Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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."

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 And God cometh unto Balaam, and he saith unto Him, 'The seven altars I have arranged, and I offer a bullock and a ram on the altar;' 5 and Jehovah putteth a word in the mouth of Balaam, and saith, 'Turn back unto Balak, and thus thou dost speak.' 6 And he turneth back unto him, and lo, he is standing by his burnt-offering, he and all the princes of Moab.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 18:18

a prophet I raise up to them, out of the midst of their brethren, like to thee; and I have given my words in his mouth, and he hath spoken unto them all that which I command him;

Jeremiah 1:9

And Jehovah putteth forth His hand, and striketh against my mouth, and Jehovah saith unto me, 'Lo, I have put my words in thy mouth.

Numbers 23:16

and Jehovah cometh unto Balaam, and setteth a word in his mouth, and saith, 'Turn back unto Balak, and thus thou dost speak.'

Isaiah 51:16

And I put My words in thy mouth, And with the shadow of My hand have covered thee, To plant the heavens, and to found earth, And to say to Zion, 'My people art thou.'

Isaiah 59:21

And I -- this is My covenant with them, said Jehovah, My Spirit that is on thee, And My words that I have put in thy mouth, Depart not from thy mouth, And from the mouth of thy seed, And from the mouth of thy seed's seed, said Jehovah, From henceforth unto the age!

Numbers 22:20

And God cometh in unto Balaam, by night, and saith to him, 'If to call for thee the men have come, rise, go with them, and only the thing which I speak unto thee -- it thou dost do.'

Numbers 22:35

And the messenger of Jehovah saith unto Balaam, 'Go with the men; and only the word which I speak unto thee -- it thou dost speak;' and Balaam goeth with the princes of Balak.

Proverbs 16:1

Of man are arrangements of the heart, And from Jehovah an answer of the tongue.

Proverbs 16:9

The heart of man deviseth his way, And Jehovah establisheth his step.

Luke 12:12

for the Holy Spirit shall teach you in that hour what it behoveth you to say.'

John 11:51

And this he said not of himself, but being chief priest of that year, he did prophesy that Jesus was about to die for the nation,

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