Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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,

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their 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 noticed that the LORD was pleased that Balaam was blessing Israel, he didn't behave as he had time after time before, that is, to practice divination. Instead, he turned with his face to the wilderness, 2 looked up, and saw Israel encamped in their respective tribal order. Just then, the spirit of God came upon him. 3 Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "A declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man.



Cross References

1 Samuel 19:20

Saul sent messengers to take David, and they saw a group of prophets caught up in prophetic ecstasy, with Samuel standing beside them leading them. Then the Spirit of God came on Saul's messengers, and they also were caught up in prophetic ecstasy.

2 Chronicles 15:1

After this, the Spirit of God came to rest on Oded's son Azariah,

1 Samuel 10:10

When they arrived there at Gibeah, a band of prophets was right there to meet them. The Spirit of God came upon Saul, and he prophesied along with them.

1 Samuel 19:23

Someone replied, "They're at Naioth in Ramah." Saul went to Naioth in Ramah, and the Spirit of God came on him also. He continued in prophetic ecstasy until he came to Naioth in Ramah.

Numbers 2:2-34

"Every single Israeli is to encamp beneath his standard with the emblem of his ancestral house. The Israelis are to encamp in front of and surrounding the Tent of Meeting."

Numbers 11:25-29

The LORD came down in a cloud, spoke to Moses, and made an apportionment from the spirit who rested on him to the 70 elders. When the spirit rested on them, they prophesied, but that was it.

Numbers 23:9-10

I saw them from the top of the rocks. I watched them from the hills. Truly this is a people that lives by itself and doesn't matter among the nations.

Numbers 24:5

Jacob, your tents are so fine, as well as your dwelling places, O Israel!

Song of Songs 6:4

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

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is this who appears like the dawn, beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun, awesome as an army with banners?

Matthew 7:22

Many will say to me on that day, "Lord, Lord, we prophesied in your name, drove out demons in your name, and performed many miracles in your name, didn't we?'

Matthew 10:4

Simon the Cananaean and Judas Iscariot, who later betrayed Jesus.

Matthew 10:8

Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse lepers, drive out demons. You have received without payment, so give without payment.

Luke 10:20

However, stop rejoicing because the spirits are submitting to you. Instead, rejoice because your names are written in heaven."

John 11:49-51

But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, told them, "You don't know anything!

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