Genesis 32:10 Commentary - Companion Bible Notes, Appendices and GraphicsI am not worthy. Hebrew I have proved unworthy. Figure of speech Heterosis (of Tense), App-6. = I have been and am unworthy.
mercies. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause). First occurance of plural
my staff. Having nothing and deserving nothing but chastisement. Hence, the God who met him there (the God of Bethel) is "the God of Jacob", and is "the God of all grace" (1Pe 5:10): compare Psa 146:5.
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