Parallel Verses

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."

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.

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 asked and said, "Please tell me your name." And he said, "Why do you ask this--for my name?" And he blessed him there. 30 Then Jacob called the name of the place Peniel [which means] "I have seen God face to face and my life was spared." 31 Then the sun rose upon him as he passed Penuel, and he was limping because of his hip.


Cross References

Genesis 16:13

So she called the name of Yahweh who spoke to her, "You [are] El-Roi," for she said, "Here I have seen after he who sees me."

Exodus 24:10-11

And they saw the God of Israel, and [what was] under his feet [was] like sapphire tile work and like the very heavens for clearness.

Numbers 12:8

I will speak to him mouth to mouth, [in] clearness, not in riddles; and he will look at the form of Yahweh. Why were you not afraid to speak against my servant, against Moses?"

Exodus 33:19-23

And he said, "I myself will cause all my goodness to pass over before you, and I will proclaim the name of Yahweh before you, and I will be gracious [to] whom I will be gracious, and I will show compassion [to] whom I will show compassion."

Deuteronomy 5:24

you said, 'Look, Yahweh our God has shown us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice from the midst of the fire; this day we have seen that God can speak with a human being, {yet he remains alive}.

Isaiah 6:5

And I said, "Woe to me! For I am destroyed! For I [am] a man {of unclean lips}, and I [am] living among a people {of unclean lips}, for my eyes have seen the king, Yahweh of hosts!"

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the one and only, God, the one who is in the bosom of the Father--that one has made [him] known.

Genesis 28:19

And he called the name of that place Bethel; however, the name of the city [was] formerly Luz.

Exodus 33:14

And he said, "My presence will go, and I will give you rest."

Deuteronomy 34:10

And not again has a prophet arisen in Israel like Moses, whom Yahweh knew face to face,

Judges 6:22-23

And Gideon realized that he [was] the angel of Yahweh; and Gideon said, "Oh, my lord Yahweh! For now I have seen the angel of Yahweh face to face."

Judges 8:8

He went from there [to] Penuel, and he spoke similarly to them; and the men of Penuel answered him just as the men of Succoth answered.

Judges 8:17

He broke down the tower of Penuel, and he killed the men of the city.

Judges 13:21-22

The angel of Yahweh did not appear again to Manoah and his wife, and then Manoah knew that he [was] a messenger of Yahweh.

1 Kings 12:25

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

2 Corinthians 3:18

And we all, with unveiled face, reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory into glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For God who said, "Light will shine out of darkness," [is the one] who has shined in our hearts for the enlightenment of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ.

Galatians 1:6

I am astonished that you are turning away so quickly from the one who called you by the grace of Christ to a different gospel,

Ephesians 1:17

that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, {the glorious Father}, may give you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him

Colossians 1:15

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation,

2 Timothy 1:10

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

Hebrews 11:27

By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the anger of the king, for he persevered as [if he] saw the invisible one.

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