Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Balak said to Balaam, "Come now, I will take you to another place; perhaps it will please God that you may curse me them from there."

New American Standard Bible

Then Balak said to Balaam, “Please come, I will take you to another place; perhaps it will be agreeable with God that you curse them for me from there.”

King James Version

And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, I pray thee, I will bring thee unto another place; peradventure it will please God that thou mayest curse me them from thence.

Holman Bible

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.”

International Standard Version

So Balak exhorted Balaam, "Let's go right now! I'll take you to another place. Maybe God will agree to have you curse them for me from there."

A Conservative Version

And Balak said to Balaam, Come now, I will take thee to another place. Perhaps it will please God that thou may curse them for me from there.

American Standard Version

And Balak said unto Balaam, Come now, I will take thee unto another place; peradventure it will please God that thou mayest curse me them from thence.

Amplified

Then Balak said to Balaam, “Please come; I will take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God to let you curse them for me from there.”

Bible in Basic English

Then Balak said to Balaam, Come now, I will take you to another place; it may be that God will let you put a curse on them from there.

Darby Translation

And Balak said to Balaam, Come, I pray thee, I will bring thee to another place; perhaps it will be right in the sight of God that thou curse me them from thence.

Julia Smith Translation

And Balak will say to Balaam, Come now, I will take thee to another place; perhaps it will be right in the eyes of God, and curse him to me from thence.

King James 2000

And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, I pray you, I will bring you unto another place; perhaps it will please God that you may curse me them from there.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Balak said to Balaam, "Please, come, I will take you to another place; perhaps {it will be acceptable to} God, and you will curse for me from there."

Modern King James verseion

And Balak said to Balaam, Please, come. I will bring you into another place. Perhaps it will please God that you will curse them for me from there.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Balak said unto Balaam, "Come, I pray thee; I will bring thee yet unto another place: so peradventure it shall please God that thou mayest curse them there."

NET Bible

Balak said to Balaam, "Come, please; I will take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God to let you curse them for me from there."

New Heart English Bible

Balak said to Balaam, "Come now, I will take you to another place; perhaps it will please God that you may curse me them from there."

The Emphasized Bible

And Balak said unto Balaam, Come, I pray thee! let me take thee unto another place, - peradventure, it may be right in the eyes of God, that thou revile me him. from thence.

Webster

And Balak said to Balaam, Come, I pray thee, I will bring thee to another place; perhaps it will please God that thou mayest from thence curse them for me.

Youngs Literal Translation

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.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

I pray thee, I will bring
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

אחר 
'acher 
Usage: 166

מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

קבב 
Qabab 
curse, at all
Usage: 11

Context Readings

Balaam Relocates Yet Again

26 But Balaam answered Balak, "Didn't I tell you, saying, 'All that Yahweh speaks, that I must do?'" 27 Balak said to Balaam, "Come now, I will take you to another place; perhaps it will please God that you may curse me them from there." 28 Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor, that looks down on the desert.



Cross References

Numbers 23:13

Balak said to him, "Please come with me to another place, where you may see them; you shall see but the utmost part of them, and shall not see them all: and curse me them from there."

Numbers 23:19-20

God is not a man, that he should lie, nor the son of man, that he should repent. Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?

Job 23:13

But he stands alone, and who can oppose him? What his soul desires, even that he does.

Proverbs 19:21

There are many plans in a man's heart, but Yahweh's counsel will prevail.

Proverbs 21:30

There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against Yahweh.

Isaiah 14:27

For Yahweh of Armies has planned, and who can stop it? His hand is stretched out, and who can turn it back?"

Isaiah 46:10-11

declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times things that are not [yet] done; saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure;

Malachi 3:6

"For I, Yahweh, don't change; therefore you, sons of Jacob, are not consumed.

Romans 11:29

For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.

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