Then Balak said to him, "Come with me to another place1 where you can see them; you will see only a part but not all of them.2 And from there, curse them for me.3"
References for Numbers 23:13
So he took him to the field of Zophim on the top of Pisgah,4 and there he built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.
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Balaam said to Balak, "Stay here beside your offering while I meet with him over there."
The LORD met with Balaam and put a message in his mouth5 and said, "Go back to Balak and give him this message."
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So he went to him and found him standing beside his offering, with the princes of Moab.6 Balak asked him, "What did the LORD say?"
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Then he uttered his oracle:7 "Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.8
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God is not a man,9 that he should lie,10 nor a son of man, that he should change his mind.11 Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise12 and not fulfill
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I have received a command to bless;13 he has blessed,14 and I cannot change it.15
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"No misfortune is seen in Jacob,16 no misery observed in Israel.17 The LORD their God is with them;18 the shout of the King19 is among them
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God brought them out of Egypt;20 they have the strength of a wild ox.21
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There is no sorcery against Jacob, no divination22 against Israel. It will now be said of Jacob and of Israel, 'See what God has done!'
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The people rise like a lioness;23 they rouse themselves like a lion24 that does not rest till he devours his prey and drinks the blood25 of his victims."
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Then Balak said to Balaam, "Neither curse them at all nor bless them at all!"
Balaam answered, "Did I not tell you I must do whatever the LORD says?"26
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