New International Version
The sun rose above him as he passed Peniel, and he was limping because of his hip.
King James Bible
And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh.
Darby Bible Translation
And as he passed over Peniel, the sun rose upon him; and he limped upon his hip.
World English Bible
The sun rose on him as he passed over Peniel, and he limped because of his thigh.
Young's Literal Translation
and the sun riseth on him when he hath passed over Penuel, and he is halting on his thigh;
Genesis 32:31 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The sun rose upon him - Did the Prophet Malachi refer to this, Malachi 4:2 : Unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings? Possibly with the rising of the sun, which may here be understood as emblematical of the Sun of righteousness - the Lord Jesus, the pain and weakness of his thigh passed away, and he felt both in soul and body that he was healed of his plagues.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryMahanaim: the Two Camps
And Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. And when Jacob saw them, he said, This is God's host: and he called the name of that place Mahanaim' (i.e. Two camps).--GENESIS xxxii. 1, 2. This vision came at a crisis in Jacob's life. He has just left the house of Laban, his father-in-law, where he had lived for many years, and in company with a long caravan, consisting of wives, children, servants, and all his wealth turned into cattle, is journeying back again to Palestine. His road …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Of the Name of God
The Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch, and the Book of Joshua.
Meditations for the Morning.
Therefore to this day the Israelites do not eat the tendon attached to the socket of the hip, because the socket of Jacob's hip was touched near the tendon.
From there he went up to Peniel and made the same request of them, but they answered as the men of Sukkoth had.
1 Kings 12:25
Then Jeroboam fortified Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim and lived there. From there he went out and built up Peniel.
1 Kings 18:26
So they took the bull given them and prepared it. Then they called on the name of Baal from morning till noon. "Baal, answer us!" they shouted. But there was no response; no one answered. And they danced around the altar they had made.
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