10 God said to him, “Your name is Jacob,[a] but you will no longer be called Jacob; your name will be Israel.[b](A) So he named him Israel.

11 And God said to him, “I am God Almighty[c];(B) be fruitful and increase in number.(C) A nation(D) and a community of nations will come from you, and kings will be among your descendants.(E) 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.(F)(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 35:10 Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he deceives.
  2. Genesis 35:10 Israel probably means he struggles with God.
  3. Genesis 35:11 Hebrew El-Shaddai