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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."

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.”

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.

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.

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 Nevertheless tarry ye here all night: that I may know what the LORD will say unto me once more." 20 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." 21 And Balaam rose up early and saddled his ass and went with the lords of Moab.



Cross References

Numbers 23:12

And he answered, and said, "Must I not keep that and speak it, which the LORD hath put in my mouth?"

Numbers 23:26

And Balaam answered and said unto Balak, "Told not I thee, saying, 'All that the LORD biddeth me, that I must do?'"

Numbers 24:13

'If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot pass the mouth of the LORD, to do either good or bad of mine own mind. What the LORD sayeth, that must I speak.'

Numbers 22:35

And the angel said unto Balaam, "Go with the men: but in any wise, what I say unto thee, that say." And Balaam went with the lords of Balak.

Numbers 23:5

And the LORD put a saying in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Go again to Balak and say on this wise."

Numbers 23:16

And the LORD met Balaam and put words in his mouth, and said, "Go again unto Balak and thus say."

1 Samuel 8:5-9

and said unto him, "Behold, thou art old and thy sons follow not thy ways. Now, therefore, make us a king to judge us, as all other nations have."

1 Samuel 12:12-19

And for all that, when you saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came against you, ye said unto me, 'Not so, a king shall reign over us' - when yet the LORD your God was your king.

Psalm 33:10-11

The LORD bringeth the counsel of the Heathen to naught, and maketh the devices of the people to be of none effect, and casteth out the counsels of princes.

Psalm 78:30-31

And they were not disappointed of their lust. But while their meat was yet in their mouths,

Psalm 81:12

So I gave them up unto their own hearts' lust, and let them follow their own imaginations.

Isaiah 37:29

Therefore thy furiousness against me, and thy pride is come before me. I will put a ring in thy nose, and a bridle bit in the jaws of thee, and turn thee about, even the same way thou camest.

Ezekiel 14:2-5

Then came the word of the LORD unto me, saying,

Hosea 13:11

Well, I gave thee a king in my wrath, and in my displeasure will I take him from thee again.

2 Thessalonians 2:9-12

even him whose coming is by the working of Satan, with all lying power, signs, and wonders:

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