same as Peniel, face or vision of God; that sees God

[[955]Peniel]

-1. Also called PENIEL .City built where Jacob wrestled with the angel Ge 32:31; Jud 8:8,9,17; 1Ki 12:25 -2. Chief of Gedor 1Ch 4:4 -3. A Benjamite 1Ch 8:25

Face of God, a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan and north of the river Jabbok. It is also called “Peniel.” Here Jacob wrestled (Gen. 32:24-32) “with a man” (“the angel”, Hos. 12:4. Jacob says of him, “I have seen God face to face”) “till the break of day.” A […]