Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #2474: Israel (pronounced is-rah-ale')

of Hebrew origin (3478); Israel (i.e. Jisrael), the adopted name of Jacob, including his descendants (literally or figuratively):--Israel.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



Israel = "he shall be a prince of God"

1) the name given to the patriarch Jacob (and borne by him in addition to his former name)

2) the family or descendants of Israel, the nation of Israel

3) Christians, the Israel of God (Galatians 6:16), for not all those who draw their bodily descent from Israel are true Israelites, i.e. are those whom God pronounces to be Israelites and has chosen to salvation

Part of Speech: adjective

Relation: of Hebrew origin H3478

Citing in TDNT: 3:356, 372


This word is used 72 times:

Matthew 2:6: "shall rule my people Israel."
Matthew 2:20: "go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the"
Matthew 2:21: "came into the land of Israel."
Matthew 8:10: "faith, no, not in Israel."
Matthew 9:33: "so seen in Israel."
Matthew 10:6: "the lost sheep of the house of Israel."
Matthew 10:23: "have gone over the cities of Israel, till the Son"
Matthew 15:24: "the lost sheep of the house of Israel."
Matthew 15:31: "they glorified the God of Israel."
Matthew 19:28: "the twelve tribes of Israel."
Matthew 27:9: "whom they of the children of Israel did value;"
Matthew 27:42: "save. If he be the King of Israel, let him now come down from"
Mark 12:29: "the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is"
Mark 15:32: "Let Christ the King of Israel descend now from the"
Luke 1:16: "many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their"
Luke 1:54: "He hath helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy;"
Luke 1:68: "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed"
Luke 1:80: "of his showing unto Israel."
Luke 2:25: "devout, waiting for the consolation of Israel: and the Holy Ghost was"
Luke 2:32: "the glory of thy people Israel."
Luke 2:34: "rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against;"
Luke 4:25: "widows were in Israel in the days of Elijah,"
Luke 4:27: "lepers were in Israel in the time of Elisha the prophet;"
Luke 7:9: "faith, no, not in Israel."
Luke 22:30: "the twelve tribes of Israel."
Luke 24:21: "he which should have redeemed Israel: and beside all"
John 1:31: "but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come"
John 1:49: "art the King of Israel."
John 3:10: "Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?"
John 12:13: "Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord."
Acts 1:6: "restore again the kingdom to Israel?"
Acts 2:36: "Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God"
Acts 4:8: "people, and elders of Israel,"
Acts 4:10: "to all the people of Israel, that by the name"
Acts 4:27: "the Gentiles, and the people of Israel, were gathered together,"
Acts 5:21: "and all the senate of the children of Israel, and"
Acts 5:31: "a Savior, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins."
Acts 7:23: "brethren the children of Israel."
Acts 7:37: "which said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God"
Acts 7:42: "in the book of the prophets,"
Acts 7:42: "in the book of the prophets,"
Acts 9:15: "and kings, and the children"
Acts 9:15: "and kings, and the children of Israel:"
Acts 10:36: "God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus"
Acts 13:17: "God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and"
Acts 13:23: "according to his promise raised unto Israel a Savior, Jesus:"
Acts 13:24: "of repentance to all the people of Israel."
Acts 28:20: "that for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain."
Romans 9:6: "For they are not all Israel, which are of Israel:"
Romans 9:6: "all Israel, which are of Israel:"

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