Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

King James Version

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.

Holman Bible

When Balaam looked up and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe, the Spirit of God came on him,

International Standard Version

looked up, and saw Israel encamped in their respective tribal order. Just then, the spirit of God came upon him.

A Conservative Version

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes, and the Spirit of God came upon him.

American Standard Version

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Amplified

And Balaam raised his eyes and he saw Israel living in their tents tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came on him.

Bible in Basic English

And lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel there, with their tents in the order of their tribes: and the spirit of God came on him.

Darby Translation

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel dwelling in tents according to his tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Balsam will lift up his eyes and see Israel dwelling according to his tribes; and the spirit of God will be upon him.

King James 2000

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in its tents according to its tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Balaam lift up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to its tribes, and the spirit of God was upon it.

Modern King James verseion

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel pitched, according to their tribes. And the Spirit of God came upon him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and lift up his eyes and looked upon Israel as he lay with his tribes, and the spirit of God came upon him.

NET Bible

When Balaam lifted up his eyes, he saw Israel camped tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

New Heart English Bible

Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came on him.

The Emphasized Bible

So Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel, dwelling, according to his tribes, - then came upon him the Spirit of God;

Webster

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes, and the spirit of God came upon him.

World English Bible

Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came on him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and Balaam lifteth up his eyes, and seeth Israel tabernacling, by its tribes, and the Spirit of God is upon him,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּלעם 
Bil`am 
Usage: 61

lifted up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

and he saw
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

ישׂראל 
Yisra'el 
Usage: 2505

שׁכן 
Shakan 
Usage: 128

שׁבט 
Shebet 
Usage: 190

and the spirit
רוּח 
Ruwach 
Usage: 378

of God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

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Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

1 When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go as at other times to seek omens but he set his face toward the wilderness. 2 And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him. 3 He took up his discourse and said,
The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor,
And the oracle of the man whose eye is opened;



Cross References

1 Samuel 19:20

Then Saul sent messengers to take David, but when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying, with Samuel standing and presiding over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul; and they also prophesied.

2 Chronicles 15:1

Now the Spirit of God came on Azariah the son of Oded,

1 Samuel 10:10

When they came to the hill there, behold, a group of prophets met him; and the Spirit of God came upon him mightily, so that he prophesied among them.

1 Samuel 19:23

He proceeded there to Naioth in Ramah; and the Spirit of God came upon him also, so that he went along prophesying continually until he came to Naioth in Ramah.

Numbers 2:2-34

The sons of Israel shall camp, each by his own standard, with the banners of their fathers’ households; they shall camp around the tent of meeting at a distance.

Numbers 11:25-29

Then the Lord came down in the cloud and spoke to him; and He took of the Spirit who was upon him and placed Him upon the seventy elders. And when the Spirit rested upon them, they prophesied. But they did not do it again.

Numbers 23:9-10

“As I see him from the top of the rocks,
And I look at him from the hills;
Behold, a people who dwells apart,
And will not be reckoned among the nations.

Numbers 24:5

How fair are your tents, O Jacob,
Your dwellings, O Israel!

Song of Songs 6:4

You are as beautiful as Tirzah, my darling,
As lovely as Jerusalem,
As awesome as an army with banners.

Song of Songs 6:10

‘Who is this that grows like the dawn,
As beautiful as the full moon,
As pure as the sun,
As awesome as an army with banners?’

Matthew 7:22

Many will say to Me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in Your name, and in Your name cast out demons, and in Your name perform many miracles?’

Matthew 10:4

Simon the Zealot, and Judas Iscariot, the one who betrayed Him.

Matthew 10:8

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers, cast out demons. Freely you received, freely give.

Luke 10:20

Nevertheless do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are recorded in heaven.”

John 11:49-51

But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, “You know nothing at all,

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