Numbers 23:21-30 NIV

21 "No misfortune is seen in Jacob,1 no misery observed in Israel.a2 The LORD their God is with them;3 the shout of the King4 is among them

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    • a 23:21 - Or "He has not looked on Jacob's offenses / or on the wrongs found in Israel".
      22 God brought them out of Egypt;5 they have the strength of a wild ox.6

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      23 There is no sorcery against Jacob, no divination7 against 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;8 they rouse themselves like a lion9 that does not rest till he devours his prey and drinks the blood10 of his 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?"11

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      Balaam's Third Oracle

      27 Then Balak said to Balaam, "Come, let me take you to another place.12 Perhaps it will please God to let you curse them for me13 from there."

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      28 And Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor,14 overlooking the wasteland.

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      29 Balaam said, "Build me seven altars here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me."
      30 Balak did as Balaam had said, and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.15

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