Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Balaam said to Balak, “Build seven altars for me here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here.”

King James Version

And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.

Holman Bible

Then Balaam said to Balak, “Build me seven altars here and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me.”

International Standard Version

Balaam told Balak, "Build for me here seven altars and prepare here for me seven bulls and seven rams."

A Conservative Version

And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Then Balaam said to Balak, “Build seven altars for me here, and prepare for me seven bulls and seven rams here.”

Bible in Basic English

And Balaam said to Balak, Make me here seven altars and get ready seven oxen and seven male sheep.

Darby Translation

And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

Julia Smith Translation

And Balaam will say to Balak, Build to me here seven altars, and prepare to me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

King James 2000

And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Build for me this: seven altars. And prepare for me this: seven bulls and seven rams."

Modern King James verseion

And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare here seven oxen and seven rams for me.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Balaam said unto Balak, "Build me here seven altars and provide here seven oxen and seven rams."

NET Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Build me seven altars here, and prepare for me here seven bulls and seven rams."

New Heart English Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams."

The Emphasized Bible

Then said Balaam unto Balak: Build me here seven altars, - and prepare me here, seven bullocks and seven rams.

Webster

And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven oxen and seven rams.

World English Bible

Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams."

Youngs Literal Translation

And Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Build for me in this place seven altars, and make ready for me in this place seven bullocks and seven rams.'

Interlinear

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

בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

בּנה 
Banah 
Usage: 376

me here seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395
Usage: 395

מזבּח 
Mizbeach 
Usage: 401

פּר פּר 
Par 
Usage: 133

and seven
שׁבעה שׁבע 
Sheba` 
Usage: 395

References

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Balaam's Oracles

1 Then Balaam said to Balak, “Build seven altars for me here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here.” 2 Balak did just as Balaam had spoken, and Balak and Balaam offered up a bull and a ram on each altar.


Cross References

Numbers 23:29

Balaam said to Balak, “Build seven altars for me here and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here.”

Exodus 20:24

You shall make an altar of earth for Me, and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen; in every place where I cause My name to be remembered, I will come to you and bless you.

Exodus 27:1-8

“And you shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long and five cubits wide; the altar shall be square, and its height shall be three cubits.

Numbers 29:32

‘Then on the seventh day: seven bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs one year old without defect;

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said,
Has the Lord as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
As in obeying the voice of the Lord?
Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice,
And to heed than the fat of rams.

2 Kings 18:22

But if you say to me, ‘We trust in the Lord our God,’ is it not He whose high places and whose altars Hezekiah has taken away, and has said to Judah and to Jerusalem, ‘You shall worship before this altar in Jerusalem’?

1 Chronicles 15:26

Because God was helping the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the Lord, they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams.

2 Chronicles 29:21

They brought seven bulls, seven rams, seven lambs and seven male goats for a sin offering for the kingdom, the sanctuary, and Judah. And he ordered the priests, the sons of Aaron, to offer them on the altar of the Lord.

Job 42:8

Now therefore, take for yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to My servant Job, and offer up a burnt offering for yourselves, and My servant Job will pray for you. For I will accept him so that I may not do with you according to your folly, because you have not spoken of Me what is right, as My servant Job has.”

Psalm 50:8-9

“I do not reprove you for your sacrifices,
And your burnt offerings are continually before Me.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord,
But the prayer of the upright is His delight.

Isaiah 1:11-15

What are your multiplied sacrifices to Me?”
Says the Lord.
“I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams
And the fat of fed cattle;
And I take no pleasure in the blood of bulls, lambs or goats.

Ezekiel 33:31

They come to you as people come, and sit before you as My people and hear your words, but they do not do them, for they do the lustful desires expressed by their mouth, and their heart goes after their gain.

Ezekiel 45:23

During the seven days of the feast he shall provide as a burnt offering to the Lord seven bulls and seven rams without blemish on every day of the seven days, and a male goat daily for a sin offering.

Matthew 23:13

But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! For they have gone the way of Cain, and for pay they have rushed headlong into the error of Balaam, and perished in the rebellion of Korah.

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