Israel - EasyEnglish Bible Dictionary

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Easy English definition for 'Israel':

Israel ~ (A) ~ God gave Jacob the name of Israel; Israel is all the people born of Abraham , Isaac and Jacob and their children; Israel is the group of people that God chose; that part of the land that God gave to the people of Israel where a king of the north ruled; all the people that are Jews and speak Hebrew .

Israel ~ (A) ~ name of the land that God gave to Jacob (Israel) and his sons.

Israel ~ (A) ~ the home country of the Jews . God gave Jacob the new name, Israel . The children of Israel are Jews or Israelites .

Israel ~ (B) ~ God changed the name of Jacob to Israel (Genesis 35). The sons of Jacob were the beginning of the nation of Israel . The land that God promised to them is the land of Israel .

Israel ~ (B) ~ God gave Jacob the name of Israel; Israel is all the people from the family of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob; Israel is the group of people God chose; the part of the land that God gave to the people of Israel where a king of the north ruled; the nation of the Jews and those who speak Hebrew .

Israel ~ (B) ~ After King Solomon died, his country became two countries. The north country was called Israel. The south country was called Judah .

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