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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Face and presence, expressed by the same word in Hebrew, are often put for the person himself, Genesis 48:11 Exodus 33:14 Isaiah 63:9 . No man has seen the face of God, that is, had a full revelation of his glory, Exodus 33:20 John 1:18 1 Timothy 6:16 . To see him "face to face," is to enjoy his presence, Genesis 32:30 Numbers 14:14 Deuteronomy 5:4 , and have a clear manifestation of his nature and grace, 1 Corinthians 13:12 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Face'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/f/face.html. 1859.