Your name will no longer be Abram;[a] your name will be Abraham,[b] for I will make you the father of many nations.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 17:5 = The Father Is Exalted
  2. 17:5 = Father of a Multitude

28 “Your name will no longer be Jacob,”(A) he said. “It will be Israel[a] because you have struggled with God(B) and with men and have prevailed.”

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Footnotes

  1. 32:28 In Hb, the name Israel sounds like “he struggled (with) God.”

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