Bible: Num 23:18-24

Balaam Prophesies Again

23:18 Balaam 1  uttered 2  his oracle, and said,

Rise up, 3  Balak, and hear;

Listen to me, son of Zippor:

23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie,

nor a human being, 4  that he should change his mind.

Has he said, and will he not do it?

Or has he spoken, and will he not make it happen? 5 

23:20 Indeed, I have received a command 6  to bless;

he has blessed, 7  and I cannot reverse it. 8 

23:21 He 9  has not looked on iniquity in Jacob, 10 

nor has he seen trouble 11  in Israel.

The Lord their God is with them;

his acclamation 12  as king is among them.

23:22 God brought them 13  out of Egypt.

They have, as it were, the strength of a wild bull. 14 

23:23 For there is no spell against 15  Jacob,

nor is there any divination against Israel.

At this time 16  it must be said 17  of Jacob

and of Israel, ‘Look at 18  what God has done!’

23:24 Indeed, the people will rise up like a lioness,

and like a lion raises himself up;

they will not lie down until they eat their 19  prey,

and drink the blood of the slain.” 20 

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