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Type Country
Scripts יִשְׂרָאֵל(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. IZ-ree-əl(English)
IZ-ray-əl(English)
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Meaning & History

From the name of the Old Testament hero Jacob, who was also called ISRAEL. This was the name of an ancient kingdom that existed until the 8th century BC. The modern country of Israel is named for it.
Other Languages & CulturesYisra'el(Biblical Hebrew) Yisra'el(Hebrew)
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