Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

and Jehovah cometh unto Balaam, and setteth a word in his mouth, and saith, 'Turn back unto Balak, and thus thou dost speak.'

New American Standard Bible

Then the Lord met Balaam and put a word in his mouth and said, “Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak.”

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

The Lord met with Balaam and put a message in his mouth. Then He said, “Return to Balak and say what I tell you.”

International Standard Version

Then the LORD met with Balaam and gave a message to him. "Now go back to Balak and speak to him."

A Conservative Version

And LORD met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus shall thou speak.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and thus shalt thou speak.

Amplified

Then the Lord met Balaam and put a speech in his mouth, and said, “Go back to Balak and you shall speak thus.”

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord came to Balaam, and put words in his mouth, and said, Go back to Balak, and this is what you are to say.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus shalt thou speak.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will meet Balaam, and he will put the word in his mouth, and say, Turn back to Balak, and thus shalt thou speak

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Yahweh met with Balaam, and he put a word in his mouth, and he said, "Return to Balak, and you must speak thus."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah met Balaam and put a word in his mouth, and said, Go again to Balak and say this.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

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

NET Bible

Then the Lord met Balaam and put a message in his mouth and said, "Return to Balak, and speak what I tell you."

New Heart English Bible

The LORD met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and say this."

The Emphasized Bible

And Yahweh met Balaam, and put a word into his mouth, - and said - Return unto Balak and thus shalt thou speak.

Webster

And the LORD met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Go again to Balak, and say thus.

World English Bible

Yahweh met Balaam, and put a word in his mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and say this."

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

met
קרה 
Qarah 
Usage: 27

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

and put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

a word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

and said

Usage: 0

Go again
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

and say
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Verse Info

Context Readings

Balaam Relocates

15 And he saith unto Balak, 'Station thyself here by thy burnt-offering, and I -- I meet Him there;' 16 and Jehovah cometh unto Balaam, and setteth a word in his mouth, and saith, 'Turn back unto Balak, and thus thou dost speak.' 17 And he cometh unto him, and lo, he is standing by his burnt-offering, and the princes of Moab with him, and Balak saith to him: 'What hath Jehovah spoken?'



Cross References

Numbers 23:5

and Jehovah putteth a word in the mouth of Balaam, and saith, 'Turn back unto Balak, and thus thou dost speak.'

Numbers 22:35

And the messenger of Jehovah saith unto Balaam, 'Go with the men; and only the word which I speak unto thee -- it thou dost speak;' and Balaam goeth with the princes of Balak.

Numbers 24:1

And Balaam seeth that it is good in the eyes of Jehovah to bless Israel, and he hath not gone as time by time to meet enchantments, and he setteth towards the wilderness his face;

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