1. A name given to Jacob
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And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. (32:24)

And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. (32:25)

And he said, Let me go, for the day breaketh. And he said, I will not let thee go, except thou bless me. (32:26)

And he said unto him, What [is] thy name? And he said, Jacob. (32:27)

And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed. (32:28)

And Jacob asked [him], and said, Tell [me], I pray thee, thy name. And he said, Wherefore [is] it [that] thou dost ask after my name? And he blessed him there. (32:29)

And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life is preserved. (32:30)

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

Therefore the children of Israel eat not [of] the sinew which shrank, which [is] upon the hollow of the thigh, unto this day: because he touched the hollow of Jacob's thigh in the sinew that shrank. (32:32)

--2 Kings--

Unto this day they do after the former manners: they fear not the Lord, neither do they after their statutes, or after their ordinances, or after the law and commandment which the Lord commanded the children of Jacob, whom he named Israel; (17:34)


He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God: (12:3)

Yea, he had power over the angel, and prevailed: he wept, and made supplication unto him: he found him [in] Bethel, and there he spake with us; (12:4)

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