Genesis 32:28

“And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Iacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God, and with men, and hast preuailed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He said, "Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel; for you have striven with God and with men and have prevailed."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for thou hast striven with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And he said, Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel: for in your fight with God and with men you have overcome.
- Basic English Bible

And he said, Thy name shall not henceforth be called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast wrestled with God, and with men, and hast prevailed.
- Darby Bible

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God, and with men, and hast prevailed.
- Webster's Bible

He said, "Your name will no longer be called Jacob, but Israel; for you have fought with God and with men, and have prevailed."
- World English Bible

And he saith, `Thy name is no more called Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast been a prince with God and with men, and dost prevail.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

(32:29) And he said: 'Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel; for thou hast striven with God and with men, and hast prevailed.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 32:28

  • Ayannusi for verse 28
    When the angel said his name shall be no more Jacob, is because that name as be contaminated and needed to be change before he can enter into the plan of God for his life. Thou there is call of God upon his life but he had destroyed it with harm of flesh, so his name must be change 2cor 5:17

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