Parts of Speech

TWOT 251b

Root Word (Etymology)

probably from 1077 and 5971, Greek 903 Balaam

KJV Translation Count — 61x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Balaam (60), Bileam (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

alaam = "not of the people"n pr m
1. the son of Beor, a man endowed with the gift of prophecyn pr loc
2. a town in Manasseh

Strong's Definitions

Bil`am, bil-awm'; probably from 1077 and 5971; not (of the) people, i.e. foreigner; Bilam, a Mesopotamian prophet; also a place in Palestine: — Balaam, Bileam.

Concordance Results Using KJV

He sent messengers therefore unto H1109 the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold, there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over against me:


And the elders of Moab and the elders of Midian departed with the rewards of divination in their hand; and they came unto H1109, and spake unto him the words of Balak.


And he said unto them, Lodge here this night, and I will bring you word again, as the LORD shall speak unto me: and the princes of Moab abode with H1109.


And God came unto H1109, and said, What men are these with thee?


And H1109 said unto God, Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, hath sent unto me, saying,


And God said unto H1109, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.


And H1109 rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak, Get you into your land: for the LORD refuseth to give me leave to go with you.


And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and said, H1109 refuseth to come with us.


And they came to H1109, and said to him, Thus saith Balak the son of Zippor, Let nothing, I pray thee, hinder thee from coming unto me:


And H1109 answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more.