Jacob wrestling with the Angel

Gustave Doré (1832-83), artist

C. Laplante, engraver


Source: The Holy Bible

“Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking if day . . . And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face” (Genesis 32:24, 30).

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