0 Why did God change Jacob's name to Israel?

Nebuchadnezzar ... did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles' feathers, and his nails like birds' claws. Daniel 4:33

Trivia: Where did Nebuchadnezzar see someone who looked like the son of God?

Why did God change Jacob's name to Israel?


Because Jacob beat God in a wrestling match

Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. Genesis 32:28

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