Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And Jacob gave that place the name of Peniel, saying, I have seen God face to face, and still I am living.
But it is not possible for you to see my face, for no man may see me and still go on living.
Driving out before you nations greater and stronger than you, to take you into their land and give it to you for your heritage, as at this day.
For what man is there in all the earth, who, hearing the voice of the living God as we have, out of the heart of the fire, has been kept from death?
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.
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.
And the Father himself who sent me has given witness about me. Not one of you has ever given ear to his voice; his form you have not seen.
And at these words the disciples went down on their faces in great fear.