Numbers 24:11
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New International Version
Now leave at once and go home! I said I would reward you handsomely, but the LORD has kept you from being rewarded."

King James Bible
Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.

Darby Bible Translation
And now flee thou to thy place; I said I would very highly honour thee, and behold, Jehovah has kept thee back from honour.

World English Bible
Therefore now flee you to your place! I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, Yahweh has kept you back from honor."

Young's Literal Translation
and now, flee for thyself unto thy place; I have said, I do greatly honour thee, and lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honour.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Lo, the Lord hath kept thee back from honor - A bitter and impious sarcasm. "Hadst thou cursed this people, I would have promoted thee to great honor; but thou hast chosen to follow the directions of Jehovah rather than mine, and what will he do for thee?"

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 22:18,38 And Balaam answered and said to the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold...

Library
While Antony was Thus Speaking all Rejoiced; in Some the Love of virtue Increased...
44. While Antony was thus speaking all rejoiced; in some the love of virtue increased, in others carelessness was thrown aside, the self-conceit of others was stopped; and all were persuaded to despise the assaults of the Evil One, and marvelled at the grace given to Antony from the Lord for the discerning of spirits. So their cells were in the mountains, like filled with holy bands of men who sang psalms, loved reading, fasted, prayed, rejoiced in the hope of things to come, laboured in alms-giving,
Athanasius—Select Works and Letters or Athanasius

The Jewish Dispersion in the West - the Hellenists - Origin of Hellenist Literature in the Greek Translation of the Bible - Character of the Septuagint.
When we turn from the Jewish dispersion' in the East to that in the West, we seem to breathe quite a different atmosphere. Despite their intense nationalism, all unconsciously to themselves, their mental characteristics and tendencies were in the opposite direction from those of their brethren. With those of the East rested the future of Judaism; with them of the West, in a sense, that of the world. The one represented old Israel, stretching forth its hands to where the dawn of a new day was about
Alfred Edersheim—The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah

Cross References
Numbers 24:10
Then Balak's anger burned against Balaam. He struck his hands together and said to him, "I summoned you to curse my enemies, but you have blessed them these three times.

Numbers 24:12
Balaam answered Balak, "Did I not tell the messengers you sent me,

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