Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day.
And Rachel will say, The wrestlings of God I wrestled with my sister; also I was able. And she will call his name Naphtali.
Strive earnestly to enter through the narrow gate: for many, I say to you, shall seek to enter in, and shall not be able.
And being in a violent struggle, he prayed more intently: and his sweat was as clots of blood coming down upon the earth.
And likewise also the Spirit takes hold together, and assists our weaknesses: for what we would pray for as we ought, we know not, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.
And I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by love of the Spirit, to fight together with me in prayers for me to God;
For the wrestling is not to us against blood and flesh, but against beginnings, against powers, against the chiefs of the world of darkness of this life, against spiritual things of wickedness in heavenly things.
For I wish you to know how great contest I have for you, and them in Laodicea, and as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Epaphras, who of you, greets you, a servant of Christ, always contending for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfected and completed in all the will of God.
Who in the days of his flesh, both prayers and supplications to him able to save him from death, with strong crying and tears, having offered, and listened to by means of circumspection;
And he will say, Thy name shall no more be said Jacob, but Israel, for thou wert a prince with God and with men, and thou shalt prevail.
The messenger redeeming me from all evil, shall bless the youths; and my name shall be called upon them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaak and they shall be increased into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
And a man was as a hiding of the spirit, and a covering of the tempest; as brooks of water in Zion, as the shadow of a weighty rock in a weary land.
In the belly he circumvented his brother, and by his strength he was a leader with God.
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man of earth, made of earth: the second man the Lord from heaven.
Breaking of the day
And Moses will stretch forth his hand over the sea, and the sea will turn back before the morning to its perpetuity. And the Egyptians fled at meeting it, and Jehovah will shake off Egypt in the midst of the sea.
Song of Songs 2:17
Until the day shall breathe and the shadows fled away, turn, thou, it being likened to thee, my beloved, to the roe, or to the fawn of the hind upon the mountains of section.