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

“Why do you want to know my name?” the man replied. Then he blessed Jacob there.

30 Jacob named the place Peniel (which means “face of God”), for he said, “I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been spared.” 31 The sun was rising as Jacob left Peniel,[a] and he was limping because of the injury to his hip.

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  1. 32:31 Hebrew Penuel, a variant spelling of Peniel.

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