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Summary

And he took up his parable, and said, Balak the king of Moab hath brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, Come, curse me Jacob, and come, defy Israel.

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Bible References

He took

Numbers 23:18
Then he took up his parable and said, Rise up, Balak, and hear; hearken unto me, thou son of Zippor:
Numbers 24:3
Then he took up his parable and said, Balaam, the son of Beor, has said and the man whose eyes are open has said,
Job 27:1
Moreover, Job continued his parable and said,
Job 29:1
Moreover, Job continued his parable and said,
Psalm 78:2
I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter enigmas of old,
Ezekiel 17:2
Son of man, propose a figure and compose an enigma unto the house of Israel
Ezekiel 20:49
Then I said, Ah Lord GOD! they say of me, Does he not speak parables?
Micah 2:4
In that time shall one take up a saying against you and lament with a doleful lamentation and say, We have been utterly destroyed; he has changed the portion of my people; how has he taken our fields! He has given and divided our fields unto others.
Habakkuk 2:6
Shall not all these take up a parable against him and a taunting enigma against him and say, Woe to him that multiplied that which was not his! And for how long would he pile thick clay upon himself?
Matthew 13:33
He spoke another parable unto them: The kingdom of the heavens is like unto leaven, which a woman took and hid in three measures of meal until the whole was leavened.
Mark 12:12
And they sought to lay hold on him but feared the multitude, for they understood that he had spoken the parable against them, and leaving him, they went away.

Come

Numbers 22:6
Come now therefore, I pray thee, curse me this people, for they are too mighty for me; peradventure I shall be able to smite them and drive them out of the land; for I know that he whom thou blessest shall be blessed, and he whom thou cursest shall be cursed.
Proverbs 26:2
As the sparrow in its wandering, as the swallow in its flight, so the curse causeless shall never come.

Defy israel

1 Samuel 17:10
And the Philistine said, I have dishonoured the ranks of Israel today; give me a man that we may fight together.
2 Samuel 21:21
And when he dishonoured Israel, Jonathan, the son of Shimea, the brother of David, slew him.
2 Samuel 23:9
And after him was Eleazar, the son of Dodo, the Ahohite, one of the three mighty men who were with David, when they defied the Philistines that were there gathered together to battle, and those of Israel were gone away.

General references

Numbers 23:11
Then Balak said unto Balaam, What hast thou done unto me? I took thee to curse my enemies, and, behold, thou hast blessed them altogether.
Numbers 24:15
And he took up his parable and said, Balaam, the son of Beor, has said, the man whose eyes are open has said,