Numbers 22:18
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English Standard Version
But Balaam answered and said to the servants of Balak, “Though Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go beyond the command of the LORD my God to do less or more.

King James Bible
And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more.

American Standard Version
And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of Jehovah my God, to do less or more.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Balaam answered: If Balac would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot alter the word of the Lord my God, to speak either more or less.

English Revised Version
And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Balaam answered and said to the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

God then expressly forbade him to go with the messengers to curse the Israelites, as the people was blessed; and Balaam was compelled to send back the messengers without attaining their object, because Jehovah had refused him permission to go with them. קבה־לּי, Numbers 22:11, imper. of נקב equals קבב (see at Leviticus 24:11).

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

If Balak

Numbers 24:13 If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the LORD...

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.

I cannot

Numbers 23:26 But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Told not I you, saying, All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?

Numbers 24:13 If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the LORD...

1 Kings 22:14 And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, what the LORD said to me, that will I speak.

2 Chronicles 18:13 And Micaiah said, As the LORD lives, even what my God said, that will I speak.

Daniel 5:17 Then Daniel answered and said before the king, Let your gifts be to yourself, and give your rewards to another...

Acts 8:20 But Peter said to him, Your money perish with you, because you have thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money.

Cross References
Numbers 22:19
So you, too, please stay here tonight, that I may know what more the LORD will say to me."

Numbers 22:38
Balaam said to Balak, "Behold, I have come to you! Have I now any power of my own to speak anything? The word that God puts in my mouth, that must I speak."

Numbers 23:26
But Balaam answered Balak, "Did I not tell you, 'All that the LORD says, that I must do'?"

Numbers 24:12
And Balaam said to Balak, "Did I not tell your messengers whom you sent to me,

Numbers 24:13
If Balak should give me his house full of silver and gold, I would not be able to go beyond the word of the LORD, to do either good or bad of my own will. What the LORD speaks, that will I speak'?

1 Kings 13:8
And the man of God said to the king, "If you give me half your house, I will not go in with you. And I will not eat bread or drink water in this place,

1 Kings 22:14
But Micaiah said, "As the LORD lives, what the LORD says to me, that I will speak."

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