Numbers 23:5

“And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and thus thou shalt speak.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Numbers 23:5

And the Lord put a word in Balaams mouth, and said, Returne vnto Balak, & thus thou shalt speake.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth and said, "Return to Balak, and you shall speak thus."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return unto Balak, and thus thou shalt speak.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord put words in Balaam's mouth, and said, Go back to Balak, and this is what you are to say.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus shalt thou speak.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus thou shalt speak.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said, "Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak."
- World English Bible

and Jehovah putteth a word in the mouth of Balaam, and saith, `Turn back unto Balak, and thus thou dost speak.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the LORD put a word in Balaam's mouth, and said: 'Return unto Balak, and thus thou shalt speak.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Numbers 23:5

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 23:5


23:3 Stand by thy burnt - offering - As in God's presence, as one that offers thyself as well as thy sacrifices to obtain his favour. I will go - To some solitary and convenient place, where I may prevail with God to appear to me. Sheweth me - Reveals to me, either by word or sign. An high place - Or, into the plain, as that word properly signifies.

23:7 His parable - That is, his oracular and prophetical speech; which he calls a parable, because of the weightiness of the matter, and the liveliness of the expressions which is usual in parables. Jacob - The posterity of Jacob.


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