Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

So Balak sent more chiefs, greater in number and of higher position than the others.

New American Standard Bible

Then Balak again sent leaders, more numerous and more distinguished than the former.

King James Version

And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honourable than they.

Holman Bible

Balak sent officials again who were more numerous and higher in rank than the others.

International Standard Version

In response, Balak sent more officers higher ranking ones, at that!

A Conservative Version

And Balak sent yet again rulers, more, and more honorable than they.

American Standard Version

And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

Amplified

Then Balak again sent leaders, more numerous and [men who were] more distinguished than the first ones.

Darby Translation

Then sent Balak yet again princes, more, and more honourable than they.

Julia Smith Translation

And Balak will add yet to send leaders, many and honorable, more than these.

King James 2000

And Balak sent yet again leaders, more, and more honorable than they.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Balak again sent many princes, [who were more] honored {than the former}.

Modern King James verseion

And Balak sent leaders again, more and more honorable than those.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Balak sent again a greater company of lords, and more honorable than they.

NET Bible

Balak again sent princes, more numerous and more distinguished than the first.

New Heart English Bible

Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

The Emphasized Bible

Then added Balak again, - to send princes, more and weightier than these.

Webster

And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

World English Bible

Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Balak addeth yet to send princes, more numerous and honoured than these,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

יסף 
Yacaph 
Usage: 208

רב 
Rab 
Usage: 458

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Balaam Accompanies The Moabite Princes

14 So the chiefs of Moab went back to Balak and said, Balaam will not come with us. 15 So Balak sent more chiefs, greater in number and of higher position than the others. 16 And they came to Balaam and said, Balak, son of Zippor, says, Let nothing keep you from coming to me:



Cross References

Numbers 22:7-8

So the responsible men of Moab and Midian went away, taking in their hands rewards for the prophet; and they came to Balaam and said to him what Balak had given them orders to say.

Acts 10:7-8

And when the angel who said these words to him had gone away, he sent for two of his house-servants, and a God-fearing man of the army, one of those who were waiting on him at all times;

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