10 God said to him, “Your name is Jacob,[a] but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel.[b]” So he named him Israel.
11 And God said to him, “I am God Almighty[c]; be fruitful and increase in number. A nation and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.12 The land I gave to Abraham and Isaac I also give to you, and I will give this land to your descendants after you.”
Genesis 35:10Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he deceives.
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