Bible: Genesis 32:24-30

32:24 So Jacob was left alone. Then a man 1  wrestled 2  with him until daybreak. 3  32:25 When the man 4  saw that he could not defeat Jacob, 5  he struck 6  the socket of his hip so the socket of Jacob’s hip was dislocated while he wrestled with him.

32:26 Then the man 7  said, “Let me go, for the dawn is breaking.” 8  “I will not let you go,” Jacob replied, 9 unless you bless me.” 10  32:27 The man asked him, 11 What is your name?” 12  He answered, “Jacob.” 32:28 No longer will your name be Jacob,” the man told him, 13  “but Israel, 14  because you have fought 15  with God and with men and have prevailed.”

32:29 Then Jacob asked, “Please tell me your name.” 16 Why 17  do you ask my name?” the man replied. 18  Then he blessed 19  Jacob 20  there. 32:30 So Jacob named the place Peniel, 21  explaining, 22  “Certainly 23  I have seen God face to face 24  and have survived.” 25 

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