Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

Amplified

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

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 'Behold, there is a people come out of Egypt and covereth the face of the earth: come now therefore and curse me them, that so peradventure I may be able to overcome them in battle, and to drive them out.'" 12 And God said unto Balaam, "Thou shalt not go with them, neither curse the people: for they are blessed." 13 And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the lords of Balak, "Get you unto your land, for the LORD will not suffer me to go with you."



Cross References

Genesis 12:2

And I will make of thee a mighty people, and will bless thee, and make thy name great, that thou mayst be a blessing.

Genesis 22:16-18

saying, "By myself have I sworn, saith the LORD, because thou hast done this thing and hast not spared thy only son,

Numbers 22:19-20

Nevertheless tarry ye here all night: that I may know what the LORD will say unto me once more."

Numbers 23:3

And Balaam said unto Balak, "Stand by the sacrifice, while I go to know whether the LORD will come and meet me; and whatsoever he showeth me, I will tell thee." And he went forthwith.

Numbers 23:13-15

And Balak said unto him, "Come, I pray thee, with me unto another place: whence thou shalt see them, and shalt see but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see them all and curse me them there."

Numbers 23:19-20

The Lord God is not a man, that he can lie; neither the son of a man, that he can repent! Should he say, and not do? Or should he speak, and not make it good?

Numbers 23:23

For there is no sorcerer in Jacob, nor soothsayer in Israel. When the time cometh, it will be said of Jacob and of Israel, 'What God hath wrought!'

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless, the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam, but turned the curse to a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.

Deuteronomy 33:29

Happy art thou Israel: who is like unto thee? A people that art saved by the LORD; thy shield, and helper, and sword of thy glory. And thine enemies shall hide themselves from thee, and thou shalt walk upon their high hills."

Job 33:15-17

In dreams and visions of the night season - When slumbering cometh upon men, that they fall a sleep in their beds -

Psalm 144:15

Happy are the people that be in such a case; yea, blessed are the people, which have the LORD for their God.

Psalm 146:5

Blessed is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, and whose hope is in the LORD his God,

Micah 6:5

Remember, O my people, what Balak the king of Moab had imagined against thee, and what answer that Balaam the son of Beor gave him, from Shittim unto Gilgal, that ye may know the loving-kindness of the LORD.

Matthew 27:19

When he was set down to give judgment, his wife sent to him, saying, "Have thou nothing to do with that just man, I have suffered many things this day in a dream about him."

Romans 4:6-7

Even as David describeth the blessedfulness of the man, unto whom God ascribeth righteousness without deeds,

Romans 11:29

For verily the gifts and calling of God are such, that it cannot repent him of them.

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be God the father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which hath blessed us with all manner of spiritual blessings in heavenly things by Christ,

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