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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Peniel or Penuel

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A town beyond the Jordan, and near the Jabbok; defended by a strong tower, which Gideon broke down because the men of Penuel refused to aid him against the Midianites, Judges 8:8-17 . It was restored by Jeroboam I, 1 Kings 12:25 . It received its name, the face of God, from Jacob's they're wrestling with the Angel Jehovah face to face, Genesis 32:30 .

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Peniel or Penuel'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. 1859.

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