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

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 32:28 Israel probably means he struggles with God.

In the womb he grasped his brother’s heel;(A)
    as a man he struggled(B) with God.
He struggled with the angel and overcame him;
    he wept and begged for his favor.
He found him at Bethel(C)
    and talked with him there—

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