Parallel Verses

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.'"

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.’”

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.

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.

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 told him, "Thus sayeth Balak, the son of Zippor: 'Oh, let nothing let thee to come unto me, 17 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.'" 18 And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, "If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can go no further than the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more.



Cross References

Numbers 24:11

and now get thee quickly unto thy place. I thought that I would promote thee unto honour, but the LORD hath kept thee back from worship."

Numbers 22:6

Come now a fellowship, and curse me this people. For they are too mighty for me, so peradventure I might be able to smite them and to drive them out of the land. For I know that whom thou blessest shall be blessed, and whom thou cursest shall be cursed."

Numbers 22:37

And Balak said unto Balaam, "Did I not send for thee, to call thee? Wherefore camest thou not unto me? Thinkest thou that I am not able to promote thee unto honour?"

Numbers 23:2-3

And Balak did as Balaam said. And Balak and Balaam offered on every altar an ox and a ram.

Numbers 23:29-30

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

Deuteronomy 16:9

Then reckon the seven weeks, and begin to reckon the seven weeks when the sickle beginneth in the corn,

Esther 5:11

and told them of the glory of his riches, and the multitude of his children all together how the king had promoted him so greatly, and how that he was taken above the princes and servants of the king.

Esther 7:9

And Harbona, one of the chamberlains that stood before the king, said, "Behold, there standeth a gallows in Haman's house fifty cubits high, which he had made for Mordecai, that spake good for the king." The king said, "Hang him thereon."

Matthew 4:8-9

The devil took him up again and led him into an exceeding high mountain, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world, and all the glory of them;

Matthew 14:7

Wherefore he promised with an oath, that he would give her whatsoever she would ask.

Matthew 16:26

What shall it profit a man, though he should win all the whole world, if he lose his own soul? Or else, what shall a man give to redeem his soul again withal?

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