Meaning of Israel

English: Israel
Bangla: ইজ্রাইল
Hindi: इजराइल
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Capital: Jerusalem.

Definition: 2

the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people.

Definition: 3

a name given to Jacob after he had wrestled with the angel. Gen. 32:28.

Definition: 4

the northern kingdom of the Hebrews, including 10 of the 12 tribes, sometimes called by the name of the chief tribe, Ephraim. Capital: Samaria.

Definition: 5

a group considered by its members or by others as God's chosen people.