Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Balaam said unto Balak, "Lo, I am come unto thee. But I can say nothing at all, save what God putteth in my mouth that must I speak."

New American Standard Bible

So Balaam said to Balak, “Behold, I have come now to you! Am I able to speak anything at all? The word that God puts in my mouth, that I shall speak.”

King James Version

And Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto thee: have I now any power at all to say any thing? the word that God putteth in my mouth, that shall I speak.

Holman Bible

Balaam said to him, “Look, I have come to you, but can I say anything I want? I must speak only the message God puts in my mouth.”

International Standard Version

Balaam answered Balak, "Well, I'm here now. I've come to you, but I can't just say anything, can I? I'll speak only what God puts in my mouth to say."

A Conservative Version

And Balaam said to Balak, Lo, I have come to thee. Have I now any power at all to speak anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak.

American Standard Version

And Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto thee: have I now any power at all to speak anything? the word that God putteth in my mouth, that shall I speak.

Amplified

So Balaam said to Balak, “Indeed I have come to you now, but am I able to say anything at all? The word that God puts in my mouth, that I shall speak.”

Bible in Basic English

Then Balaam said to Balak, Now I have come to you; but have I power to say anything? Only what God puts into my mouth may I say.

Darby Translation

And Balaam said to Balak, Lo, I am come to thee; but shall I now be able at all to say anything? the word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak.

Julia Smith Translation

And Balaam will say to Balak, Behold, I come to thee: being able, shall I be able to speak any thing? the word which Jehovah shall put in my mouth I will speak it

King James 2000

And Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto you: have I now any power at all to say any thing? the word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Look, I came to you now. Am I really able to speak anything at all? I speak the word that God puts in my mouth."

Modern King James verseion

And Balaam said to Balak, Lo, I have come to you. Have I now any power at all to say anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that I shall speak.

NET Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Look, I have come to you. Now, am I able to speak just anything? I must speak only the word that God puts in my mouth."

New Heart English Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Behold, I have come to you: have I now any power at all to speak anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak."

The Emphasized Bible

And Balaam said unto Balak - Lo! I am come unto thee, Now, can, I, possibly, promise any-thing? The word that God shall put in my mouth, that, must I speak.

Webster

And Balaam said to Balak, Lo, I have come to thee: have I now any power at all to say any thing? the word that God putteth in my mouth, that shall I speak.

World English Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Behold, I have come to you: have I now any power at all to speak anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that shall I speak."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Lo, I have come unto thee; now -- am I at all able to speak anything? the word which God setteth in my mouth -- it I do speak.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

Lo, I am come

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

יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

at all
יכול יכל 
Yakol 
Usage: 194

to say
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

מאוּמה 
M@uwmah 
Usage: 32

the word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

in my mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Balaam And The Angel

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?" 38 And Balaam said unto Balak, "Lo, I am come unto thee. But I can say nothing at all, save what God putteth in my mouth that must I speak." 39 And Balaam went with Balak, and they came unto the city of Huzoth.



Cross References

Numbers 22:18

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.

Numbers 23:16

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

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.'

1 Kings 22:14

And Micaiah said, "As surely as the LORD liveth, what the LORD putteth in my mouth, that will I speak."

2 Chronicles 18:13

And Micaiah said, "As truly as the LORD liveth, even what my God sayeth, that will I speak."

Psalm 33:10

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 76:10

The fierceness of man shall turn to thy praise; and the fierceness of them shalt thou refrain.

Proverbs 19:21

There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD shall stand.

Isaiah 44:25

I destroy the tokens of witches, and make the Soothsayers go wrong. As for the wise, I turn them backward, and make their cunning foolishness.

Isaiah 46:10

In the beginning of a thing, I show the end thereof: and I tell before, things that are not yet come to pass. With one word is my device accomplished, and fulfilleth all my pleasure.

Isaiah 47:12

Now go to thy conjurers, and to the multitude of thy witches, whom thou hast been acquainted with from thy youth, if they may help thee, or strengthen thee.

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