Numbers 23:20
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
"Behold,הִנֵּ֥ה
(hin·neh)
2009: lo! behold!prol. of hen
I have receivedלָקָ֑חְתִּי
(la·ka·che·ti;)
3947: to takea prim. root
[a command] to bless;בָרֵ֖ךְ
(va·rech)
1288: to kneel, blessa prim. root
When He has blessed,וּבֵרֵ֖ךְ
(u·ve·rech)
1288: to kneel, blessa prim. root
then I cannotוְלֹ֥א
(ve·lo)
3808: nota prim. adverb
revokeאֲשִׁיבֶֽנָּה׃
(a·shi·ven·nah.)
7725: to turn back, returna prim. root
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KJV Lexicon
Behold I have received
laqach  (law-kakh')
to take (in the widest variety of applications)
commandment to bless
barak  (baw-rak')
to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason)
and he hath blessed
barak  (baw-rak')
to kneel; by implication to bless God (as an act of adoration), and (vice-versa) man (as a benefit); also (by euphemism) to curse (God or the king, as treason)
and I cannot reverse
shuwb  (shoob)
to turn back (hence, away) transitively or intransitively, literally or figuratively
it
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"Behold, I have received a command to bless; When He has blessed, then I cannot revoke it.

King James Bible
Behold, I have received commandment to bless: and he hath blessed; and I cannot reverse it.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I have indeed received a command to bless; since He has blessed, I cannot change it.

International Standard Version
Look! I've received a blessing, and so I will bless. I won't withdraw it.

NET Bible
Indeed, I have received a command to bless; he has blessed, and I cannot reverse it.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I have received a command to bless. He has blessed, and I can't change it.

King James 2000 Bible
Behold, I have received commandment to bless: and he has blessed; and I cannot reverse it.
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