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Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hebrew ישראל (Yiśrāʼēl, struggling with El).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /iz.raˈel/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /iz.raˈil/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /iz.raˈil/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iz.raˈil/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Ἰσρᾱήλ (Isrāḗlm (indeclinable) (Koine, Byzantine)

    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."

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