Category: Genesis 32:22-31

From Jacob to Israel: What’s in a Name?

Genesis 32:22-31 Names often have meaning, of course. I think for instance, of my hometown. At one point in its history it was called “Hangman’s Town” — referring to a more than unfortunate incident which took place downtown early in its existence. Later, community leaders renamed it to “Rochelle” — almost on a whim. Legend …

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