31 The sun shone on him as he passed by Penuel[a](A)—limping because of his hip. 32 That is why, still today, the Israelites don’t eat the thigh muscle that is at the hip socket: because he struck Jacob’s hip socket at the thigh muscle.[b]

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Footnotes

  1. 32:31 Variant of Peniel
  2. 32:32 Or tendon

Jeroboam’s Idolatry

25 Jeroboam built Shechem(A) in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. From there he went out and built Penuel.(B)

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