Jacob would later call that place Peniel, because "I saw God face to face, but my life was spared."
"Please," Jacob implored him, "don't refuse. If I'm to receive favor from you, then receive this gift from me, because seeing your face is like seeing the face of God, since you have favorably accepted me.
May your face shine on your servant; in your gracious love, deliver me.
May the LORD turn to face you, lavishing peace on you!
was burned with fire, cut off, and destroyed on account of your rebuke.
I'll turn my face away from them so that they'll defile my treasured place. Robbers will enter and profane it!
except that they each had four faces, four pairs of wings,
Each had four faces. The first one was the face of a cherub, the second the face of a man, the third the face of a lion, and the fourth the face of an eagle.
Each one had four faces. Each one had four wings, and the form of human hands could be seen under their wings.
There were carved cherubim and palm trees, alternating with a palm tree between a cherub, and each cherub had two faces,
The form of their faces was human, but each of the four also had the face of a lion to the right, the face of an ox to the left, and the face of an eagle behind them.
As to the likeness of their faces, they were like what I had seen on the bank of the Chebar River. They each moved straight ahead.
His body was like beryl, his face flashed like lightning, his eyes were like flaming torches, his arms and legs were like polished bronze, and his speech roared like that of a crowd.
In his right hand he held seven stars, and out of his mouth came a sharp, two-edged sword. His face was like the sun when it shines with full force.
2 Corinthians 4:6
For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," has shone in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory in the face of Jesus the Messiah.
Then I saw another powerful angel come down from heaven. He was dressed in a cloud, and there was a rainbow over his head. His face was like the sun, and his legs were like columns of fire.