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 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.”

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.

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 And Jacob asked him and said, Tell me, I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Why dost thou ask after 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 And as he passed over Penuel, the sun rose upon him, and he limped upon his thigh.


Cross References

Genesis 16:13

And she called the name of the LORD that spoke unto her, Thou God that is seen: for she said, Have I not also here seen the back of him that sees me?

Exodus 24:10-11

and they saw the God of Israel; and there was under his feet as it were a paved work of a sapphire stone like unto the heaven when it is clear.

Numbers 12:8

With him I will speak mouth to mouth and by sight not by enigmas; he shall see the similitude of the LORD. Why then were ye not afraid to speak against my slave Moses?

Exodus 33:19-23

And he replied, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name that I AM before thee; and I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and will show clemency on whom I will show clemency.

Deuteronomy 5:24

and ye said, Behold, the LORD our God has shown us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire; we have seen this day that God does talk with man, and he lives.

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, Woe is me! for I am dead because I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for mine eyes have seen the King, the LORD of the hosts.

John 1:18

No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.

Genesis 28:19

And he called the name of that place Bethel, since the name of that city was called Luz at first.

Exodus 33:14

And he said, My presence shall go with thee, and I will give thee rest.

Deuteronomy 34:10

And there never arose a prophet since in Israel like Moses, who had known the LORD face to face,

Judges 6:22-23

And when Gideon perceived that he was the angel of the LORD, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord GOD! for I have seen the angel of the LORD face to face.

Judges 8:8

And he went up from there to Penuel and spoke unto them likewise; and those of Penuel answered him as the men of Succoth had answered him.

Judges 8:17

Likewise he beat down the tower of Penuel and slew the men of the city.

Judges 13:21-22

But the angel of the LORD did not appear any more to Manoah and to his wife. Then Manoah knew that he was the angel of the LORD.

1 Kings 12:25

And Jeroboam rebuilt Shechem in Mount Ephraim and dwelt therein, and going out from there, rebuilt Penuel.

2 Corinthians 3:18

Therefore we all, beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord with uncovered face, are transformed from glory to glory into the same likeness, even as by the Spirit of the Lord.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For the God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, has shined in our hearts to bring forth the light of the knowledge of the clarity of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 1:6

I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel,

Ephesians 1:17

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

Colossians 1:15

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature;

2 Timothy 1:10

but is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who has annulled death, and has brought life and incorruption to light through the gospel,

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.

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