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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.

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 I have seen God face to face,” he said, “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

So Jacob named the place Peniel (the face of God), saying, “For I have seen God face to face, yet my life has not been snatched away.”

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.

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

God
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 said, What is your name? And he said, What is my name to you? Then he gave him a blessing. 30 And Jacob gave that place the name of Peniel, saying, I have seen God face to face, and still I am living. 31 And while he was going past Peniel, the sun came up. And he went with unequal steps because of his damaged leg.


Cross References

Genesis 16:13

And to the Lord who was talking with her she gave this name, You are a God who is seen; for she said, Have I not even here in the waste land had a vision of God and am still living?

Exodus 24:10-11

And they saw the God of Israel; and under his feet there was, as it seemed, a jewelled floor, clear as the heavens.

Numbers 12:8

With him I will have talk mouth to mouth, openly and not in dark sayings; and with his eyes he will see the form of the Lord: why then had you no fear of saying evil against my servant Moses?

Exodus 33:19-23

And he said, I will make all the light of my being come before you, and will make clear to you what I am; I will be kind to those to whom I will be kind, and have mercy on those on whom I will have mercy.

Deuteronomy 5:24

And said, The Lord has let us see his glory and his power, and his voice has come to us out of the fire: today we have seen that a man may go on living even after hearing the voice of God.

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, The curse is on me, and my fate is destruction; for I am a man of unclean lips, living among a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of armies.

John 1:18

No man has seen God at any time; the only Son, who is on the breast of the Father, he has made clear what God is.

Genesis 28:19

And he gave that place the name of Beth-el, but before that time the town was named Luz.

Exodus 33:14

And he said, I myself will go with you and give you rest.

Deuteronomy 34:10

There has never been another prophet in Israel like Moses, whom the Lord had knowledge of face to face;

Judges 6:22-23

Then Gideon was certain that he was the angel of the Lord; and Gideon said, I am in fear, O Lord God! for I have seen the angel of the Lord face to face.

Judges 8:8

So he went up from there to Penuel and made the same request to the men of Penuel; but they gave him the same answer as the men of Succoth had given.

Judges 8:17

And he had the tower of Penuel broken down and the men of the town put to death.

Judges 13:21-22

But the angel of the Lord was seen no more by Manoah and his wife. Then it was clear to Manoah that he was the angel of the Lord.

1 Kings 12:25

Then Jeroboam made the town of Shechem in the hill-country of Ephraim a strong place, and was living there; and from there he went out and did the same to Penuel.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face giving back as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord who is the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:6

Seeing that it is God who said, Let light be shining out of the dark, who has put in our hearts the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 1:6

I am surprised that you are being so quickly turned away from him whose word came to you in the grace of Christ, to good news of a different sort;

Ephesians 1:17

That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;

Colossians 1:15

Who is the image of the unseen God and existed before all living things;

2 Timothy 1:10

But has now been made clear by the revelation of our Saviour Christ Jesus, who put an end to death and made life unending come to light through the good news,

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he went out of Egypt, not being turned from his purpose by fear of the wrath of the king; for he kept on his way, as seeing him who is unseen.

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