Numbers 23:12

“And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which the LORD hath put in my mouth?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he answered, and said, Must I not take heede to speake that which the Lord hath put in my mouth?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He replied, "Must I not be careful to speak what the LORD puts in my mouth?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which Jehovah putteth in my mouth?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And in answer he said, Am I not ordered to say only what the Lord puts into my mouth?
- Basic English Bible

And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which Jehovah puts in my mouth?
- Darby Bible

And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which the LORD hath put in my mouth?
- Webster's Bible

He answered and said, "Must I not take heed to speak that which Yahweh puts in my mouth?"
- World English Bible

and he answereth and saith, `That which Jehovah doth put in my mouth -- it do I not take heed to speak?'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he answered and said: 'Must I not take heed to speak that which the LORD putteth in my mouth?'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 23:12


23:12 Must I not - Ought I not? Is it not my duty? Canst thou blame me for it?


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