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29 “Please,” Jacob inquired, “Tell me your name.”

But he asked, “Why are you asking about my name?” And he blessed Jacob[a] there.

30 Jacob would later call that place Peniel,[b] because “I saw God face to face, but my life was spared.”

31 The sun was rising above Jacob[c] as he crossed over from Peniel, limping due to his wounded thigh.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 32:29 Lit. him
  2. Genesis 32:30 The Heb. name means facing God
  3. Genesis 32:31 Lit. him

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