Numbers 22:41
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New International Version
The next morning Balak took Balaam up to Bamoth Baal, and from there he could see the outskirts of the Israelite camp.

New Living Translation
The next morning Balak took Balaam up to Bamoth-baal. From there he could see some of the people of Israel spread out below him.

English Standard Version
And in the morning Balak took Balaam and brought him up to Bamoth-baal, and from there he saw a fraction of the people.

New American Standard Bible
Then it came about in the morning that Balak took Balaam and brought him up to the high places of Baal, and he saw from there a portion of the people.

King James Bible
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that thence he might see the utmost part of the people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
In the morning, Balak took Balaam and brought him to Bamoth-baal. From there he saw the outskirts of the people's camp.

International Standard Version
The next day, Balak brought Balaam up to Bamoth-baal, where he could see part of the community of Israel.

NET Bible
Then on the next morning Balak took Balaam, and brought him up to Bamoth Baal. From there he saw the extent of the nation.

New Heart English Bible
It happened in the morning, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal; and he saw from there the utmost part of the people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The next morning Balak took Balaam up to Bamoth Baal. From there he could see the outskirts of the Israelites' camp.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And it came to pass in the morning that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into Bamoth-baal, and he saw from thence the utmost part of the people.

New American Standard 1977
Then it came about in the morning that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up to the high places of Baal; and he saw from there a portion of the people.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And on the next day, Balak took Balaam and brought him up into the high places of Baal, and from there he saw the utmost part of the people.

King James 2000 Bible
And it came to pass the next day, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that from there he might see the extent of the people.

American King James Version
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that there he might see the utmost part of the people.

American Standard Version
And it came to pass in the morning, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal; and he saw from thence the utmost part of the people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And when morning was come, he brought him to the high places of Baal, and he beheld the uttermost part of the people.

Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up to the high places of Baal, and he saw from thence the extremity of the people.

English Revised Version
And it came to pass in the morning, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, and he saw from thence the utmost part of the people.

Webster's Bible Translation
And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and conducted him to the high places of Baal, that thence he might see the utmost part of the people.

World English Bible
It happened in the morning, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal; and he saw from there the utmost part of the people.

Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass in the morning, that Balak taketh Balaam, and causeth him to go up the high places of Baal, and he seeth from thence the extremity of the people.
Study Bible
The Angel and Balaam's Donkey
40Balak sacrificed oxen and sheep, and sent some to Balaam and the leaders who were with him. 41Then it came about in the morning that Balak took Balaam and brought him up to the high places of Baal, and he saw from there a portion of the people.
Cross References
Numbers 21:28
"For a fire went forth from Heshbon, A flame from the town of Sihon; It devoured Ar of Moab, The dominant heights of the Arnon.

Numbers 22:40
Balak sacrificed oxen and sheep, and sent some to Balaam and the leaders who were with him.

Numbers 23:1
Then Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars for me here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here."

Numbers 23:13
Then Balak said to him, "Please come with me to another place from where you may see them, although you will only see the extreme end of them and will not see all of them; and curse them for me from there."

Jeremiah 19:5
and have built the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as burnt offerings to Baal, a thing which I never commanded or spoke of, nor did it ever enter My mind;
Treasury of Scripture

And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that there he might see the utmost part of the people.

high places. Bamoth baal, the high places of Baal, probably the same as Bamoth mentioned in ch

Numbers 21:19,20 And from Mattanah to Nahaliel: and from Nahaliel to Bamoth…

Numbers 25:2,3 And they called the people to the sacrifices of their gods: and the …

Deuteronomy 12:2 You shall utterly destroy all the places, wherein the nations which …

2 Chronicles 11:15 And he ordained him priests for the high places, and for the devils, …

Jeremiah 48:35 Moreover I will cause to cease in Moab, said the LORD, him that offers …

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Numbers 23:13 And Balak said to him, Come, I pray you, with me to another place, …

(41) Into the high places of Baal.--Or, to Bamoth-Baal. Bamoth-Baal was probably the first height on the way to the steppes of Moab from which the Israelitish camp could be seen. Hengstenberg observes that "Balak started with the supposition that Balaam must necessarily have the Israelites in view if his curse was to take effect."

That thence he might see the utmost part of the people.--Better, And he saw from thence, &c. If the Authorised Version of Numbers 23:13 is correct, it seems necessary to understand these words as denoting that Balaam had a view from Bamoth-Baal of the whole army of Israel, even to the very extremity. or utmost part of the camp. This verse, however, is more commonly interpreted as denoting that Balaam saw only the extremity of the camp. So the Targum of Palestine: "He saw from thence the camp of Dan, which went at the rear of the people." (See Note on Numbers 23:13.)

Chapter 22:41. - The high places of Baal, or "Bamoth-Baal." Perhaps the Bamoth mentioned in Numbers 21:19, 20. This is, however, by no means certain, because high places were no doubt numerous, and that Bamoth would seem to have been too far from the present camp of Israel. In any case they crossed the Arnon, and ran some risk by adventuring themselves on hostile territory. That thence he might see the utmost part of the people. According to the quasi-sacramental character attributed to the cursing of a seer, it was held necessary that the subject of the curse should be in view. Balak desired to attain this object with as little risk as possible, and therefore he took Balaam first of all to these heights, whence a distant and partial view of Israel might be had. And it came to pass on the morrow,.... The day after the arrival of Balaam at Balak's royal seat, and after the entertainment given him, and the princes, "on the morning" (y) of that day, as the word signifies; and perhaps early in the morning, the king eager to be about business, and get the people of Israel cursed if possible as soon as could be:

that Balak took Balaam and brought him up into the high places of Baal; where groves were planted, and altars erected to that "idol" and which the Targum of Jonathan calls the idol Peor, the same with Baalpeor, Numbers 25:3 which might be their god Chemosh, the same with Bacchus or Priapus:

that thence he might see the utmost part of the people; the whole host of Israel, even to the extreme part of it; the camp of Dan, as the Targum of Jonathan, which brought up the rear; he had him to those high places, both that he might have a better view of the whole body of the people, and know how they lay, and to direct his curses at them, and that success might attend the undertaking, these being places of religious worship. Josephus says (z) those high places were sixty furlongs or seven and one half miles from the camp of Israel.

(y) in matutino, Montanus; mane, V. L. Junius & Tremellius, Piscator. (z) Antiqu. l. 4. c. 6. sect. 4. 41. high places of Baal—eminences consecrated to the worship of Baal-peor (see on [87]Nu 25:3) or Chemosh. 22:36-41 Balak has now nothing to complain of, but that Balaam did not come sooner. Balaam bids Balak not depend too much upon him. He seems to speak with vexation; but is really as desirous to please Balak, as ever he had pretended to be to please God. See what need we have to pray every day, Our Father which art in heaven, lead us not into temptation. Let us be jealous over our own hearts, seeing how far men may go in the knowledge of God, and yet come short of Divine grace.
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