New American Standard Bible
The oracle of him who hears the words of God, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered,
King James Bible
He hath said, which heard the words of God, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:
Darby Bible Translation
He saith, who heareth the words of �God, who seeth the vision of the Almighty, who falleth down, and who hath his eyes open:
World English Bible
he says, who hears the words of God, who sees the vision of the Almighty, falling down, and having his eyes open:
Young's Literal Translation
An affirmation of him who is hearing sayings of God -- Who a vision of the Almighty seeth, Falling -- and eyes uncovered:
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The "falling" of which Balaam speaks was the condition under which the inward opening of his eyes took place. It indicates the force of the divine inspiration overpowering the seer. The faithful prophets of the Lord do not appear to have been subject to these violent illapses Daniel 8:17; Revelation 1:17.
In Balaam and in Saul 1 Samuel 19:24 the word of God could only prevail by first subduing the alien will, and overpowering the bodily energies which the will ordinarily directs.
I. (Princes and kings, p. 13.) How memorable the histories, moreover, of Nebuchadnezzar  and his decrees; of Darius  and his also; but especially of Cyrus and his great monumental edict!  The beautiful narratives of the Queen of Sheba and of the Persian consort of Queen Esther (probably Xerxes) are also manifestations of the ways of Providence in giving light to the heathen world through that "nation of priests" in Israel. But Lactantius, who uses the Sibyls so freely, should …
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After these things the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision, saying, "Do not fear, Abram, I am a shield to you; Your reward shall be very great."
He said, "Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, shall make Myself known to him in a vision. I shall speak with him in a dream.
God came to Balaam at night and said to him, "If the men have come to call you, rise up and go with them; but only the word which I speak to you shall you do."
How fair are your tents, O Jacob, Your dwellings, O Israel!
He took up his discourse and said, "The oracle of Balaam the son of Beor, And the oracle of the man whose eye is opened,
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