Numbers 24:11

“Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Therefore now, flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee vnto great honour, but loe, the Lord hath kept thee backe from honour.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Therefore, flee to your place now. I said I would honor you greatly, but behold, the LORD has held you back from honor."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honor; but, lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honor.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go back quickly to the place you came from: it was my purpose to give you a place of honour, but now the Lord has kept you back from honour.
- Basic English Bible

And now flee thou to thy place; I said I would very highly honour thee, and behold, Jehovah has kept thee back from honour.
- Darby Bible

Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee to great honor; but lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honor.
- Webster's Bible

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

and now, flee for thyself unto thy place; I have said, I do greatly honour thee, and lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honour.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Therefore now flee thou to thy place; I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 24:11


24:11 The Lord - Whose commands thou hast preferred before my desires and interest; and therefore seek thy recompence from him, and not from me.


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