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Numbers 24:17 NIV

17 “I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come out of Jacob; a scepter will rise out of Israel. He will crush the foreheads of Moab, the skullsa ofb all the people of Sheth.c

References for Numbers 24:17

    • “ 24:17 - Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Jer. 48:45); the meaning of the word in the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
    • ” 24:17 - Or possibly "Moab," / "batter"
    • • 24:17 - Or "all the noisy boasters"

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      • a 24:4 - Hebrew "Shaddai" ; also in verse 16
      • b 24:17 - Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Jer. 48:45); the meaning of the word in the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
      • c 24:17 - Or possibly "Moab," / "batter"
      • d 24:17 - Or "all the noisy boasters"
      • e 24:23 - Masoretic Text; with a different word division of the Hebrew "The people from the islands will gather from the north" .