Parallel Verses

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.

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:

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:

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:

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

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Balaam Continues To Utter Oracles

3 Balaam uttered this prophetic statement: "A declaration by Beor's son Balaam, a declaration by the strong, blind man. 4 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. 5 Jacob, your tents are so fine, as well as your dwelling places, O Israel!



Cross References

Numbers 12:6

Then he told the two of them: "Pay attention to what I have to say! When there is a prophet among you, won't I, the LORD, reveal myself to him in a vision? Won't I speak with him in a dream?

Ezekiel 1:28

The appearance of the radiant light resembled that of a rainbow shining in a cloud on a rainy day. This was what the appearance of the form of the glory of the LORD resembled. When I saw all of this, I fell flat on my face. Then I heard a voice speaking.

Revelation 1:10

I came to be in the Spirit on the Day of the Lord, when I heard a loud voice behind me like a trumpet,

Revelation 1:17

When I saw him, I fell down at his feet like a dead man. But he placed his right hand on me and said, "Stop being afraid! I am the first and the last,

Genesis 15:1

Some time later, a message came from the LORD to Abram in a vision. "Stop being afraid, Abram," he said. "I myself your shield am your very great reward."

Genesis 15:12

As the sun began to set, Abram was overcome with deep sleep, and suddenly a frightening and terrifying darkness descended on him.

Numbers 22:20

God came to visit Balaam that same night and told him, "If the men come to call on you, get up and go with them, but be sure to do only what I tell you to do."

Numbers 22:31

Then the LORD enabled Balaam to see, so he observed the angel of the LORD standing in the way, with an unsheathed sword in his hand. So he bowed down and prostrated himself on his face.

1 Samuel 19:24

He also removed his clothes and was caught up in prophetic ecstasy right in front of Samuel! He fell down naked and remained there all that day and all night. That is why people say, "Is Saul also among the prophets?"

Psalm 89:19

You spoke to your faithful ones through a vision: "I will set a helper over a warrior. I will raise up a chosen one from the people.

Daniel 8:17-18

"As he approached where I was standing, I became terrified and fell on my face. But he told me, "Son of man, understand that the vision pertains to the time of the end.'

Daniel 8:26-27

The vision about the twilights and dawnings that has been related is trustworthy, but keep its vision secret, because it pertains to the distant future.'

Daniel 10:15-16

"After he had spoken to me like this, I bowed my face to the ground, unable to speak.

Acts 10:10

He became very hungry and wanted to eat, and while the food was being prepared, he fell into a trance

Acts 10:19

Peter was still thinking about the vision when the Spirit told him, "Look! Three men are looking for you.

Acts 22:17

"Then I returned to Jerusalem. While I was praying in the Temple, I fell into a trance

2 Corinthians 12:1-4

I must boast, although it does not do any good. Let's talk about visions and revelations from the Lord.

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