The first time Jacob is renamed Israel is by the "angel/divine being" when they finish "fighting". This is in Gen. 32:25. The second time he is renamed Israel is in Gen. 35:9, and this time the text ...
Jacob is renamed Israel by God as explained in this passage: Jacob was left alone. And a man wrestled with him until the break of dawn. When he saw that he had not prevailed against him, he ...
When born, Jacob is given the name "Jacob" meaning, "trickster, supplanter, heel grabber." After he wrestles at Jabbok, he is renamed "Israel" meaning "strives with God." However, after this ...