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And Balak said unto him, Come, I pray thee, with me unto another place, from whence thou mayest see them: thou shalt see but the utmost part of them, and shalt not see them all: and curse me them from thence.
1 Kings 20:23
And, the servants of the king of Syria, said unto him, - Gods of the mountains, are their gods, for this cause, prevailed they against us, - but, only let us fight with them in the plain, and verily we shall prevail against them.
O my people! remember, I pray you, what Balak king of Moab, counseled, and what Balaam son of Beer, answered him, - from the Acacias as far as Gilgal, that ye may know the righteousness of Yahweh.
And it came to pass in the morning, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up the high places of Baal, - and he saw from thence the utmost part of the people.
And curse me
Then rose up Balak, son of Zippor, king of Moab, and made war with Israel, - and sent and called for Balaam son of Beor, to curse you;
Because he loved cursing, May it have come upon him, Because he delighted not in blessing, May it have kept far from him;
Therewith, are we blessing our Lord and Father, and, therewith, we are cursing the men who, after the likeness of God, have been brought into being!
And Balaam responded, and said unto Balak, - Spake I not unto thee, saying, All that Yahweh shall speak, that, must I do?