Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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.

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 Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams." 2 Balak did as Balaam had spoken; and Balak and Balaam offered on every altar a bull and a ram.


Cross References

Numbers 23:29

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

Exodus 20:24

You shall make an altar of earth for me, and shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your cattle. In every place where I record my name I will come to you and I will bless you.

Exodus 27:1-8

"You shall make the altar of acacia wood, five cubits long, and five cubits broad; the altar shall be foursquare: and its height shall be three cubits.

Numbers 29:32

"'On the seventh day seven bulls, two rams, fourteen male lambs a year old without blemish;

1 Samuel 15:22

Samuel said, "Has Yahweh as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of Yahweh? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams.

2 Kings 18:22

But if you tell me, 'We trust in Yahweh our God;' isn't that 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

It happened, when God helped the Levites who bore the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, that they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams.

2 Chronicles 29:21

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

Job 42:8

Now therefore, take to yourselves seven bulls and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you, for I will accept him, that I not deal with you according to your folly. For you have not spoken of me the thing that is right, as my servant Job has."

Psalm 50:8-9

I don't rebuke you for your sacrifices. Your burnt offerings are continually before me.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Isaiah 1:11-15

"What are the multitude of your sacrifices to me?," says Yahweh. "I have had enough of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed animals. I don't delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of male goats.

Ezekiel 33:31

They come to you as the people come, and they sit before you as my people, and they hear your words, but don't do them; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.

Ezekiel 45:23

The seven days of the feast he shall prepare a burnt offering to Yahweh, seven bulls and seven rams without blemish daily the seven days; and a male goat daily for a sin offering.

Matthew 23:13

"Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you devour widows' houses, and as a pretense you make long prayers. Therefore you will receive greater condemnation.

Jude 1:11

Woe to them! For they went in the way of Cain, and ran riotously in the error of Balaam for hire, and perished in Korah's rebellion.

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