Strong's Hebrew6439. Penuel -- "face of God," a place East of the Jordan, also ...
... Word Origin from panim and el Definition "face of God," a place E. of the Jordan,
also two Isr. NASB Word Usage Peniel (1), Penuel (8). Peniel, Penuel. ...
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ATS Bible DictionaryPeniel or Penuel
A town beyond the Jordan, and near the Jabbok; defended by a strong tower, which Gideon broke down because the men of Penuel refused to aid him against the Midianites, Jud 8:8-17. It was restored by Jeroboam I, 1 Kings 12:25. It received its name, the face of God, from Jacob's they-re wrestling with the Angel Jehovah face to face, Genesis 32:30.
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