New Living Translation
The sun was rising as Jacob left Peniel, and he was limping because of the injury to 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;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
32:31 He halted on his thigh - And some think he continued to do so to his dying day. If he did, he had no reason to complain, for the honour and comfort he obtained by his struggle was abundantly sufficient to countervail the damage, though he went limping to his grave.
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(Even today the people of Israel don't eat the tendon near the hip socket because of what happened that night when the man strained the tendon of Jacob's hip.)
From there Gideon went up to Peniel and again asked for food, but he got the same answer.
1 Kings 12:25
Jeroboam then built up the city of Shechem in the hill country of Ephraim, and it became his capital. Later he went and built up the town of Peniel.
1 Kings 18:26
So they prepared one of the bulls and placed it on the altar. Then they called on the name of Baal from morning until noontime, shouting, "O Baal, answer us!" But there was no reply of any kind. Then they danced, hobbling around the altar they had made.
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