Now on the day that Moses had finished setting up the tabernacle, he anointed it and consecrated it with all its furnishings and the altar and all its utensils ; he anointed them and consecrated them also.
So Balaam arose in the morning and said to Balak's leaders, "Go back to your land, for the LORD has refused to let me go with you."
The leaders of Moab arose and went to Balak and said, "Balaam refused to come with us."
God came to Balaam at night and said to him, "If the men have come to call you, rise up and go with them; but only the word which I speak to you shall you do."
So Balaam arose in the morning, and saddled his donkey and went with the leaders of Moab.
Then he took up his discourse and said, "Arise, O Balak, and hear ; Give ear to me, O son of Zippor !
"God is not a man, that He should lie, Nor a son of man, that He should repent ; Has He said, and will He not do it? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good
"I see him, but not now ; I behold him, but not near ; A star shall come forth from Jacob, A scepter shall rise from Israel, And shall crush through the forehead of Moab, And tear down all the sons of Sheth.
and her father hears her vow and her obligation by which she has bound herself, and her father says nothing to her, then all her vows shall stand and every obligation by which she has bound herself shall stand.
"But if her father should forbid her on the day he hears of it, none of her vows or her obligations by which she has bound herself shall stand ; and the LORD will forgive her because her father had forbidden her.
and her husband heard it, but said nothing to her and did not forbid her, then all her vows shall stand and every obligation by which she bound herself shall stand.
"But if her husband indeed annuls them on the day he hears them, then whatever proceeds out of her lips concerning her vows or concerning the obligation of herself shall not stand ; her husband has annulled them, and the LORD will forgive her.
"Every vow and every binding oath to humble herself, her husband may confirm it or her husband may annul it.
"But if her husband indeed says nothing to her from day to day, then he confirms all her vows or all her obligations which are on her; he has confirmed them, because he said nothing to her on the day he heard them.