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Strong's #6439 - פְּנִיאֵל

pen-oo-ale', pen-ee-ale'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H6437) and (H410)
Parts of Speech
proper locative noun, proper masculine noun
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Penuel or Peniel = “facing God”

1) a Benjamite, son of Shashak, brother of Iphedeiah of the family of Saul (noun proper masculine)

2) son of Hur, father of Gedor, and a descendant of Judah (noun proper masculine)

3) the place named by Jacob when he wrestled with God and located on the north bank of the Jabbok close to the Jordan (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (9)
Genesis 2
Judges 4
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
NAS (9)
Genesis 2
Judges 4
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
CSB (9)
Genesis 2
Judges 4
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
BSB (9)
Genesis 2
Judges 4
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
ESV (8)
Genesis 2
Judges 4
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 1
WEB (9)
Genesis 2
Judges 4
1 Kings 1
1 Chronicles 2
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 מְּנוּאֵל proper name ( face of God, compare GFM JU 8,8; late Assyrian Panîli Hilpr Univ. Pa. Exp. ix. 68); — Φανουηλ, but in Gen εἶδος (τοῦ) θεοῦ:

1. location east of Jordan, near Jabbok Genesis 32:32; Judges 8:8 (twice in verse); Judges 8:9,17; 1 Kings 12:25 = מְּנִיאֵל Genesis 32:31: site unknown; see especially Paine Bib.Sac.1878,481ff.

2. masculine a. in Judah 1 Chronicles 4:4.

b. in Benjamin 1 Chronicles 8:25 Qr (Kt פניאל).

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

פְּנִיאֵל [Peniel], see the preceding, No. 1 and 2, a.

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List of Word Forms
וּפְנוּאֵ֖ל וּפְנוּאֵל֙ ופנואל פְּנִיאֵ֑ל פְּנוּאֵ֑ל פְּנוּאֵ֔ל פְּנוּאֵ֖ל פְּנוּאֵֽל׃ פְנוּאֵ֔ל פְנוּאֵ֖ל פנואל פנואל׃ פניאל fenuEl pə·nî·’êl pə·nū·’êl p̄ə·nū·’êl pənî’êl peniEl pənū’êl p̄ənū’êl penuEl ū·p̄ə·nū·’êl ufenuEl ūp̄ənū’êl
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