firstname.lastname@example.org (David Rockove) reponded:
> It was Yaakov that wrestled with the angel(Genesis 32:24), but not in order
> to receive his blessing. He fought an angel and before Yaakov let the Angel
> return, he demanded a blessing.
I do not believe that the text necessarily says 'an Angel'. The Hebrew is
Malach (or however it should be translitterated), this is a messenger. It
is possible that it may have been an Angel and I realize that this is the
common interpretation but certainly not the only one.