Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Though Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, yet could I not go beyond the bidding of Yahweh, to, do good or ill, out of my own heart, - what Yahweh shall speak, that, must I speak?
God, they confess that they know, but, by their works, they deny him, being, abominable, and obdurate, and, as to any good work, found, worthless.
And Balaam responded, and said unto Balak, - Spake I not unto thee, saying, All that Yahweh shall speak, that, must I do?
And Balaam said unto Balak, - Was it not so that even unto thy messengers whom thou didst send unto m, I spake saying-
but I was not willing to hearken unto Balaam, - so, he kept on blessing, you, and I rescued you out of his hand.