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Bible in Basic English

And that night God came to Balaam and said to him, If these men have come for you, go with them: but do only what I say to you.

New American Standard Bible

God came to Balaam at night and said to him, “If the men have come to call you, rise up and go with them; but only the word which I speak to you shall you do.”

King James Version

And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say unto thee, that shalt thou do.

Holman Bible

God came to Balaam at night and said to him, “Since these men have come to summon you, get up and go with them, but you must only do what I tell you.”

International Standard Version

God came to visit Balaam that same night and told him, "If the men come to call on you, get up and go with them, but be sure to do only what I tell you to do."

A Conservative Version

And God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, If the men come to call thee, rise up, go with them, but only the word which I speak to thee, that shall thou do.

American Standard Version

And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men are come to call thee, rise up, go with them; but only the word which I speak unto thee, that shalt thou do.

Amplified

God came to Balaam at night and said to him, “If the men have come to call you, get up and go with them, but you shall still do only what I tell you.”

Darby Translation

Then God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, If the men have come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but only what I shall say unto thee shalt thou do.

Julia Smith Translation

And God will come to Balaam at night, and say to him, If the men have come to call to thee, rise up, go with them, and only the word which I shall speak to thee, thou shalt do it

King James 2000

And God came unto Balaam at night, and said unto him, If the men come to call you, rise up, and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say unto you, that shall you do.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And God came to Balaam [at] night, and he said to him, "If the men have come to call you, get up [and] go with them; but only the word that I will speak to you, you will do."

Modern King James verseion

And God came to Balaam at night and said to him, If the men come to call you, rise up, go with them. But still, the word which I shall say to you, that you shall do.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And God came to Balaam by night and said unto him, "If the men come to fetch thee, rise up and go with them: but what I say unto thee, that only thou shalt do."

NET Bible

God came to Balaam that night, and said to him, "If the men have come to call you, get up and go with them; but the word that I will say to you, that you must do."

New Heart English Bible

God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, "If the men have come to call you, rise up, go with them; but only the word which I speak to you, that you shall do."

The Emphasized Bible

And God came in unto Balaam, by night, and said unto him - If, to call thee, the men have come in, arise go with them, - But only, the thing that I shall speak unto thee, that, shalt thou do.

Webster

And God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, If the men come to call thee, rise and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say to thee, that shalt thou perform.

World English Bible

God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, "If the men have come to call you, rise up, go with them; but only the word which I speak to you, that you shall do."

Youngs Literal Translation

And God cometh in unto Balaam, by night, and saith to him, 'If to call for thee the men have come, rise, go with them, and only the thing which I speak unto thee -- it thou dost do.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

at night
לילה ליל ליל 
Layil 
Usage: 233

and said

Usage: 0

unto him, If the men
אנושׁ 
'enowsh 
Usage: 42


come, bring, ... in, enter, go, carry, ...down, pass, ...out,
Usage: 0

to call
קרא 
Qara' 
Usage: 736

thee, rise up
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

and go
ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

References

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

Balaam Accompanies The Moabite Princes

19 So take your rest here this night, till I have knowledge what more the Lord has to say to me. 20 And that night God came to Balaam and said to him, If these men have come for you, go with them: but do only what I say to you. 21 So in the morning Balaam got up and, making his ass ready, went with the chiefs of Moab.



Cross References

Numbers 23:12

And in answer he said, Am I not ordered to say only what the Lord puts into my mouth?

Numbers 23:26

But Balaam in answer said to Balak, Did I not say to you, I may only do what the Lord says?

Numbers 24:13

Even if Balak gave me his house full of silver and gold, it would not be possible for me to go outside the orders of the Lord, doing good or evil at the impulse of my mind; whatever the Lord says I will say?

Numbers 22:35

And the angel of the Lord said to Balaam, Go with the men; but say only what I give you to say. Then Balaam went on with the chiefs of Balak.

Numbers 23:5

And the Lord put words in Balaam's mouth, and said, Go back to Balak, and this is what you are to say.

Numbers 23:16

And the Lord came to Balaam, and put words in his mouth, and said, Go back to Balak, and this is what you are to say.

1 Samuel 8:5-9

And said to him, See now, you are old, and your sons do not go in your ways: give us a king now to be our judge, so that we may be like the other nations.

1 Samuel 12:12-19

And when you saw that Nahash, the king of the Ammonites, was coming against you, you said to me, No more of this; we will have a king for our ruler: when the Lord your God was your king.

Psalm 33:10-11

The Lord undoes the designs of the nations; he makes the thoughts of the peoples without effect.

Psalm 78:30-31

But they were not turned from their desires; and while the food was still in their mouths,

Psalm 81:12

So I gave them up to the desires of their hearts; that they might go after their evil purposes.

Isaiah 37:29

Because your wrath against me and your pride have come to my ears, I will put my hook in your nose and my cord in your lips, and I will make you go back by the way you came.

Ezekiel 14:2-5

And the word of the Lord came to me, saying,

Hosea 13:11

I have given you a king, because I was angry, and have taken him away in my wrath.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-12

Even the one whose coming is marked by the working of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders,

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