After he had sent them across the stream, he sent over all his possessions. So Jacob was left alone, and a man wrestled with him till daybreak.
When the man saw that he could not overpower him, he touched the socket of Jacob’s hip so that his hip was wrenched as he wrestled with the man.
Please tell me what is your name?
I will not let you go unless you bless me.
Your name will no longer be Jacob, but Israel,because you have struggled with God and with humans and have overcome.”
Why do you ask my name?” Then he blessed him there
let me go, for its daybreak.
what is your name?
So Jacob called the place Peniel, saying, “It is because I saw God face to face, and yet my life was spared.” he sun rose above him as he passed Peniel,and he was limping because of his hip.Therefore to this day the Israelites do not eat the tendon attached to the socket of the hip, because the socket of Jacob’s hip was touched near the tendon.