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Genesis 32:8 for he said, "If Esau comes to the one company and attacks it, then the company which is left will escape."

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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

Ancient Customs
Gifts
Halted Upon his thigh

Geography
Ford Jabbok
Peniel
Edom

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