Genesis 32:28
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֗אמֶר
And He saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3808 [e]לֹ֤א
3290 [e]יַעֲקֹב֙
559 [e]יֵאָמֵ֥ר
shall be calledV-Nifal-Imperf-3ms
5750 [e]עוֹד֙
8034 [e]שִׁמְךָ֔
Your nameN-msc | 2ms
3588 [e]כִּ֖י
518 [e]אִם־
3478 [e]יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
8280 [e]שָׂרִ֧יתָ
you have struggledV-Qal-Perf-2ms
5973 [e]עִם־
430 [e]אֱלֹהִ֛ים
5973 [e]וְעִם־
and withConj-w | Prep
376 [e]אֲנָשִׁ֖ים
3201 [e]וַתּוּכָֽל׃
and have prevailedConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-2ms

Hebrew Texts
בראשית 32:28 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֗אמֶר לֹ֤א יַעֲקֹב֙ יֵאָמֵ֥ר עֹוד֙ שִׁמְךָ֔ כִּ֖י אִם־יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל כִּֽי־שָׂרִ֧יתָ עִם־אֱלֹהִ֛ים וְעִם־אֲנָשִׁ֖ים וַתּוּכָֽל׃

בראשית 32:28 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר לא יעקב יאמר עוד שמך כי אם־ישראל כי־שרית עם־אלהים ועם־אנשים ותוכל׃

בראשית 32:28 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר לא יעקב יאמר עוד שמך כי אם־ישראל כי־שרית עם־אלהים ועם־אנשים ותוכל׃

בראשית 32:28 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר לא יעקב יאמר עוד שמך כי אם ישראל כי שרית עם אלהים ועם אנשים ותוכל׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."

King James Bible
And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your name will no longer be Jacob," He said. "It will be Israel because you have struggled with God and with men and have prevailed."
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Israel. i.e., a prince of God. as a prince. Or, according to the LXX., Vulgate, Houbigant, Dathe, and Rosenmuller, 'because thou hast power with God, thou shalt also prevail with men.' There is a beautiful antithesis between the two terms, with [Elohim,] Elohim, god, the Almighty, with [anashim,] anashim, weak, feeble men, as the word imports; seeing thou hast had power with the Almighty, surely thou shalt prevail over perishing mortals.


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