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Numbers 23 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:1 - Bil`am said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:2 - Balak did as Bil`am had spoken; and Balak and Bil`am offered on every altar a bull and a ram.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:3 - Bil`am said to Balak, Stand by your burnt offering, and I will go: perhaps the LORD will come to meet me; and whatever he shows me I will tell you. He went to a bare height.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:4 - God met Bil`am: and he said to him, I have prepared the seven altars, and I have offered up a bull and a ram on every altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:5 - The LORD put a word in Bil`am's mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus you shall speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:6 - He returned to him, and, behold, he was standing by his burnt- offering, he, and all the princes of Mo'av.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:7 - He took up his parable, and said, From Aram has Balak brought me, The king of Mo'av from the mountains of the East: Come, curse me Ya`akov, Come, defy Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:8 - How shall I curse, whom God has not cursed? How shall I defy, whom the LORD has not defied?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:9 - For from the top of the rocks I see him, From the hills I see him: behold, it is a people that dwells alone, And shall not be reckoned among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:10 - Who can count the dust of Ya`akov, Or number the fourth part of Yisra'el? Let me die the death of the righteous, Let my last end be like his!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:11 - Balak said to Bil`am, What have you done to me? I took you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have blessed them altogether.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:12 - He answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which the LORD puts in my mouth?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:13 - Balak said to him, Please come with me to another place, from whence you may see them; you shall see but the utmost part of them, and shall not see them all: and curse me them from there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:14 - He took him into the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah, and built seven altars, and offered up a bull and a ram on every altar.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:15 - He said to Balak, Stand here by your burnt offering, while I meet the LORD yonder.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:16 - The LORD met Bil`am, and put a word in his mouth, and said, Return to Balak, and thus shall you speak.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:17 - He came to him, and, behold, he was standing by his burnt offering, and the princes of Mo'av with him. Balak said to him, What has the LORD spoken?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:18 - He took up his parable, and said, Rise up, Balak, and hear; Listen to me, you son of Tzippor:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:19 - God is not a man, that he should lie, Neither the son of man, that he should repent: Has he said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:20 - Behold, I have received mitzvah to bless: He has blessed, and I can't reverse it.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:21 - He has not saw iniquity in Ya`akov; Neither has he seen perverseness in Yisra'el: The LORD his God is with him, The shout of a king is among them.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:22 - God brings them forth out of Mitzrayim; He has as it were the strength of the wild-ox.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:23 - Surely there is no enchantment with Ya`akov; Neither is there any divination with Yisra'el: Now shall it be said of Ya`akov and of Yisra'el, What has God done!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:24 - Behold, the people rises up as a lioness, As a lion does he lift himself up: He shall not lie down until he eat of the prey, Drink the blood of the slain.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:25 - Balak said to Bil`am, Neither curse them at all, nor bless them at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:26 - But Bil`am answered Balak, Didn't I tell you, saying, All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:27 - Balak said to Bil`am, Come now, I will take you to another place; peradventure it will please God that you may curse me them from there.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:28 - Balak took Bil`am to the top of Pe`or, that looks down on the desert.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:29 - Bil`am said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:30 - Balak did as Bil`am had said, and offered up a bull and a ram on every altar.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.

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