Upon whom was the name Israel first bestowed?

Answer

"And He said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince has thou power with God
and with men, and has prevailed." Gen. 32: 28.
NOTE - Israel means a "prince," or "one who prevails with God."
 


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Upon whom is God's fury to be poured?
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Questions & Answers are from the book Bible Readings for the Home Circle