rā·’êl ḇə·yiś·rā·’êl bəyiśrā’êl ḇəyiśrā’êl beYisraEl kə·yiś·rā·’êl kəyiśrā’êl keYisraEl lə·yiś·rā·’êl ləyiśrā’êl leYisraEl mî·yiś·rā·’êl mîyiśrā’êl miYisraEl ū·ḇə·yiś·rā·’êl ū·lə·yiś·rā·’êl ū·mî·yiś·rā·’êl ūḇəyiśrā’êl ūləyiśrā’êl uleYisraEl ūmîyiśrā’êl umiYisraEl uveYisraEl veYisraEl wə·yiś·rā·’êl wəyiśrā’êl yiś·rā·’êl yiśrā’êl YisraEl
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Englishman's Concordance
Genesis 32:28
HEB: כִּ֖י אִם־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל כִּֽי־ שָׂרִ֧יתָ
NAS: be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven
KJV: no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power
INT: for but Israel for have striven

Genesis 32:32
HEB: יֹאכְל֨וּ בְנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל אֶת־ גִּ֣יד
NAS: the sons of Israel do not eat
KJV: Therefore the children of Israel eat
INT: eat the sons of Israel the sinew of the hip

Genesis 33:20
HEB: אֵ֖ל אֱלֹהֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ ס
INT: God angels Israel

Genesis 34:7
HEB: נְבָלָ֞ה עָשָׂ֣ה בְיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל לִשְׁכַּב֙ אֶת־
NAS: a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying
KJV: folly in Israel in lying
INT: A disgraceful had done Israel lying for

Genesis 35:10
HEB: כִּ֤י אִם־ יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ יִהְיֶ֣ה שְׁמֶ֔ךָ
NAS: Jacob, But Israel shall be your name.
KJV: any more Jacob, but Israel shall be thy name:
INT: for but Israel to him your name

Genesis 35:10
HEB: אֶת־ שְׁמ֖וֹ יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NAS: Thus He called him Israel.
KJV: and he called his name Israel.
INT: called your name Israel

Genesis 35:21
HEB: וַיִּסַּ֖ע יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל וַיֵּ֣ט אָֽהֳלֹ֔ה
NAS: Then Israel journeyed on and pitched
KJV: And Israel journeyed, and spread
INT: journeyed Israel and pitched his tent

Genesis 35:22
HEB: וַיְהִ֗י בִּשְׁכֹּ֤ן יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ בָּאָ֣רֶץ הַהִ֔וא
NAS: It came about while Israel was dwelling
KJV: And it came to pass, when Israel dwelt
INT: came was dwelling Israel land he

Genesis 35:22
HEB: אָבִ֑֔יו וַיִּשְׁמַ֖ע יִשְׂרָאֵֽ֑ל פ וַיִּֽהְי֥וּ
NAS: concubine, and Israel heard
KJV: concubine: and Israel heard
INT: his father's heard and Israel came sons

Genesis 36:31
HEB: מֶ֖לֶךְ לִבְנֵ֥י יִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃
NAS: reigned over the sons of Israel.
KJV: any king over the children of Israel.
INT: king the sons of Israel

Genesis 37:3
HEB: וְיִשְׂרָאֵ֗ל אָהַ֤ב אֶת־
NAS: Now Israel loved Joseph
KJV: Now Israel loved Joseph
INT: now Israel loved Joseph

Genesis 37:13
HEB: וַיֹּ֨אמֶר יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל אֶל־ יוֹסֵ֗ף
NAS: Israel said to Joseph,
KJV: And Israel said unto Joseph,
INT: said Israel to Joseph

Genesis 42:5
HEB: וַיָּבֹ֙אוּ֙ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לִשְׁבֹּ֖ר בְּת֣וֹךְ
NAS: So the sons of Israel came
KJV: And the sons of Israel came to buy
INT: came the sons of Israel to buy among

Genesis 43:6
HEB: וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל לָמָ֥ה הֲרֵעֹתֶ֖ם
NAS: Then Israel said, Why
KJV: And Israel said,
INT: said Israel Why treat

Genesis 43:8
HEB: יְהוּדָ֜ה אֶל־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל אָבִ֗יו שִׁלְחָ֥ה
NAS: to his father Israel, Send
KJV: said unto Israel his father,
INT: Judah unto Israel to his father Send

Genesis 43:11
HEB: וַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֲלֵהֶ֜ם יִשְׂרָאֵ֣ל אֲבִיהֶ֗ם אִם־
NAS: Then their father Israel said
KJV: And their father Israel said
INT: said about Israel their father If

Genesis 45:21
HEB: כֵן֙ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וַיִּתֵּ֨ן לָהֶ֥ם
NAS: Then the sons of Israel did so;
KJV: And the children of Israel did
INT: so the sons of Israel gave and Joseph

Genesis 45:28
HEB: וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל רַ֛ב עוֹד־
NAS: Then Israel said, It is enough;
KJV: And Israel said, [It is] enough;
INT: said Israel is enough is still

Genesis 46:1
HEB: וַיִּסַּ֤ע יִשְׂרָאֵל֙ וְכָל־ אֲשֶׁר־
NAS: So Israel set out with all
KJV: And Israel took his journey
INT: set Israel all after

Genesis 46:2
HEB: וַיֹּ֨אמֶר אֱלֹהִ֤ים ׀ לְיִשְׂרָאֵל֙ בְּמַרְאֹ֣ת הַלַּ֔יְלָה
NAS: spoke to Israel in visions
KJV: spake unto Israel in the visions
INT: spoke God to Israel visions of the night

Genesis 46:5
HEB: וַיִּשְׂא֨וּ בְנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֜ל אֶת־ יַעֲקֹ֣ב
NAS: and the sons of Israel carried
KJV: and the sons of Israel carried
INT: carried and the sons of Israel Jacob their father

Genesis 46:8
HEB: שְׁמ֧וֹת בְּנֵֽי־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל הַבָּאִ֥ים מִצְרַ֖יְמָה
NAS: of the sons of Israel, Jacob
KJV: of the children of Israel, which came
INT: are the names of the sons of Israel went to Egypt

Genesis 46:29
HEB: וַיַּ֛עַל לִקְרַֽאת־ יִשְׂרָאֵ֥ל אָבִ֖יו גֹּ֑שְׁנָה
NAS: his father Israel; as soon as he appeared
KJV: to meet Israel his father,
INT: and went to meet Israel his father to Goshen

Genesis 46:30
HEB: וַיֹּ֧אמֶר יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל אֶל־ יוֹסֵ֖ף
NAS: Then Israel said to Joseph,
KJV: And Israel said unto Joseph,
INT: said Israel to Joseph

Genesis 47:27
HEB: וַיֵּ֧שֶׁב יִשְׂרָאֵ֛ל בְּאֶ֥רֶץ מִצְרַ֖יִם
NAS: Now Israel lived in the land
KJV: And Israel dwelt in the land
INT: lived now Israel the land of Egypt

2506 Occurrences

Strong's Hebrew 3478
2506 Occurrences

bə·yiś·rā·’êl — 111 Occ.
kə·yiś·rā·’êl — 1 Occ.
lə·yiś·rā·’êl — 50 Occ.
mî·yiś·rā·’êl — 32 Occ.
ū·lə·yiś·rā·’êl — 6 Occ.
ū·mî·yiś·rā·’êl — 2 Occ.
ū·ḇə·yiś·rā·’êl — 3 Occ.
ḇə·yiś·rā·’êl — 41 Occ.
yiś·rā·’êl — 2260 Occ.

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