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Amplified

God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people [of Israel], for they are blessed.”

New American Standard Bible

God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.”

King James Version

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.

Holman Bible

Then God said to Balaam, “You are not to go with them. You are not to curse this people, for they are blessed.”

International Standard Version

But God told Balaam, "Don't go with them. Don't curse the people, because they're blessed."

A Conservative Version

And God said to Balaam, Thou shall not go with them. Thou shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.

American Standard Version

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

Bible in Basic English

And God said to Balaam, You are not to go with them, or put a curse on this people, for they have my blessing.

Darby Translation

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will say to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for he is praised.

King James 2000

And God said unto Balaam, You shall not go with them; you shall not curse the people: for they are blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

God said to Balaam, "You will not go with them; you will not curse the people, because they [are] blessed."

Modern King James verseion

And God said to Balaam, You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people, for they are blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God said unto Balaam, "Thou shalt not go with them, neither curse the people: for they are blessed."

NET Bible

But God said to Balaam, "You must not go with them; you must not curse the people, for they are blessed."

New Heart English Bible

God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."

The Emphasized Bible

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them, - Thou shalt not curse the people, For blessed, he is.

Webster

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.

World English Bible

God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."

Youngs Literal Translation

and God saith unto Balaam, 'Thou dost not go with them; thou dost not curse the people; for it is blessed.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

Thou shalt not go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

with them thou shalt not curse
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

Easton

Fausets

Morish

Context Readings

Balak Hires Balaam

11 ‘Hear this, the people who came out of Egypt cover the surface of the land; come now, curse them for me. Perhaps I may be able to fight against them and drive them out.’” 12 God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people [of Israel], for they are blessed.” 13 Balaam got up in the morning, and said to the leaders of Balak, “Go back to your own land [of Moab], for the Lord has refused to let me go with you.”



Cross References

Genesis 12:2


And I will make you a great nation,
And I will bless you [abundantly],
And make your name great (exalted, distinguished);
And you shall be a blessing [a source of great good to others];

Genesis 22:16-18

and said, “By Myself (on the basis of Who I Am) I have sworn [an oath], declares the Lord, that since you have done this thing and have not withheld [from Me] your son, your only son [of promise],

Numbers 22:19-20

Now please, you also stay here tonight, and I will find out what else the Lord will say to me.”

Numbers 23:3

Then Balaam said to Balak, “Stand beside your burnt offering and I will go. Perhaps the Lord will come to meet me; and whatever He shows me I will tell you.” So he went to a desolate hill.

Numbers 23:13-15

Balak said to him, “Come with me, I implore you, to another place from where you can see them, although you will see only the nearest and not all of them; and curse them for me from there.”

Numbers 23:19-20


“God is not a man, that He should lie,
Nor a son of man, that He should repent.
Has He said, and will He not do it?
Or has He spoken and will He not make it good and fulfill it?

Numbers 23:23


“For there is no enchantment or omen against Jacob,
Nor is there any divination against Israel.
At the proper time it shall be said to Jacob
And to Israel, what has God done!

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless, the Lord your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the Lord your God has loved you.

Deuteronomy 33:29


“Happy and blessed are you, O Israel;
Who is like you, a people saved by the Lord,
The Shield of your help,
And the Sword of your majesty!
Your enemies will cringe before you,
And you will tread on their high places [tramping down their idolatrous altars].”

Job 33:15-17


“In a dream, a vision of the night [one may hear God’s voice],
When deep sleep falls on men
While slumbering upon the bed,

Psalm 144:15


How blessed and favored are the people in such circumstance;
How blessed [fortunate, prosperous, and favored] are the people whose God is the Lord!

Psalm 146:5


How blessed and graciously favored is he whose help is the God of Jacob (Israel),
Whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Micah 6:5


“My people, remember now
What Balak king of Moab devised [with his evil plan against Israel]
And what Balaam the son of Beor answered him [turning the curse into blessing for Israel],
[Remember what the Lord did for you] from Shittim to Gilgal,
So that you may know the righteous and saving acts [displaying the power] of the Lord.”

Matthew 27:19

While he was seated on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous and innocent Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”

Romans 4:6-7

And in this same way David speaks of the blessing on the one to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

Romans 11:29

For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable [for He does not withdraw what He has given, nor does He change His mind about those to whom He gives His grace or to whom He sends His call].

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed and worthy of praise be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms in Christ,

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