Nehemiah 13:2

Overview - Nehemiah 13
Upon the reading of the law, separation is made from the mixed multitude.
Nehemiah, at his return, causes the chambers to be cleansed.
10 He reforms the offices in the house of God;
15 the violation of the sabbath;
23 and the marriages with the strange wives.
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Nehemiah 13:2  (King James Version)
Because they met not the children of Israel with bread and with water, but hired Balaam against them, that he should curse them: howbeit our God turned the curse into a blessing.

Matthew 25:40

hired Balaam
Numbers 22:3-6 ; Joshua 24:9 Joshua 24:10

our God
Numbers 23:8-11 Numbers 23:18 ; 24:5-10 Deuteronomy 23:5 ; Psalms 109:28 ; Micah 6:5