Parts of Speech

n pr m

Root Word (Etymology)

from 8280 and 410, Greek 2474 Israhl

KJV Translation Count — 2505x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Israel (2489), Israelites (16)

Outline of Biblical Usage

srael = "God prevails"
1. the second name for Jacob given to him by God after his wrestling with the angel at Peniel
2. the name of the descendants and the nation of the descendants of Jacob
a. the name of the nation until the death of Solomon and the split
b. the name used and given to the northern kingdom consisting of the 10 tribes under Jeroboam; the southern kingdom was known as Judah
c. the name of the nation after the return from exile

Strong's Definitions

Yisra'el, yis-raw-ale'; from 8280 and 410; he will rule as God; Jisrael, a symbolical name of Jacob; also (typically) of his posterity: — Israel.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but H3478: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.


Therefore the children of H3478 eat not of the sinew which shrank, which is upon the hollow of the thigh, unto this day: because he touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew that shrank.


And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in H3478 in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done.


And God said unto him, Thy name is Jacob: thy name shall not be called any more Jacob, but H3478 shall be thy name: and he called his name H3478.


And H3478 journeyed, and spread his tent beyond the tower of Edar.


And it came to pass, when H3478 dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and H3478 heard it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:


And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of H3478.


Now H3478 loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colours.


And H3478 said unto Joseph, Do not thy brethren feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.


And the sons of H3478 came to buy corn among those that came: for the famine was in the land of Canaan.