Peniel Mission

noun Pe·ni·el Mission \ pə̇ˈnīəl- , ˈpenēəl- \

Definition of Peniel Mission

:one of a number of religious groups centering in California that carry on a program of mass evangelism on city streets

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Origin and Etymology of peniel mission

peniel probably from Hebrew Pĕniel, Pĕnuel, literally, face of God, place on the Jabbok river in Jordan where Jacob wrestled with a stranger and received a blessing (Genesis 32: 30 Authorized Version)


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