Numbers 23:16-26 NIV

16 The LORD met with Balaam and put a word in his mouth and said, “Go back to Balak and give him this word.”

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17 So he went to him and found him standing beside his offering, with the Moabite officials. Balak asked him, “What did the LORD say?”

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      18 Then he spoke his message: “Arise, Balak, and listen; hear me, son of Zippor.

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          19 God is not human, that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?
          20 I have received a command to bless; he has blessed, and I cannot change it.

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              21 “No misfortune is seen in Jacob, no misery observeda in Israel. The LORD their God is with them; the shout of the King is among them.

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                •  23:21 - Or "He has not looked on Jacob’s offenses" / "or on the wrongs found"
                  22 God brought them out of Egypt; they have the strength of a wild ox.

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                  23 There is no divination againstb Jacob, no evil omens againstc Israel. It will now be said of Jacob and of Israel, ‘See what God has done!’

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                      24 The people rise like a lioness; they rouse themselves like a lion that does not rest till it devours its prey and drinks the blood of its victims.”

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                      25 Then Balak said to Balaam, “Neither curse them at all nor bless them at all!”
                      26 Balaam answered, “Did I not tell you I must do whatever the LORD says?”

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