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In Genesis 32:30 after Ya’akov want’s to know the name of which he is wrestling with, the question is asked why he wants to know it’s name: (למה זה תשאל לשמי), I can’t find its source but I heard somewhere that the word לשמי is an acronym or combination for the words: לשנות שמו מיעקב לישראל To change his name from Yaakov to Yisrael.

Looking for a source which confirms this or is similar to it.

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