Numbers 24:15-25 NRS

15 So he uttered his oracle, saying: "The oracle of Balaam son of Beor, the oracle of the man whose eye is clear, a

References for Numbers 24:15

    • ¯ 24:15 - Or [closed] or [open]
      16 the oracle of one who hears the words of God, and knows the knowledge of the Most High, b who sees the vision of the Almighty, c who falls down, but with his eyes uncovered:

      References for Numbers 24:16

        • ° 24:16 - Or [of Elyon]
        • ± 24:16 - Traditional rendering of Heb [Shaddai]
          17 I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near— a star shall come out of Jacob, and a scepter shall rise out of Israel; it shall crush the borderlands d of Moab, and the territory e of all the Shethites.

          References for Numbers 24:17

            • ² 24:17 - Or [forehead]
            • ³ 24:17 - Some Mss read [skull]
              18 Edom will become a possession, Seir a possession of its enemies, f while Israel does valiantly.

              References for Numbers 24:18

                • ´ 24:18 - Heb [Seir, its enemies, a possession]
                  19 One out of Jacob shall rule, and destroy the survivors of Ir."
                  20 Then he looked on Amalek, and uttered his oracle, saying: "First among the nations was Amalek, but its end is to perish forever."
                  21 Then he looked on the Kenite, and uttered his oracle, saying: "Enduring is your dwelling place, and your nest is set in the rock;
                  22 yet Kain is destined for burning. How long shall Asshur take you away captive?"
                  23 Again he uttered his oracle, saying: "Alas, who shall live when God does this?
                  24 But ships shall come from Kittim and shall afflict Asshur and Eber; and he also shall perish forever."
                  25 Then Balaam got up and went back to his place, and Balak also went his way.