Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when Gideon perceived that he was an angel of the LORD, Gideon said, Alas, O Lord GOD! for because I have seen an angel of the LORD face to face.
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.
And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die because we have seen God.
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?
And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel; for I have seen God face to face, and my soul was saved.
He further said, Thou canst not see my face; for no man shall see me and live.
(I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to show you the word of the LORD, for ye were afraid by reason of the fire and did not climb the mount), saying,
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.
No man has seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him.
Isaiah said these things when he saw his glory and spoke of him.