32 0 32 0 0 32:24 A man, etc: This was an angel in human shape, as we learn from Osee 12.4. He is called God, ver. 28 and 30, because he represented the person of the Son of God. This wrestling, in which Jacob, assisted by God, was a match for an angel, was so ordered (ver. 28,) that he might learn by this experiment of the divine assistance, that neither Esau, nor any other man, should have power to hurt him.--It was also spiritual, as appeareth by his earnest prayer, urging and at last obtaining the angel's blessing. 32 24 32 0 0 32:30 Phanuel: This word signifies the face of God, or the sight, or seeing of God. 32 30 32 0 0 Content-type: text/html; charset=utf-8
¤ Chapter 32: Jacob's vision of angels; his message and presents to Esau; his wrestling with an angel.