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29 Then Jacob asked Him, “Please tell me Your name.” But He said, “Why is it that you ask My name?” And He declared a blessing [of the covenant promises] on Jacob there. 30 So Jacob named the place Peniel (the face of God), saying, “For I have seen God face to face, yet my life has not been snatched away.” 31 Now the sun rose on him as he passed Penuel (Peniel), and he was limping because of his hip.

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29 Jacob said, “Please tell me your name.”(A)

But he replied, “Why do you ask my name?”(B) Then he blessed(C) him there.

30 So Jacob called the place Peniel,[a] saying, “It is because I saw God face to face,(D) and yet my life was spared.”

31 The sun rose above him as he passed Peniel,[b](E) and he was limping because of his hip.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 32:30 Peniel means face of God.
  2. Genesis 32:31 Hebrew Penuel, a variant of Peniel

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