Numbers 22:1-5 NLT

1 Then the people of Israel traveled to the plains of Moab and camped east of the Jordan River, across from Jericho.
2 Balak son of Zippor, the Moabite king, knew what the Israelites had done to the Amorites.
3 And when they saw how many Israelites there were, he and his people were terrified.
4 The king of Moab said to the leaders of Midian, "This mob will devour everything in sight, like an ox devours grass!" So Balak, king of Moab,
5 sent messengers to Balaam son of Beor, who was living in his native land of Pethor a near the Euphrates River. b He sent this message to request that Balaam come to help him: "A vast horde of people has arrived from Egypt. They cover the face of the earth and are threatening me.

References for Numbers 22:5

    • ® 22:5 - Or <I>who was at Pethor in the land of the Amavites.</I>
    • ¯ 22:5 - Hebrew <I>the river.</I>