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Eleloheisrael

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The name given by Jacob to the altar he erected near Shechem. God had just before altered his name into Israel, 'a prince of God;' Jacob connected the blessing involved in this name with a piece of land he bought, instead of with God's house at Bethel, and calls the altar he had erected 'God, the God of Israel.' Genesis 32:28 ; Genesis 33:20 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Eleloheisrael'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/e/eleloheisrael.html. 1897.

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