PENIEL or PENUEL (i.e. “Face of God,” ΕἶδοςΘεοῦ, LXX.), a place beyond Jordan, where Jaccb wrestled with the angel (Gen. 32.30), and where a town was afterwards founded by the tribe of Gad. (Judges, 8.8.)
Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, illustrated by numerous engravings on wood. William Smith, LLD. London. Walton and Maberly, Upper Gower Street and Ivy Lane, Paternoster Row; John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1854.