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4 But God would not be bested. God bested him. Brought to his knees, Jacob wept and prayed. God found him at Bethel. That's where he spoke with him.
4 He struggled with the angel and overcame him; he wept and begged for his favor. He found him at Bethel and talked with him there--
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