Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

He saith, who heareth the words of God, who seeth the vision of the Almighty, who falleth down, and who hath his eyes open:

New American Standard Bible

The oracle of him who hears the words of God, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered,

King James Version

He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

Holman Bible

the oracle of one who hears the sayings of God,
who sees a vision from the Almighty,
who falls into a trance with his eyes uncovered:

International Standard Version

A declaration from one who hears what God has to say, who saw the vision that the Almighty revealed, who keeps stumbling with open eyes.

A Conservative Version

he says who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of the Almighty, falling down, and having his eyes open,

American Standard Version

He saith, who heareth the words of God, Who seeth the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, and having his eyes open:

Amplified

He [Balaam] who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of the Almighty, falling down, but having his eyes open and uncovered, he says:

Bible in Basic English

He says, whose ears are open to the words of God, who has seen the vision of the Ruler of all, falling down, but having his eyes open:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

he who has heard the words of God has said, who saw the vision of the Almighty, fallen, but having his eyes open:

Julia Smith Translation

He said, hearing the sayings of God, who will see the vision of the Almighty, falling, and the eyes being uncovered:

King James 2000

He has said, who heard the words of God, who saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

Lexham Expanded Bible

the declaration of the hearer of God's words, who sees the revelation of Shaddai, falling down but [whose] eyes are uncovered.

Modern King James verseion

he has said; he who heard the words of God, who saw the vision of the Almighty, falling down but having his eyes open;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and the man whose eye is open hath said; he hath said, which heareth the words of God and seeth the visions of the almighty, which falleth down and his eyes are opened:

NET Bible

the oracle of the one who hears the words of God, who sees a vision from the Almighty, although falling flat on the ground with eyes open:

New Heart English Bible

he says, who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of Shaddai, falling down, and having his eyes open:

The Emphasized Bible

The oracle of one hearing sayings of GOD, Who the sight of the Almighty, receiveth in vision, Who falleth down but hath unveiled eyes: -

Webster

He hath said, who heard the words of God, who saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

World English Bible

he says, who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of the Almighty, falling down, and having his eyes open:

Youngs Literal Translation

An affirmation of him who is hearing sayings of God -- Who a vision of the Almighty seeth, Falling -- and eyes uncovered:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
He hath said
נאם 
N@'um 
Usage: 376

the words
אמר 
'emer 
Usage: 49

of God
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

חזה 
Chazah 
Usage: 54

the vision
מחזה 
Machazeh 
Usage: 4

of the Almighty
שׁדּי 
Shadday 
Usage: 48

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

3 And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor saith, and the man of opened eye saith, 4 He saith, who heareth the words of God, who seeth the vision of the Almighty, who falleth down, and who hath his eyes open: 5 How goodly are thy tents, Jacob, and thy tabernacles, Israel!



Cross References

Numbers 12:6

And he said, Hear now my words: If there be a prophet among you, I Jehovah will make myself known to him in a vision, I will speak to him in a dream.

Ezekiel 1:28

As the appearance of the bow that is in the cloud in the day of rain, so was the appearance of the brightness round about. This was the appearance of the likeness of the glory of Jehovah. And when I saw, I fell on my face, and I heard a voice of one that spoke.

Revelation 1:10

I became in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a great voice as of a trumpet,

Revelation 1:17

And when I saw him I fell at his feet as dead; and he laid his right hand upon me, saying, Fear not; I am the first and the last,

Genesis 15:1

After these things the word of Jehovah came to Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram; I am thy shield, thy exceeding great reward.

Genesis 15:12

And as the sun was just going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and behold, a horror, a great darkness, fell upon him.

Numbers 22:20

Then God came to Balaam at night, and said to him, If the men have come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but only what I shall say unto thee shalt thou do.

Numbers 22:31

Then Jehovah opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the Angel of Jehovah standing in the way, and his sword drawn in his hand; and he bowed and prostrated himself on his face.

1 Samuel 19:24

And he himself also stripped off his clothes, and prophesied, himself also, before Samuel, and lay down naked all that day and all that night. Wherefore they say, Is Saul also among the prophets?

Psalm 89:19

Then thou spakest in vision of thy Holy One, and saidst, I have laid help upon a mighty one; I have exalted one chosen out of the people.

Daniel 8:17-18

And he came near where I stood; and when he came, I was afraid, and fell on my face; and he said unto me, Understand, son of man; for the vision is for the time of the end.

Daniel 8:26-27

And the vision of the evening and the morning which hath been told is true; but close thou up the vision, for it is for many days to come.

Daniel 10:15-16

And as he was speaking with me according to these words, I set my face toward the ground, and I became dumb.

Acts 10:10

And he became hungry and desired to eat. But as they were making ready an ecstasy came upon him:

Acts 10:19

But as Peter continued pondering over the vision, the Spirit said to him, Behold, three men seek thee;

Acts 22:17

And it came to pass when I had returned to Jerusalem, and as I was praying in the temple, that I became in ecstasy,

2 Corinthians 12:1-4

Well, it is not of profit to me to boast, for I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.

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