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Genesis 32:28 (c) In that this is a new name given to Jacob, it is a type of the new relationship of the believer when he trusts CHRIST and becomes a Christian. Israel has been used as a type of the church because they were under the Blood of the Passover Lamb, they had a High Priest, they were separate from the nations, and they confessed that they were pilgrims looking for a city with foundations.

Some types which represent Israel in various aspects:

Adulterers, Hosea 7:4 (a)

Bride, Isaiah 62:5 (a)

Brood, Luke 13:34 (b)

Cake not turned, Hosea 7:8 (a)

Caldron, Ezekiel 11:3 (a)

Calves of the stall, Malachi 4:2 (a)

Cedar Trees, Numbers 24:6 (b)

Chickens, Matthew 23:37 (a)

Dust, Genesis 13:16 (a)

Fig Tree, Matthew 24:32 (b)

Great Lion, Numbers 23:24 (b)

Heifer (backsliding). Hosea 4:16 (a)

Jonah, Jonah 1:17 (c)

Lign aloes, Numbers 24:6 (a)

Olive tree, Romans 11:17 (b)

Sand, Genesis 22:17 (a)

Seething pot, Jeremiah 1:13 (a)

Sheep of His hand, Psalm 95:7 (a)

Sheep of His pasture, Psalm 100:3 (a)

Silly dove, Hosea 7:11 (a).

Spring of water, Isaiah 58:11 (a)

Stars, Genesis 22:17 (a)

Trees, Psalm 104:16 (b)

Unicorn, Numbers 24:8 (a)

Vine, Ezekiel 15:6 (a)

Virgin, 2 Kings 19:21 (b)

Watered garden, Isaiah 58:11 (a)

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Bibliography Information
Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Israel'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. 1957.

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