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Genesis 32:29-31 New Revised Standard Version, Anglicised (NRSVA)

29 Then Jacob asked him, ‘Please tell me your name.’ But he said, ‘Why is it that you ask my name?’ And there he blessed him. 30 So Jacob called the place Peniel,[a] saying, ‘For I have seen God face to face, and yet my life is preserved.’ 31 The sun rose upon him as he passed Penuel, limping because of his hip.

Footnotes:

  1. Genesis 32:30 That is The face of God
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Genesis 32:29-31 New International Version (NIV)

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

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

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

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

Footnotes:

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