Numbers 6:23-24; Numbers 6:27; Numbers 22:6; Numbers 22:12; Numbers 23:11; Numbers 23:20; Numbers 23:25; Numbers 24:1; Numbers 24:9-10
"Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, 'Thus you shall bless the sons of Israel. You shall say to them:
The LORD bless you, and keep you;
"So they shall invoke My name on the sons of Israel, and I then will bless them."
"Now, therefore, please come, curse this people for me since they are too mighty for me; perhaps I may be able to defeat them and drive them out of the land. For I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed."
God said to Balaam, "Do not go with them; you shall not curse the people, for they are blessed."
Then Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I took you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have actually blessed them!"
"Behold, I have received a command to bless; When He has blessed, then I cannot revoke it.
Then Balak said to Balaam, "Do not curse them at all nor bless them at all!"
When Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he did not go as at other times to seek omens but he set his face toward the wilderness.
"He couches, he lies down as a lion, And as a lion, who dares rouse him? Blessed is everyone who blesses you, And cursed is everyone who curses you."
Then Balak's anger burned against Balaam, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, but behold, you have persisted in blessing them these three times!