The Sons of Israel

Another title for this post could be “Israel.”
Another title for this post could be “Israelites.”
Another title for this post could be “The People of Israel.”

This is a subsidiary post of Sons.
It is also a subsidiary post of The People of God.
It is also a subsidiary post of Other Names for the Disciples of Jesus Christ.

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See also:  Israel (Jacob) in Names of Men Assigned by God

Under the old covenant, the sons of Israel were those who were physically descended from Israel (Jacob); under the new covenant, the sons of Israel are those who are spiritually descended from The Seed of Israel – Jesus of Nazareth.

Luke 1:16  –  “And he will turn many of the sons of Israel back to the Lord their God.”  –  This is an angel of the Lord speaking to Zacharias about his son John the Baptist.

John 1:47  –  “…’Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!'”  –  Compare with Psalm 73:1 below.

Romans 9:6, 7  –  “…For they are not all Israel who are descended from Israel…”  –  Compare with Romans 2:28, 29.

Galatians 6:16  –  “…peace and mercy be upon them, and upon the Israel of God.”

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Deuteronomy 6:4, 5  –  “Hear, O Israel…”

2 Samuel 7:8 (parallel to 1 Chronicles 17:7)  –  “…”I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people Israel.'”

2 Chronicles 15:3  –  “For many days Israel was without…”

1 Chronicles 17:7 (parallel to 2 Samuel 7:8)  –  “…’I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be leader over My people Israel.”

Nehemiah 2:10  –  “…it was very displeasing to them that someone had come to seek the welfare of the sons of Israel.”

Psalm 73:1  –  “Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart.  –  Compare with John 1:47 above.

Psalm 81:8 – “Hear, O My people, and I will admonish you; O Israel, if you would listen to Me!”

Psalm 81:11 – “But My people did not listen to My voice, And Israel did not obey Me.”

Psalm 81:13 – “Oh that My people would listen to Me, That Israel would walk in My ways!”

Psalm 148:14 – “…the sons of Israel, a people near to Him…”

Isaiah 31:6  –  “Return to Him from whom you have deeply defected, O sons of Israel.”

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