Numbers 23:4-14 NIV

4 God met with him,1 and Balaam said, "I have prepared seven altars, and on each altar I have offered a bull and a ram.

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      5 The LORD put a message in Balaam's mouth23 and said, "Go back to Balak and give him this message."4

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      6 So he went back to him and found him standing beside his offering, with all the princes of Moab.5

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          7 Then Balaam6 uttered his oracle:7 "Balak brought me from Aram,8 the king of Moab from the eastern mountains.9 'Come,' he said, 'curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'10

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          8 How can I curse those whom God has not cursed?11 How can I denounce those whom the LORD has not denounced?12

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          9 From the rocky peaks I see them, from the heights I view them.13 I see a people who live apart and do not consider themselves one of the nations.14

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          10 Who can count the dust of Jacob15 or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous,16 and may my end be like theirs!17"

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          11 Balak said to Balaam, "What have you done to me? I brought you to curse my enemies,18 but you have done nothing but bless them!"19

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          12 He answered, "Must I not speak what the LORD puts in my mouth?"20

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          Balaam's Second Oracle

          13 Then Balak said to him, "Come with me to another place21 where you can see them; you will see only a part but not all of them.22 And from there, curse them for me.23"

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              14 So he took him to the field of Zophim on the top of Pisgah,24 and there he built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.

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