Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, "I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved."

King James Version

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Holman Bible

Jacob then named the place Peniel, "For," [he said,] "I have seen God face to face, and I have been delivered."

International Standard Version

Jacob would later call that place Peniel, because "I saw God face to face, but my life was spared."

A Conservative Version

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel, for, I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

American Standard Version

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for,'said he , I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Amplified

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel [the face of God], saying, For I have seen God face to face, and my life is spared and not snatched away.

Bible in Basic English

And Jacob gave that place the name of Peniel, saying, I have seen God face to face, and still I am living.

Darby Translation

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel For I have seen God face to face, and my life has been preserved.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel; for I have seen God face to face, and my soul was saved.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jacob will call the name of the place, the face of God: for I saw God lace to face, and my soul shall be saved.

King James 2000

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Jacob called the name of the place Peniel [which means] "I have seen God face to face and my life was spared."

Modern King James verseion

And Jacob called the name of the place Face of God; for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel, "for I have seen God face to face, and yet is my life reserved."

NET Bible

So Jacob named the place Peniel, explaining, "Certainly I have seen God face to face and have survived."

New Heart English Bible

Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for, he said, "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved."

The Emphasized Bible

So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel; For I saw God face to face; and my soul was delivered,

Webster

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.

World English Bible

Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for, he said, "I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jacob calleth the name of the place Peniel: for 'I have seen God face unto face, and my life is delivered;'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יעקב 
Ya`aqob 
Usage: 349

קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

the name
שׁם 
Shem 
Usage: 865

of the place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

פּניאל פּנוּאל 
P@nuw'el 
Usage: 9

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

to face
פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

and my life
נפשׁ 
Nephesh 
Usage: 753

Context Readings

Jacob Wrestles With God

29 Then Jacob asked him and said, "Please tell me your name." But he said, "Why is it that you ask my name?" And he blessed him there. 30 So Jacob named the place Peniel, for he said, "I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved." 31 Now the sun rose upon him just as he crossed over Penuel, and he was limping on his thigh.


Cross References

Genesis 16:13

Then she called the name of the LORD who spoke to her, "You are a God who sees"; for she said, "Have I even remained alive here after seeing Him?"

Exodus 24:10-11

and they saw the God of Israel; and under His feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.

Numbers 12:8

With him I speak mouth to mouth, Even openly, and not in dark sayings, And he beholds the form of the LORD. Why then were you not afraid To speak against My servant, against Moses?"

Exodus 33:19-23

And He said, "I Myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion on whom I will show compassion."

Deuteronomy 5:24

"You said, 'Behold, the LORD our God has shown us His glory and His greatness, and we have heard His voice from the midst of the fire; we have seen today that God speaks with man, yet he lives.

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, "Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I live among a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts."

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the only begotten God who is in the bosom of the Father, He has explained Him.

Genesis 28:19

He called the name of that place Bethel; however, previously the name of the city had been Luz.

Exodus 33:14

And He said, "My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest."

Deuteronomy 34:10

Since that time no prophet has risen in Israel like Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face,

Judges 6:22-23

When Gideon saw that he was the angel of the LORD, he said, "Alas, O Lord GOD! For now I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face."

Judges 8:8

He went up from there to Penuel and spoke similarly to them; and the men of Penuel answered him just as the men of Succoth had answered.

Judges 8:17

He tore down the tower of Penuel and killed the men of the city.

Judges 13:21-22

Now the angel of the LORD did not appear to Manoah or his wife again. Then Manoah knew that he was the angel of the LORD.

1 Kings 12:25

Then Jeroboam built Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and lived there And he went out from there and built Penuel.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God, who said, "Light shall shine out of darkness," is the One who has shone in our hearts to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Galatians 1:6

I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him.

Colossians 1:15

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.

2 Timothy 1:10

but now has been revealed by the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen.

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