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Genesis 32:3 Jacob sent messengers in front of him to Esau, his brother, to the land of Seir, the field of Edom.


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Genesis 32 Images and Notes

Brief Summary: Jacob sees angels, Jacob asked the Lord to protect him from Esau, Jacob sends messengers with gifts, Jacob wrestles with the angel of the Lord all night, Jacob's name is changed to Israel, Jacob sees God face-to-face and names the place Peniel.

Outline
1 Jacob's vision at Mahanaim
3 Jacob's message to Esau
6 He is afraid of Esau's coming
9 He prays for deliverance
13 He sends a present to Esau
24 He wrestles with an angel at Peniel
28 Jacob's name is changed to Israel
31 He halts upon his thigh

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Halted Upon his thigh

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Ford Jabbok
Peniel
Edom

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