Numbers 24:2

“And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And Balaam lift vp his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents, according to their Tribes: and the Spirit of God came vpon him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe; and the Spirit of God came upon him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel there, with their tents in the order of their tribes: and the spirit of God came on him.
- Basic English Bible

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel dwelling [in tents] according to his tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.
- Darby Bible

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes, and the spirit of God came upon him.
- Webster's Bible

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

and Balaam lifteth up his eyes, and seeth Israel tabernacling, by its tribes, and the Spirit of God is upon him,
- Youngs Literal Bible

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling tribe by tribe; and the spirit of God came upon him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Numbers 24:2


24:2 Came upon him - Inspired him to speak the following words.


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