Genesis 32, Why did Jacob wrestle with God?

Question: Why did Jacob wrestle with God? Why was his name changed? Answer: Actually, it says in verse 24 that the Man wrestled with Jacob. God started the fight, because He was working in Jacob and then changed his name to illustrate that. Israel means "God rules" or "governed by God". It looks like God is bringing Jacob to the point where he will let God rule instead of forcing his own way. -PJ

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