Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"Therefore, flee to your place now. I said I would honor you greatly, but behold, the LORD has held you back from honor."

King James Version

Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.

Holman Bible

Now go to your home! I said I would reward you richly, but look, the Lord has denied you a reward."

International Standard Version

Now get out of here! I had promised you that I would definitely honor you, but now the LORD has kept me from doing that!"

A Conservative Version

Therefore now flee thou to thy place. I thought to promote thee to great honor, but, lo, LORD has kept thee back from honor.

American Standard Version

Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honor; but, lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honor.

Amplified

Therefore now go back where you belong and do it in a hurry! I had intended to promote you to great honor, but behold, the Lord has held you back from honor.

Bible in Basic English

Go back quickly to the place you came from: it was my purpose to give you a place of honour, but now the Lord has kept you back from honour.

Darby Translation

And now flee thou to thy place; I said I would very highly honour thee, and behold, Jehovah has kept thee back from honour.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, now flee thou to thy place; I said that I would honour thee; but, behold, the LORD has deprived thee of honour.

Julia Smith Translation

And now flee for thyself to thy place: I said, Honoring, I will honor thee, and behold, Jehovah withheld thee from honor.

King James 2000

Therefore now flee to your place: I thought to promote you unto great honor; but, lo, the LORD has kept you back from honor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Flee} to your place now. I said I would richly honor you, but look, Yahweh has withheld honor from you."

Modern King James verseion

Therefore now flee to your place. I thought to lift you up to great honor, but lo, Jehovah has kept you back from honor.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and now get thee quickly unto thy place. I thought that I would promote thee unto honour, but the LORD hath kept thee back from worship."

NET Bible

So now, go back where you came from! I said that I would greatly honor you; but now the Lord has stood in the way of your honor."

New Heart English Bible

Therefore now flee you to your place. I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, the LORD has kept you back from honor."

The Emphasized Bible

Now, therefore, flee thou unto thy place, - I said, I will, highly honour, thee; but lo! Yahweh hath kept thee back from honour.

Webster

Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee to great honor; but lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honor.

World English Bible

Therefore now flee you to your place! I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, Yahweh has kept you back from honor."

Youngs Literal Translation

and now, flee for thyself unto thy place; I have said, I do greatly honour thee, and lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honour.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּרח 
Barach 
Usage: 64

thou to thy place
מקמה מקומה מקם מקום 
Maqowm 
Usage: 401

to promote
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

but, lo, the Lord

Usage: 0

References

American

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

10 Then Balak's anger burned against Balaam, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have persisted in blessing them these three times! 11 "Therefore, flee to your place now. I said I would honor you greatly, but behold, the LORD has held you back from honor." 12 Balaam said to Balak, "Did I not tell your messengers whom you had sent to me, saying,



Cross References

Numbers 22:17

for I will indeed honor you richly, and I will do whatever you say to me. Please come then, curse this people for me.'"

Numbers 22:37

Then Balak said to Balaam, "Did I not urgently send to you to call you? Why did you not come to me? Am I really unable to honor you?"

Matthew 19:28-30

And Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Acts 8:20

But Peter said to him, "May your silver perish with you, because you thought you could obtain the gift of God with money!

Philippians 3:8

More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,

Hebrews 11:24-26

By faith Moses, when he had grown up, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter,

1 Peter 5:2-3

shepherd the flock of God among you, exercising oversight not under compulsion, but voluntarily, according to the will of God; and not for sordid gain, but with eagerness;

2 John 1:8

Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.

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