Numbers 23:10-20 NIV

10 Who can count the dust of Jacob1 or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous,2 and may my end be like theirs!3"

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11 Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I brought you to curse my enemies,4 but you have done nothing but bless them!"5

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12 He answered, "Must I not speak what the LORD puts in my mouth?"6

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Balaam's Second Oracle

13 Then Balak said to him, "Come with me to another place7 where you can see them; you will see only a part but not all of them.8 And from there, curse them for me.9"

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      14 So he took him to the field of Zophim on the top of Pisgah,10 and there he built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

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          15 Balaam said to Balak, "Stay here beside your offering while I meet with him over there."
          16 The LORD met with Balaam and put a message in his mouth11 and said, "Go back to Balak and give him this message."

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          17 So he went to him and found him standing beside his offering, with the princes of Moab.12 Balak asked him, "What did the LORD say?"

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              18 Then he uttered his oracle:13 "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.14

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                  19 God is not a man,15 that he should lie,16 nor a son of man, that he should change his mind.17 Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise18 and not fulfill
                  20 I have received a command to bless;19 he has blessed,20 and I cannot change it.21

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