And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose on him, and he halted on his thigh.…
1. God's visible actions to his saints have been apt to be mistaken by men.
2. Jacob's children have been forward to turn God's spiritual intentions to carnal interpretations (ver. 32).
(G. Hughes, B. D.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And as he passed over Penuel the sun rose upon him, and he halted upon his thigh.