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Genesis 32:30 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for, [said he], I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— So Jacob named the place Peniel, for [he said], “I have seen God face to face, yet my life has been preserved.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel—For I have seen God face to face, and my life has been preserved.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel; For I saw God, face to face; and my soul was delivered.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And Jacob calleth the name of the place Peniel: for 'I have seen God face unto face, and my life is delivered;'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And Jacob called the name of the place Phanuel, saying: I have seen God face to face, and my soul has been saved.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And Iacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I haue seene God face to face, and my life is preserued.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And Jacob called the name of that place, the Face of God; for, [said he], I have seen God face to face, and my life was preserved.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And Yaaqov called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen Elohim face to face, and my life is preserved.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And Ya`kv יַעֲקֹב 3290
{3290} Prime
יַעֲקֹב
Ya`aqob
{yah-ak-obe'}
From H6117; heel catcher (that is, supplanter); Jaakob, the Israelitish patriarch.
called 7121
{7121} Prime
קָרָא
qara'
{kaw-raw'}
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
z8799
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of the place 4725
{4725} Prime
מָקוֹם
maqowm
{maw-kome'}
From H6965; properly a standing, that is, a spot; but used widely of a locality (generally or specifically); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind).
Pnl פְּנִיאֵל: 6439
{6439} Prime
פְּנוּאֵל
P@nuw'el
{pen-oo-ale'}
From H6437 and H0410; face of God; Penuel or Peniel, a place East of Jordan; also (as Penuel) the name of two Israelites.
for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
I have seen 7200
{7200} Prime
רָאָה
ra'ah
{raw-aw'}
A primitive root; to see, literally or figuratively (in numerous applications, direct and implied, transitively, intransitively and causatively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
lhm אֱלֹהִים 430
{0430} Prime
אֱלֹהִים
'elohiym
{el-o-heem'}
Plural of H0433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative.
face 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
to x413
(0413) Complement
אֵל
'el
{ale}
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
face, 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
and my life 5315
{5315} Prime
נֶפֶשׁ
nephesh
{neh'-fesh}
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental).
is preserved. 5337
{5337} Prime
נָצַל
natsal
{naw-tsal'}
A primitive root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Genesis 32:24-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Genesis 32:30

Peniel — That is, the face of God, because there he had seen the appearance of God, and obtained the favour of God.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Jacob:

Genesis 32:31 And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh.

Peniel:

Genesis 28:19 And he called the name of that place Bethel: but the name of that city [was called] Luz at the first.
Judges 8:8 And he went up thence to Penuel, and spake unto them likewise: and the men of Penuel answered him as the men of Succoth had answered [him].
Judges 8:17 And he beat down the tower of Penuel, and slew the men of the city.
1 Kings 12:25 Then Jeroboam built Shechem in mount Ephraim, and dwelt therein; and went out from thence, and built Penuel.

Peniel:
i.e. the face of God, Peniel, or Penuel, was evidently situated near the ford of Jabbok, on the north of that stream, about forty miles from Jerusalem.

I have:

Genesis 16:13 And she called the name of the LORD that spake unto her, Thou God seest me: for she said, Have I also here looked after him that seeth 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 it were the body of heaven in [his] clearness. ... And upon the nobles of the children of Israel he laid not his hand: also they saw God, and did eat and drink.
Exodus 33:14 And he said, My presence shall go [with thee], and I will give thee rest.
Exodus 33:19-23 And he said, I will make all my goodness pass before thee, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before thee; and will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will shew mercy on whom I will shew mercy. ... And I will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen.
Numbers 12:8 With him will I speak mouth to mouth, even apparently, and not in dark speeches; and the similitude of the LORD shall he behold: wherefore then were ye not afraid to speak against my servant Moses?
Deuteronomy 5:24 And ye said, Behold, the LORD our God hath shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth.
Deuteronomy 34:10 And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face,
Judges 6:22-23 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. ... And the LORD said unto him, Peace [be] unto thee; fear not: thou shalt not die.
Judges 13:21-22 But the angel of the LORD did no more appear to Manoah and to his wife. Then Manoah knew that he [was] an angel of the LORD. ... And Manoah said unto his wife, We shall surely die, because we have seen God.
Isaiah 6:5 Then said I, Woe [is] me! for I am undone; 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 hosts.
John 1:18 No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared [him].
2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all, with open face beholding as in a glass the glory of the Lord, are changed into the same image from glory to glory, [even] as by the Spirit of the Lord.
2 Corinthians 4:6 For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.
Galatians 1:6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
Ephesians 1:17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:
Colossians 1:15 Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of every creature:
2 Timothy 1:10 But is now made manifest by the appearing of our Saviour Jesus Christ, who hath abolished death, and hath brought life and immortality to light through the gospel:
Hebrews 11:27 By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king: for he endured, as seeing him who is invisible.
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Gn 16:13; 28:19; 32:31. Ex 24:10; 33:14, 19. Nu 12:8. Dt 5:24; 34:10. Jg 6:22; 8:8, 17; 13:21. 1K 12:25. Is 6:5. Jn 1:18. 2Co 3:18; 4:6. Ga 1:6. Ep 1:17. Col 1:15. 2Ti 1:10. He 11:27.

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