Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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

And the Lord put a speech in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return to Balak and thus shall you speak.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 God met Balaam: and he said to him, "I have prepared the seven altars, and I have offered up a bull and a ram on every altar." 5 Yahweh put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak." 6 He returned to him, and behold, he was standing by his burnt offering, he, and all the princes of Moab.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:18

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

Jeremiah 1:9

Then Yahweh put forth his hand, and touched my mouth; and Yahweh said to me, "Behold, I have put my words in your mouth.

Numbers 23:16

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

Isaiah 51:16

I have put my words in your mouth, and have covered you in the shadow of my hand, that I may plant the heavens, and lay the foundations of the earth, and tell Zion, 'You are my people.'"

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says Yahweh. "My Spirit who is on you, and my words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, nor out of the mouth of your seed, nor out of the mouth of your seed's seed," says Yahweh, "from henceforth 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, go with them; but only the word which I speak to you, that you shall do."

Numbers 22:35

The angel of Yahweh said to Balaam, "Go with the men; but only the word that I shall speak to you, that you shall speak." So Balaam went with the princes of Balak.

Proverbs 16:1

The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.

Proverbs 16:9

A man's heart plans his course, but Yahweh directs his steps.

Luke 12:12

for the Holy Spirit will teach you in that same hour what you must say."

John 11:51

Now he didn't say this of himself, but being high priest that year, he prophesied that Jesus would die for the nation,

Jump To Previous

Jump To Next

Word Concordance

Holman Christian Standard Bible®, Copyright © 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2009 by Holman Bible Publishers.

International Standard Version Copyright © 1996-2008 by the ISV Foundation.

New American Standard Bible Copyright ©1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1995 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved. For Permission to Quote Information visit http://www.lockman.org

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain