Parallel Verses

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.

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 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 and said, I pray You, reveal Your name. And He said, Why do you ask after My name? And He blessed him there. 30 And Jacob called the name of the place Face of God; for I have seen God face to face, and my life is 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 Jehovah who had spoken to her, You are a God of vision! For she said, Even here have I looked after 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, and as the essence of the heavens for clearness.

Numbers 12:8

I will speak with him mouth to mouth, even clearly, and not in dark speeches. And he shall behold the likeness of Jehovah. Why then were you not afraid to speak against My servant Moses?

Exodus 33:19-23

And He said, I will make all My goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim the name of Jehovah before you. And I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will have mercy on whom I will have mercy.

Deuteronomy 5:24

and you said, Behold! Jehovah our God has revealed His glory and His greatness, and we have heard His voice out of the midst of the fire. We have seen today that God talks with man yet he still lives.

Isaiah 6:5

Then I said, Woe is me! For I am undone; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, Jehovah of Hosts.

John 1:18

No one has seen God at any time; the Only-begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, He has declared Him.

Genesis 28:19

And he called the name of that place The House of God. But the name of that city was Luz at first.

Exodus 33:14

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

Deuteronomy 34:10

And never since has a prophet like Moses arisen in Israel, whom Jehovah knew face to face,

Judges 6:22-23

And when Gideon saw that He was the Angel of Jehovah, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord God! Because I have seen the Angel of Jehovah face to face.

Judges 8:8

And he went up from there to Penuel, and spoke to them likewise. And the men of Penuel answered him like the men of Succoth had answered.

Judges 8:17

And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and killed the men of the city.

Judges 13:21-22

But the Angel of Jehovah did not appear any more to Manoah and to his wife. Then Manoah knew that He was an Angel of Jehovah.

1 Kings 12:25

And Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim and lived in it, and went out from there and built Penuel.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with our face having been unveiled, having beheld the glory of the Lord as in a mirror, are being changed into the same image from glory to glory, even as by the Lord Spirit.

2 Corinthians 4:6

For it is God who said, "Out of darkness Light shall shine;" who shone in our hearts to give the brightness of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

Galatians 1:6

I marvel that you so soon are being moved away from Him who called you into the grace of Christ, to another gospel,

Ephesians 1:17

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

Colossians 1:15

who is the image of the invisible God, the First-born of all creation.

2 Timothy 1:10

But it is now having been manifested by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has made death of no effect, bringing 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 invisible.

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