Glory of Israel

The word netsakh includes the ideas of pre-eminence and strength along with enduring and everlasting qualities. It can be translated “glory” or “strength.” God was the Glory of Israel and He is our glory because He is supreme in every way.

A name of God - Glory of Israel (Netsakh Yisra’el) pictured in the Hebrew text of 1 Sam. 15:29.

Glory of Israel (Netsakh Yisra’el) in the Hebrew text of 1 Sam. 15:29.

Glory of Israel in Hebrew:

Netsakh Yisra’el

Strong’s Concordance numbers: 5331, 3478

Bible reference: 1 Sam. 15:29

He who is the Glory of Israel does not lie or change his mind; for he is not a human being, that he should change his mind. (1 Samuel 15:29 NIV)

The KJV calls God the Strength of Israel.

A similar name is used of Jesus (Yeshua‘) in Luke. Simeon called Jesus the Glory of Your people Israel alongside another name, light of the gentiles.

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