10 And God said to him, “Your name is Jacob; (A)no longer shall your name be called Jacob, but (B)Israel shall be your name.” So he called his name Israel.

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No longer shall your name be called Abram,[a] but (A)your name shall be Abraham,[b] (B)for I have made you the father of a multitude of nations.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 17:5 Abram means exalted father
  2. Genesis 17:5 Abraham means father of a multitude

27 And he said to him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Jacob.” 28 Then he said, (A)“Your name shall no longer be called Jacob, but Israel,[a] for (B)you have striven with God and (C)with men, and have prevailed.”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 32:28 Israel means He strives with God, or God strives

Isaac's Birth Promised

15 And God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but Sarah[a] shall be her name.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 17:15 Sarai and Sarah mean princess

31 Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord came, saying, (A)“Israel shall be your name,”

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34 To this day they do according to the former manner. They do not fear the Lord, and they do not follow the statutes or the rules or the law or the commandment that the Lord commanded the children of Jacob, (A)whom he named Israel.

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