Parallel Verses

King James Version

For I will promote thee unto very great honour, and I will do whatsoever thou sayest unto me: come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.

New American Standard Bible

for I will indeed honor you richly, and I will do whatever you say to me. Please come then, curse this people for me.’”

Holman Bible

for I will greatly honor you and do whatever you ask me. So please come and put a curse on these people for me!’”

International Standard Version

I'm determined to reward you generously, and I'll do everything you tell me to do. So come right away and curse this people for me.'"

A Conservative Version

For I will promote thee to very great honor, and whatever thou say to me I will do. Come therefore, I pray thee, curse this people for me.

American Standard Version

for I will promote thee unto very great honor, and whatsoever thou sayest unto me I will do: come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.

Amplified

For I will give you a very great honor and I will do whatever you tell me; so please come, curse these people [of Israel] for me.’”

Bible in Basic English

For I will give you a place of very great honour, and whatever you say to me I will do; so come, in answer to my prayer, and put a curse on this people.

Darby Translation

for very highly will I honour thee, and whatever thou shalt say to me will I do; come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people.

Julia Smith Translation

For honoring, I will honor thee greatly, and all which thou shalt say to me I will do; and come, now, curse to me this people.

King James 2000

For I will promote you unto very great honor, and I will do whatsoever you say unto me: come therefore, I pray you, curse for me this people.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because I will surely honor you greatly, and all that you say to me I will do. Please, come; curse this people for me.'"

Modern King James verseion

For I will raise you up to very great honor, and I will do whatever you say to me. Please come then and curse this people for me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for I will greatly promote thee unto great honour, and will do whatsoever thou sayest unto me! Come therefore I pray thee, curse me this people.'"

NET Bible

For I will honor you greatly, and whatever you tell me I will do. So come, put a curse on this nation for me.'"

New Heart English Bible

for I will promote you to very great honor, and whatever you say to me I will do. Please come therefore, and curse this people for me.'"

The Emphasized Bible

For I will honour, thee, exceedingly, and all that thou shalt say unto me, will I do. Do come therefore I pray thee oh revile me this people.

Webster

For I will promote thee to very great honor, and I will do whatever thou sayest to me: come therefore, I pray thee, curse this people for me.

World English Bible

for I will promote you to very great honor, and whatever you say to me I will do. Please come therefore, and curse this people for me.'"

Youngs Literal Translation

for very greatly I honour thee, and all that thou sayest unto me I do; and come, I pray thee, pierce for me this people.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For I will promote
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

and I will do

Usage: 0

unto me come
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

קבב 
Qabab 
curse, at all
Usage: 11

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Balaam Accompanies The Moabite Princes

16 And they came to Balaam, and said to him, Thus saith Balak the son of Zippor, Let nothing, I pray thee, hinder thee from coming unto me: 17 For I will promote thee unto very great honour, and I will do whatsoever thou sayest unto me: come therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people. 18 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 the LORD my God, to do less or more.



Cross References

Numbers 24:11

Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.

Numbers 22:6

Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people; for they are too mighty for me: peradventure I shall prevail, that we may smite them, and that I may drive them out of the land: for I wot that he whom thou blessest is blessed, and he whom thou cursest is cursed.

Numbers 22:37

And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly send unto thee to call thee? wherefore camest thou not unto me? am I not able indeed to promote thee to honour?

Numbers 23:2-3

And Balak did as Balaam had spoken; and Balak and Balaam offered on every altar a bullock and a ram.

Numbers 23:29-30

And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

Deuteronomy 16:9

Seven weeks shalt thou number unto thee: begin to number the seven weeks from such time as thou beginnest to put the sickle to the corn.

Esther 5:11

And Haman told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children, and all the things wherein the king had promoted him, and how he had advanced him above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther 7:9

And Harbonah, one of the chamberlains, said before the king, Behold also, the gallows fifty cubits high, which Haman had made for Mordecai, who had spoken good for the king, standeth in the house of Haman. Then the king said, Hang him thereon.

Matthew 4:8-9

Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;

Matthew 14:7

Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask.

Matthew 16:26

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

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