Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Holman Bible

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

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?'"

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 And Balak saith unto Balaam, 'Neither pierce it at all, nor bless it at all;' 26 and Balaam answereth and saith unto Balak, 'Have I not spoken unto thee, saying, All that Jehovah speaketh -- it I do?' 27 And Balak saith unto Balaam, 'Come, I pray thee, I take thee unto another place; it may be it is right in the eyes of God -- to pierce it for me from thence.'



Cross References

Numbers 22:18

And Balaam answereth and saith unto the servants of Balak, 'If Balak doth give to me the fulness of his house of silver and gold, I am not able to pass over the command of Jehovah my God, to do a little or a great thing;

Numbers 22:38

And Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Lo, I have come unto thee; now -- am I at all able to speak anything? the word which God setteth in my mouth -- it I do speak.'

Numbers 23:12-13

and he answereth and saith, 'That which Jehovah doth put in my mouth -- it do I not take heed to speak?'

Numbers 24:12-13

And Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Did I not also unto thy messengers whom thou hast sent unto me, speak, saying,

1 Kings 22:14

And Micaiah saith, 'Jehovah liveth; surely that which Jehovah saith unto me -- it I speak.'

2 Chronicles 18:13

And Micaiah saith 'Jehovah liveth, surely that which my God saith, it I speak.'

Acts 4:19-20

and Peter and John answering unto them said, 'Whether it is righteous before God to hearken to you rather than to God, judge ye;

Acts 5:29

And Peter and the apostles answering, said, 'To obey God it behoveth, rather than men;

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