Parallel Verses

Youngs Literal Translation

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

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.

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 And Balaam seeth that it is good in the eyes of Jehovah to bless Israel, and he hath not gone as time by time to meet enchantments, and he setteth towards the wilderness his face; 2 and Balaam lifteth up his eyes, and seeth Israel tabernacling, by its tribes, and the Spirit of God is upon him, 3 and he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'An affirmation of Balaam son of Beor -- And an affirmation of the man whose eyes are shut --



Cross References

1 Samuel 19:20

And Saul sendeth messengers to take David, and they see the assembly of the prophets prophesying, and Samuel standing, set over them, and the Spirit of God is on Saul's messengers, and they prophesy -- they also.

2 Chronicles 15:1

And upon Azariah son of Oded hath been the Spirit of God,

1 Samuel 10:10

and they come in thither to the height, and lo, a band of prophets -- to meet him, and prosper over him doth the Spirit of God, and he prophesieth in their midst.

1 Samuel 19:23

And he goeth thither -- unto Naioth in Ramah, and the Spirit of God is upon him -- him also; and he goeth, going on, and he prophesieth till his coming in to Naioth in Ramah,

Numbers 2:2-34

'Each by his standard, with ensigns of the house of their fathers, do the sons of Israel encamp; over-against round about the tent of meeting they encamp.'

Numbers 11:25-29

and Jehovah cometh down in the cloud, and speaketh unto him, and keepeth back of the Spirit which is on him, and putteth on the seventy men of the elders; and it cometh to pass at the resting of the Spirit on them, that they prophesy, and do not cease.

Numbers 23:9-10

For from the top of rocks I see it, And from heights I behold it; Lo a people! alone it doth tabernacle, And among nations doth not reckon itself.

Numbers 24:5

How good have been thy tents, O Jacob, Thy tabernacles, O Israel;

Song of Songs 6:4

Fair art thou, my friend, as Tirzah, Comely as Jerusalem, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts.

Song of Songs 6:10

Who is this that is looking forth as morning, Fair as the moon -- clear as the sun, Awe-inspiring as bannered hosts?'

Matthew 7:22

Many will say to me in that day, Lord, lord, have we not in thy name prophesied? and in thy name cast out demons? and in thy name done many mighty things?

Matthew 10:4

Simon the Cananite, and Judas Iscariot, who did also deliver him up.

Matthew 10:8

infirm ones be healing, lepers be cleansing, dead be raising, demons be casting out -- freely ye did receive, freely give.

Luke 10:20

but, in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subjected to you, but rejoice rather that your names were written in the heavens.'

John 11:49-51

and a certain one of them, Caiaphas, being chief priest of that year, said to them, 'Ye have not known anything,

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