|New International Version (© 2011)|
In the womb he grasped his brother's heel; as a man he struggled with God.
King James Bible
He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God:
American Standard Version
In the womb he took his brother by the heel; and in his manhood he had power with God:
Young's Literal Translation
In the womb he took his brother by the heel, And by his strength he was a prince with God,
Hosea 12:3 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He took his brother by the heel - See on Genesis 25:26 (note); Genesis 32:24 (note), etc.
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Genesis 25:26 And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob...
Romans 9:11 (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand...
had, etc. Heb. was a prince, or, behaved himself princely.
Genesis 32:24-28 And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day...
James 5:16-18 Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed...
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Genesis 25:26 After this, his brother came out, with his hand grasping Esau's heel; so he was named Jacob. Isaac was sixty years old when Rebekah gave birth to them.
Genesis 32:24 So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.
Genesis 32:28 Then the man said, "Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel, because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome."