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Genesis 32:28 English Standard Version (ESV)

28 Then he said, “Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel,[a] for you have striven with God and with men, and have prevailed.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 32:28 Israel means He strives with God, or God strives
English Standard Version (ESV)

The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. Copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers.

Genesis 32:28 New International Version (NIV)

28 Then the man said, “Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel,[a] because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome.”

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 32:28 Israel probably means he struggles with God.
New International Version (NIV)

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