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

References

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Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

1 And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he did not go, as the first and second times, to seek for enchantments, 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 Then he took up his parable and said, Balaam, the son of Beor, has said and the man whose eyes are open has said,



Cross References

1 Samuel 19:20

And Saul sent messengers to take David, and when they saw the company of the prophets prophesying and Samuel standing as appointed over them, the Spirit of God came upon the messengers of Saul, and they also prophesied.

2 Chronicles 15:1

And the Spirit of God came upon Azariah, the son of Oded;

1 Samuel 10:10

And when they came there to the hill, behold, the company of prophets met him, and the Spirit of God prospered him, and he prophesied among them.

1 Samuel 19:23

And he went there to Naioth in Ramah, and the Spirit of God came upon him also, and he went on and prophesied, until he came to Naioth in Ramah.

Numbers 2:2-34

Each man of the sons of Israel shall pitch by his own standard, according to the ensigns of the houses of their fathers; round about the tabernacle of the testimony shall they pitch.

Numbers 11:25-29

Then the LORD came down in the cloud and spoke unto him and took of the spirit that was in him and gave it unto the seventy elders, and it came to pass that when the spirit rested upon them, they prophesied and did not cease.

Numbers 23:9-10

For from the top of the rocks I have seen him, and from the hills I beheld him; behold, a people that shall dwell in confidence and shall not be counted among the Gentiles.

Numbers 24:5

How beautiful are thy tents, O Jacob, and thy habitations, O Israel!

Song of Songs 6:4

Thou art beautiful, O my love, as Tirzah, as desirable as Jerusalem, imposing as the standard-bearer of the army.

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is she that shows herself forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and imposing as the standard-bearer of the army?

Matthew 7:22

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?

Matthew 10:4

Simon the Canaanite and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him.

Matthew 10:8

Heal the sick, cleanse the lepers, raise the dead, cast out demons; freely ye have received, freely give.

Luke 10:20

Notwithstanding, rejoice not in this, that the spirits are subject unto you, but rather rejoice because your names are written in the heavens.

John 11:49-51

And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all

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