Then Balak sent other princes, more numerous and more distinguished than the first.
They came to Balaam and said: "This is what Balak son of Zippor says: Do not let anything keep you from coming to me,
because I will reward you handsomely1 and do whatever you say. Come and put a curse2 on these people for me."
References for Numbers 22:17
But Balaam answered them, "Even if Balak gave me his palace filled with silver and gold, I could not do anything great or small to go beyond the command of the LORD my God.3
References for Numbers 22:18
Now stay here tonight as the others did, and I will find out what else the LORD will tell me.4"
References for Numbers 22:19
That night God came to Balaam5 and said, "Since these men have come to summon you, go with them, but do only what I tell you."6
References for Numbers 22:20
Balaam got up in the morning, saddled his donkey and went with the princes of Moab.
References for Numbers 22:21