Numbers 23:29
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New International Version
Balaam said, "Build me seven altars here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me."

New Living Translation
Balaam again told Balak, "Build me seven altars, and prepare seven young bulls and seven rams for me to sacrifice."

English Standard Version
And Balaam said to Balak, “Build for me here seven altars and prepare for me here seven bulls and seven rams.”

New American Standard Bible
Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars for me here and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here."

King James Bible
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Balaam told Balak, "Build me seven altars here and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me."

International Standard Version
Balaam told Balak, "Build seven altars for me right here. Then prepare seven bulls and seven rams."

NET Bible
Then Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars here for me, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams."

New Heart English Bible
Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Balaam said unto Balak: 'Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.'

New American Standard 1977
And Balaam said to Balak, “Build seven altars for me here and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

King James 2000 Bible
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

American King James Version
And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

American Standard Version
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Balaam said to him: Build me here seven altars, and prepare as many calves, and the same number of rams.

Darby Bible Translation
And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

English Revised Version
And Balaam said unto Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

World English Bible
Balaam said to Balak, "Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bulls and seven rams."

Young's Literal Translation
and Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Build for me in this place seven altars, and make ready for me in this place seven bullocks and seven rams;'
Study Bible
Balaam's Second Oracle
28So Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor which overlooks the wasteland. 29Balaam said to Balak, "Build seven altars for me here and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me here." 30Balak did just as Balaam had said, and offered up a bull and a ram on each altar.…
Cross References
Numbers 23:28
So Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor which overlooks the wasteland.

Numbers 23:30
Balak did just as Balaam had said, and offered up a bull and a ram on each altar.

1 Chronicles 15:26
Because God was helping the Levites who were carrying the ark of the covenant of the LORD, they sacrificed seven bulls and seven rams.
Treasury of Scripture

And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams.

Numbers 23:1,2 And Balaam said to Balak, Build me here seven altars, and prepare …

And Balaam said unto Balak,.... Being willing to try again what could be done, and to gratify the king, and especially to get the wages of unrighteousness, if possible, which he dearly loved, as the apostle says, 2 Peter 2:15.

build me here seven altars, and prepare me here seven bullocks and seven rams; which had been done in two places before, Numbers 23:1 the same sort of creatures, and the same number here as there, and these only clean creatures, such as were used in sacrifice by the true worshippers of God, and which, no doubt, Balaam had knowledge of, and therefore judged that those would be most acceptable to the Lord. 23:11-30 Balak was angry with Balaam. Thus a confession of God's overruling power is extorted from a wicked prophet, to the confusion of a wicked prince. A second time the curse is turned into a blessing; and this blessing is both larger and stronger than the former. Men change their minds, and break their words; but God never changes his mind, and therefore never recalls his promise. And when in Scripture he is said to repent, it does not mean any change of his mind; but only a change of his way. There was sin in Jacob, and God saw it; but there was not such as might provoke him to give them up to ruin. If the Lord sees that we trust in his mercy, and accept of his salvation; that we indulge no secret lust, and continue not in rebellion, but endeavour to serve and glorify him; we may be sure that he looks upon us as accepted in Christ, that our sins are all pardoned. Oh the wonders of providence and grace, the wonders of redeeming love, of pardoning mercy, of the new-creating Spirit! Balak had no hope of ruining Israel, and Balaam showed that he had more reason to fear being ruined by them. Since Balaam cannot say what he would have him, Balak wished him to say nothing. But though there are many devices in man's heart, God's counsels shall stand. Yet they resolve to make another attempt, though they had no promise on which to build their hopes. Let us, who have a promise that the vision at the end shall speak and not lie, continue earnest in prayer, Lu 18:1.
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