Thematic Bible




Numbers 24:1 (show verse)

When Balaam saw that it pleased Yahweh to bless Israel, he didn't go, as at the other times, to meet with enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:2 (show verse)

Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came on him.

Numbers 24:3 (show verse)

He took up his parable, and said, "Balaam the son of Beor says, the man whose eye was closed says;

Numbers 24:4 (show verse)

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

Numbers 24:5 (show verse)

How goodly are your tents, Jacob, and your tents, Israel!

Numbers 24:6 (show verse)

As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which Yahweh has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.

Numbers 24:7 (show verse)

Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.

Numbers 24:8 (show verse)

God brings him out of Egypt. He has as it were the strength of the wild ox. He shall eat up the nations his adversaries, shall break their bones in pieces, and pierce them with his arrows.

Numbers 24:9 (show verse)

He couched, he lay down as a lion, as a lioness; who shall rouse him up? Everyone who blesses you is blessed. Everyone who curses you is cursed."

Numbers 24:10 (show verse)

Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have altogether blessed them these three times.

Numbers 24:11 (show verse)

Therefore now flee you to your place! I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, Yahweh has kept you back from honor."

Numbers 24:12 (show verse)

Balaam said to Balak, "Didn't I also tell your messengers who you sent to me, saying,

Numbers 24:13 (show verse)

'If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I can't go beyond the word of Yahweh, to do either good or bad of my own mind. I will say what Yahweh says'?

Numbers 24:14 (show verse)

Now, behold, I go to my people: come, [and] I will inform you what this people shall do to your people in the latter days."

Numbers 24:15 (show verse)

He took up his parable, and said, "Balaam the son of Beor says, the man whose eye was closed says;
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Numbers 24:16 (show verse)

he says, who hears the words of God, knows the knowledge of the Most High, and who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, and having his eyes open:

Numbers 24:17 (show verse)

I see him, but not now. I see him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob. A scepter will rise out of Israel, and shall strike through the corners of Moab, and break down all the sons of Sheth.

Numbers 24:18 (show verse)

Edom shall be a possession. Seir, his enemies, also shall be a possession, while Israel does valiantly.

Numbers 24:19 (show verse)

Out of Jacob shall one have dominion, and shall destroy the remnant from the city."

Numbers 24:20 (show verse)

He looked at Amalek, and took up his parable, and said, "Amalek was the first of the nations, But his latter end shall come to destruction."

Numbers 24:21 (show verse)

He looked at the Kenite, and took up his parable, and said, "Your dwelling place is strong. Your nest is set in the rock.

Numbers 24:22 (show verse)

Nevertheless Kain shall be wasted, until Asshur carries you away captive."

Numbers 24:23 (show verse)

He took up his parable, and said, "Alas, who shall live when God does this?

Numbers 24:24 (show verse)

But ships [shall come] from the coast of Kittim. They shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber. He also shall come to destruction."

Numbers 24:25 (show verse)

Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place; and Balak also went his way.
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