Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

but I would not hearken unto Balaam; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand.

New American Standard Bible

But I was not willing to listen to Balaam. So he had to bless you, and I delivered you from his hand.

King James Version

But I would not hearken unto Balaam; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand.

Holman Bible

but I would not listen to Balaam. Instead, he repeatedly blessed you, and I delivered you from his hand.

International Standard Version

But I wasn't willing to listen to Balaam. So he had to bless you, and I delivered you from his control.

A Conservative Version

but I would not hearken to Balaam. Therefore he blessed you greatly. So I delivered you out of his hand.

Amplified

But I would not listen to Balaam. Therefore he had to bless you, so I saved you from Balak’s hand.

Bible in Basic English

But I did not give ear to Balaam; and so he went on blessing you; and I kept you safe from him.

Darby Translation

but I would not hearken unto Balaam, and he blessed you expressly, and I delivered you out of his hand.

Julia Smith Translation

And I was not disposed to hear to Balaam and blessing, he will bless you; and I will deliver you from his hand.

King James 2000

But I would not hearken unto Balaam; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

but I was not willing to listen to Balaam, and he richly blessed you. So I rescued you from his hand,

Modern King James verseion

But I would not listen to Balaam. And he still blessed you. And I delivered you out of his hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I would not agree to hearken unto Balaam, and therefore he blessed you: And so I delivered you out of his hand.

NET Bible

I refused to respond to Balaam; he kept prophesying good things about you, and I rescued you from his power.

New Heart English Bible

but I would not listen to Balaam; therefore he blessed you still. So I delivered you out of his hand.

The Emphasized Bible

but I was not willing to hearken unto Balaam, - so, he kept on blessing, you, and I rescued you out of his hand.

Webster

But I would not hearken to Balaam; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand.

World English Bible

but I would not listen to Balaam; therefore he blessed you still. So I delivered you out of his hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

and I have not been willing to hearken to Balaam, and he doth greatly bless you, and I deliver you out of his hand.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
H14
אבה 
'abah 
Usage: 54

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

so I delivered
נצל 
Natsal 
Usage: 213

References

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Joshua Recounts Their History

9 Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, arose and fought against Israel: and he sent and called Balaam the son of Beor to curse you; 10 but I would not hearken unto Balaam; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand. 11 And ye went over the Jordan, and came unto Jericho: and the men of Jericho fought against you, the Amorite, and the Perizzite, and the Canaanite, and the Hittite, and the Girgashite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite; and I delivered them into your hand.


Cross References

Numbers 22:11-12

Behold, the people that is come out of Egypt, it covereth the face of the earth: now, come curse me them; peradventure I shall be able to fight against them, and shall drive them out.

Numbers 22:18-20

And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of Jehovah my God, to do less or more.

Numbers 22:35

And the angel of Jehovah said unto Balaam, Go with the men; but only the word that I shall speak unto thee, that thou shalt speak. So Balaam went with the princes of Balak.

Numbers 23:3-12

And Balaam said unto Balak, Stand by thy burnt-offering, and I will go: peradventure Jehovah will come to meet me; and whatsoever he showeth me I will tell thee. And he went to a bare height.

Numbers 23:15-26

And he said unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt-offering, while I meet Jehovah yonder.

Numbers 24:5-10

How goodly are thy tents, O Jacob, Thy tabernacles, O Israel!

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless Jehovah thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but Jehovah thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because Jehovah thy God loved thee.

Isaiah 54:17

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of Jehovah, and their righteousness which is of me, saith Jehovah.

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