who prevails with God

(the prince that prevails with God). + The name given, (Genesis 32:28) to Jacob after his wrestling with the angel, (Hosea 12:4) at Peniel. Gesenius interprets Israel “soldier of God.” + It became the national name of the twelve tribes collectively. They are so called in (Exodus 3:16) and afterward. + It is used in […]

I. the kingdom.–The prophet Ahijah of Shiloh, who was commissioned in the latter days of Solomon to announce the division of the kingdom, left one tribe (Judah) to the house of David, and assigned ten to Jeroboam. (1 Kings 11:31,35) These were probably Joseph (Ephraim and Manasseh), Issachar, Zebulun, Asher, Naphtali, Benjamin, Dan, Simeon, Gad […]

– PROPHECIES CONCERNING .Of captivity, famine, and judgments 1Ki 14:15,16; 17:1; 20:13-28; 2Ki 7:1,2,17; 8:1; Isa 7:8; 8:4-7; 9:8-21; 17:3-11; 28:1-8; Ho 1:1-9; 2:1-13; 4; 8; 9; 10; 11:5,6; 12:7-14; 13; Am 2:6-16; 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9 .Of restoration Ho 2:14-23; 11:9-11; 13:13,14; 14:8 .Of the reunion of the ten tribes and […]

-1. A name given to Jacob Ge 32:24-32; 2Ki 17:34; Ho 12:3,4 -2. A name of the Messiah in prophecy Isa 49:3 -3. A name given to the descendants of Jacob, a nation .Also called ISRAELITES, and HEBREWS Ge 43:32; Ex 1:15; 9:7; 10:3; 21:2; Le 23:42; Jos 13:6 .Etc 1Sa 4:6; 13:3,19; 14:11,21; Php […]

The name conferred on Jacob after the great prayer-struggle at Peniel (Gen. 32:28), because “as a prince he had power with God and prevailed.” (See [301]JACOB.) This is the common name given to Jacob’s descendants. The whole people of the twelve tribes are called “Israelites,” the “children of Israel” (Josh. 3:17; 7:25; Judg. 8:27; Jer. […]

(B.C. 975-B.C. 722). Soon after the death of Solomon, Ahijah’s prophecy (1 Kings 11:31-35) was fulfilled, and the kingdom was rent in twain. Rehoboam, the son and successor of Solomon, was scarcely seated on his throne when the old jealousies between Judah and the other tribes broke out anew, and Jeroboam was sent for from […]