Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

But Balaam answered him, “Didn’t I tell you: Whatever the Lord says, I must do?”

New American Standard Bible

But Balaam replied to Balak, "Did I not tell you, 'Whatever the LORD speaks, that I must do'?"

King James Version

But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that the LORD speaketh, that I must do?

International Standard Version

"Didn't I tell you," Balaam responded to Balak, "that I'll say whatever the LORD tells me to say?"

A Conservative Version

But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Did I not tell thee, saying, All that LORD speaks, that I must do?

American Standard Version

But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that Jehovah speaketh, that I must do?

Amplified

But Balaam answered Balak, Did I not say to you, All the Lord speaks, that I must do?

Bible in Basic English

But Balaam in answer said to Balak, Did I not say to you, I may only do what the Lord says?

Darby Translation

And Balaam answered and said to Balak, Did I not tell thee, saying, All that Jehovah shall speak, that will I do?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Then Balaam said unto Balak, Did I not tell thee that all that the LORD says unto me, that I must do?

Julia Smith Translation

And Balsam will answer and say to Balak, Spake I not to thee, saying, All which Jehovah shall speak I will do it?

King James 2000

But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I you, saying, All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But Balaam answered and said to Balak, "Did I not speak to you, saying, 'Whatever Yahweh speaks I will do'?"

Modern King James verseion

But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Did I not tell you, saying, All that Jehovah speaks, that I must do?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Balaam answered and said unto Balak, "Told not I thee, saying, 'All that the LORD biddeth me, that I must do?'"

NET Bible

But Balaam replied to Balak, "Did I not tell you, 'All that the Lord speaks, I must do'?"

New Heart English Bible

But Balaam answered Balak, "Did I not tell you, saying, 'All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?'"

The Emphasized Bible

And Balaam responded, and said unto Balak, - Spake I not unto thee, saying, All that Yahweh shall speak, that, must I do?

Webster

But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Did I not tell thee, saying, All that the LORD speaketh, that I must do?

World English Bible

But Balaam answered Balak, "Didn't I tell you, saying, 'All that Yahweh speaks, that I must do?'"

Youngs Literal Translation

and Balaam answereth and saith unto Balak, 'Have I not spoken unto thee, saying, All that Jehovah speaketh -- it I do?'

Interlinear

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

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

and said

Usage: 0

בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

not I thee, saying

Usage: 0

All that the Lord

Usage: 0

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

Verse Info

Context Readings

Balaam Relocates Yet Again

25 Then Balak told Balaam, “Don’t curse them and don’t bless them!” 26 But Balaam answered him, “Didn’t I tell you: Whatever the Lord says, I must do?” 27 Again Balak said to Balaam, “Please come. I will take you to another place. Maybe it will be agreeable to God that you can put a curse on them for me there.”



Cross References

Numbers 22:18

But Balaam responded to the servants of Balak, “If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go against the command of the Lord my God to do anything small or great.

Numbers 22:38

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.”

Numbers 23:12-13

He answered, “Shouldn’t I say exactly what the Lord puts in my mouth?”

Numbers 24:12-13

Balaam answered Balak, “Didn’t I previously tell the messengers you sent me:

1 Kings 22:14

But Micaiah said, “As the Lord lives, I will say whatever the Lord says to me.”

2 Chronicles 18:13

But Micaiah said, “As the Lord lives, I will say whatever my God says.”

Acts 4:19-20

But Peter and John answered them, “Whether it’s right in the sight of God for us to listen to you rather than to God, you decide;

Acts 5:29

But Peter and the apostles replied, “We must obey God rather than men.

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