Ἰσραήλ

See also: Ισραήλ

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew ישראל (Yiśrāʼēl, struggling with El).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ἰσρᾱήλ (Isrāēl) (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."

InflectionEdit

The personal name rarely takes a definite article.

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