Numbers 24:6
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New International Version
"Like valleys they spread out, like gardens beside a river, like aloes planted by the LORD, like cedars beside the waters.

New Living Translation
They spread before me like palm groves, like gardens by the riverside. They are like tall trees planted by the LORD, like cedars beside the waters.

English Standard Version
Like palm groves that stretch afar, like gardens beside a river, like aloes that the LORD has planted, like cedar trees beside the waters.

New American Standard Bible
"Like valleys that stretch out, Like gardens beside the river, Like aloes planted by the LORD, Like cedars beside the waters.

King James Bible
As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
They stretch out like river valleys, like gardens beside a stream, like aloes the LORD has planted, like cedars beside the water.

International Standard Version
They're spread out like valleys, like gardens along river banks, like aloe planted by the LORD, or like cedars beside water.

NET Bible
They are like valleys stretched forth, like gardens by the river's side, like aloes that the LORD has planted, and like cedar trees beside the waters.

New Heart English Bible
As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which the LORD has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your tents spread out like rivers, like gardens by a river, like aloes planted by the LORD, like cedars by the water.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As valleys stretched out, As gardens by the river-side; As aloes planted of the LORD, As cedars beside the waters;

New American Standard 1977
“Like valleys that stretch out,
            Like gardens beside the river,
            Like aloes planted by the LORD,
            Like cedars beside the waters.

Jubilee Bible 2000
As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD has planted, and as cedars beside the waters.

King James 2000 Bible
As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as aloes which the LORD has planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

American King James Version
As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD has planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

American Standard Version
As valleys are they spread forth, As gardens by the river-side, As lign-aloes which Jehovah hath planted, As cedar-trees beside the waters.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As woody valleys, as watered gardens near the rivers, as tabernacles which the Lord hath pitched, as cedars by the waterside.

Darby Bible Translation
Like valleys are they spread forth, like gardens by the river side, Like aloe-trees which Jehovah hath planted, like cedars beside the waters.

English Revised Version
As valleys are they spread forth, As gardens by the river side, As lign-aloes which the LORD hath planted, As cedar trees beside the waters.

Webster's Bible Translation
As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign-aloes which the LORD hath planted, and as cedar-trees beside the waters.

World English Bible
As valleys they are spread forth, as gardens by the riverside, as aloes which Yahweh has planted, as cedar trees beside the waters.

Young's Literal Translation
As valleys they have been stretched out, As gardens by a river; As aloes Jehovah hath planted, As cedars by waters;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
24:1-9 Now Balaam spake not his own sense, but the language of the Spirit that came upon him. Many have their eyes open who have not their hearts open; are enlightened, but not sanctified. That knowledge which puffs men up with pride, will but serve to light them to hell, whither many go with their eyes open. The blessing is nearly the same as those given before. He admires in Israel, their beauty. The righteous, doubtless, is more excellent than his neighbour. Their fruitfulness and increase. Their honour and advancement. Their power and victory. He looks back upon what had been done for them. Their power and victory. He looks back upon what had been done for them. Their courage and security. The righteous are bold as a lion, not when assaulting others, but when at rest, because God maketh them to dwell in safety. Their influence upon their neighbours. God takes what is done to them, whether good or evil, as done to himself.
Study Bible
Balaam's Third Oracle
5How fair are your tents, O Jacob, Your dwellings, O Israel! 6"Like valleys that stretch out, Like gardens beside the river, Like aloes planted by the LORD, Like cedars beside the waters. 7"Water will flow from his buckets, And his seed will be by many waters, And his king shall be higher than Agag, And his kingdom shall be exalted.…
Cross References
Numbers 24:5
How fair are your tents, O Jacob, Your dwellings, O Israel!

Psalm 1:3
He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water, Which yields its fruit in its season And its leaf does not wither; And in whatever he does, he prospers.

Psalm 45:8
All Your garments are fragrant with myrrh and aloes and cassia; Out of ivory palaces stringed instruments have made You glad.

Psalm 92:12
The righteous man will flourish like the palm tree, He will grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Treasury of Scripture

As the valleys are they spread forth, as gardens by the river's side, as the trees of lign aloes which the LORD has planted, and as cedar trees beside the waters.

pour

Psalm 68:26 Bless you God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.

Proverbs 5:16-18 Let your fountains be dispersed abroad, and rivers of waters in the streets…

Isaiah 48:1 Hear you this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of …

many waters

Psalm 93:3,4 The floods have lifted up, O LORD, the floods have lifted up their …

Jeremiah 51:13 O you that dwell on many waters, abundant in treasures, your end …

Revelation 17:1,15 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, …

his king

Ezra 4:20 There have been mighty kings also over Jerusalem, which have ruled …

Psalm 2:6-10 Yet have I set my king on my holy hill of Zion…

Psalm 18:43 You have delivered me from the strivings of the people; and you have …

John 1:49 Nathanael answered and said to him, Rabbi, you are the Son of God; …

Philippians 2:10,11 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, …

Revelation 19:16 And he has on his clothing and on his thigh a name written, KING …

Agag

1 Samuel 15:8,9,32,33 And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed …

his kingdom

2 Samuel 5:12 And David perceived that the LORD had established him king over Israel, …

1 Kings 4:21 And Solomon reigned over all kingdoms from the river to the land …

1 Chronicles 14:2 And David perceived that the LORD had confirmed him king over Israel, …

Isaiah 2:2 And it shall come to pass in the last days, that the mountain of …

Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, …

Daniel 2:44 And in the days of these kings shall the God of heaven set up a kingdom, …

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying…

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