NLTNew Living Translation
10saying, “Your name is Jacob, but you will not be called Jacob any longer. From now on your name will be Israel.”# Jacob sounds like the Hebrew words for “heel” and “deceiver.” Israel means “God fights.” So God renamed him Israel.
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