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" And Jacob asked him, and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there. And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved. "
The Works of of the Late Reverend Robert Traill - Page 198
by Robert Traill - 1810
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Reading Walter Benjamin: Writing Through the Catastrophe

Richard J. Lane - 2005 - 211 pages
...has struggled with and receives a blessing. He realizes that he has struggled with God: 'And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.'24 Not only is the place named, but Jacob is now permanently marked; the marking is transformed...
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God's Kingdom on Earth: A History of Mankind

Charles Anderson Godby, Jr. - 2005 - 528 pages
...meaning of his new name Israel. And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel / Penuel (Face-Of-God): for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved. And as the sun rose, Jacob passed over the place limping because of his thigh being out of place. And...
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The Rewards of Living the Christian Faith

Gene E. Bradley - 2005 - 112 pages
...the name "Israel" contains the name God (El); and Jacob called the place Peniel, "the face of God," for "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved." To place the two blessings in context, we read that Jacob had to flee from Esau who had vowed to kill...
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A Brief Biblical History: The Old Testament

F. J. Foakes-Jackson - 2005 - 260 pages
...from Jacob to Israel (God striveth). The awe-struck patriarch named the spot Peniel (The face of God), for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved, (Gen. xxxii. 24-31.) Jacob's meeting next day with Esau resulted in -a full reconciliation. He then...
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A Life of Agony and Praise

Deborah E. Willis - 2005 - 260 pages
...called the name of the place Peniel..." (Genesis 32:30). It was at that place that Jacob said, ". . .for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved" (Genesis 32:30). Oh how I know how Jacob must have felt. I was on my way to the "End of the Road,"...
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Why I'm a Mormon Instead of a Baptist

Waymon E. Meadows - 2006 - 159 pages
...Gods: God the Father and God the Son. Many people in the Bible have seen God face to face. "And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved" (Gen. 32:30). "And the Lord spake unto Moses face to face, as a man speaketh unto his friend" (Ex....
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Genesis

J. G. Vos - 2006 - 544 pages
...with, for in verse 30 he states, "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved." "And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved" (32:30). Peniel means "face of God." (Peniel is usually spelled "Penuel" in the Old Testament; the...
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The Prophecy and Testament: The Book of True Revealing

Robert L. Vincent, Jr., Consuelo M. Vincent - 2006 - 426 pages
...Testament: The Book of True Revealing, thrustnspirit.com; Email thrustnspirit@cs.com 364 204.09 And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved. And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh. 204. 10 Therefore...
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Wrestling with God: The Meditations of Richard Marius

Richard Marius - 2006 - 140 pages
...And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there. And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face and my life is preserved. (Genesis 32:24-30) This text is one of the more mysterious in the Bible. Jacob the patriarch, grandson...
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Good Morning Co-Workers...Your Daily Bread

Rev. Vernetta Y. Meyers
...And he said, Wherefore is it that thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there. And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved. And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh. Therefore the children...
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