Numbers 24

Chapter 24

24:4  He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

falling into

i.e. prostrated by the prophetic impulse. See, 1 Samuel 19:24 ; Ezekiel 1:23 ; Daniel 8:18 ; 2 Corinthians 12:2-4 ; Revelation 1:10 Revelation 1:17 .

24:17  I shall see him, but not now: I shall behold him, but not nigh: there shall come a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and shall smite the corners of Moab, and destroy all the children of Sheth.

Sceptre

See "Kingdom" (See Scofield "Genesis 1:26") , See Scofield " Zechariah 12:8 ".

24:20  And when he looked on Amalek, he took up his parable, and said, Amalek was the first of the nations; but his latter end shall be that he perish for ever.

nations

Or, the first of the nations that warred against Isael. (See Scofield "Exodus 17:8") .

24:24  And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and shall afflict Asshur, and shall afflict Eber, and he also shall perish for ever.

Chittim

Pronounced Kittim. Genesis 10:4 ; Daniel 11:30 .

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