Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and thus thou shalt speak.

Holman Bible

Then the Lord put a message in Balaam’s mouth and said, “Return to Balak and say what I tell you.”

International Standard Version

Then the LORD gave Balaam this message. "Return to Balak and speak to him."

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

Then the Lord put a speech in Balaam’s mouth, and said, “Return to Balak, and you shall speak thus.”

Bible in Basic English

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

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah will put the word in Balaam's mouth, and say, Turn back to Balak, and thus shalt thou speak.

King James 2000

And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and thus you shall speak.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Yahweh put a word in the mouth of Balaam and said, "Return to Balak, and you must speak thus."

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah put a word in Balaam's mouth and said, Return to Balak, and so you shall speak.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And the LORD put a saying in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Go again to Balak and say on this wise."

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

The LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak."

The Emphasized Bible

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

Webster

And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus thou shalt speak.

World English Bible

Yahweh put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak."

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Interlinear

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

Usage: 0

put
שׂים שׂוּם 
Suwm 
Usage: 580

a word
דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

and said

Usage: 0

שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

בּלק 
Balaq 
Usage: 43

Context Readings

Balaam's Oracles

4 Now God met Balaam, and he said to Him, “I have set up the seven altars, and I have offered up a bull and a ram on each altar.” 5 Then the Lord put a word in Balaam’s mouth and said, “Return to Balak, and you shall speak thus.” 6 So he returned to him, and behold, he was standing beside his burnt offering, he and all the leaders of Moab.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:18

I will raise up a prophet from among their countrymen like you, and I will put My words in his mouth, and he shall speak to them all that I command him.

Jeremiah 1:9

Then the Lord stretched out His hand and touched my mouth, and the Lord said to me,
“Behold, I have put My words in your mouth.

Numbers 23:16

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

Isaiah 51:16

I have put My words in your mouth and have covered you with the shadow of My hand, to establish the heavens, to found the earth, and to say to Zion, ‘You are My people.’”

Isaiah 59:21

“As for Me, this is My covenant with them,” says the Lord: “My Spirit which is upon you, and My words which I have put in your mouth shall not depart from your mouth, nor from the mouth of your offspring, nor from the mouth of your offspring’s offspring,” says the Lord, “from now and forever.”

Numbers 22:20

God came to Balaam at night and said to him, “If the men have come to call you, rise up and go with them; but only the word which I speak to you shall you do.”

Numbers 22:35

But the angel of the Lord said to Balaam, “Go with the men, but you shall speak only the word which I tell you.” So Balaam went along with the leaders of Balak.

Proverbs 16:1

The plans of the heart belong to man,
But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

Proverbs 16:9

The mind of man plans his way,
But the Lord directs his steps.

Luke 12:12

for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that very hour what you ought to say.”

John 11:51

Now he did not say this on his own initiative, but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus was going to die for the nation,

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