Numbers 22:3
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New International Version
and Moab was terrified because there were so many people. Indeed, Moab was filled with dread because of the Israelites.

King James Bible
And Moab was sore afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel.

Darby Bible Translation
And Moab was much afraid of the people, because they were many; and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel.

World English Bible
Moab was very afraid of the people, because they were many: and Moab was distressed because of the children of Israel.

Young's Literal Translation
and Moab is exceedingly afraid of the presence of the people, for it is numerous; and Moab is vexed by the presence of the sons of Israel,

Numbers 22:3 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

And pitched in the plains of Moab - They had taken no part of the country that at present appertained to the Moabites; they had taken only that part which had formerly belonged to this people, but had been taken from them by Sihon, king of the Amorites.

On this side Jordan - On the east side. By Jericho, that is, over against it.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Exodus 15:15 Then the dukes of Edom shall be amazed; the mighty men of Moab, trembling shall take hold on them...

Deuteronomy 2:25 This day will I begin to put the dread of you and the fear of you on the nations that are under the whole heaven...

Joshua 2:10,11,24 For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when you came out of Egypt...

Joshua 9:24 And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told your servants...

Psalm 53:5 There were they in great fear, where no fear was: for God has scattered the bones of him that encamps against you...

Isaiah 23:5 As at the report concerning Egypt, so shall they be sorely pained at the report of Tyre.

Library
Balaam
He sent messengers therefore unto Balaam the son of Beor to Pethor, which is by the river of the land of the children of his people, to call him, saying, Behold there is a people come out from Egypt: behold, they cover the face of the earth, and they abide over against me.'--NUM. xxii. 6. Give a general outline of the history. See Bishop Butler's great sermon. I. How much knowledge and love of good there may be in a bad man. Balaam was a prophet: (a) He knew something of the divine character,
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture

Sovereignty and Human Responsibility
"So then every one of us shall give account of himself to God" (Rom. 14:12). In our last chapter we considered at some length the much debated and difficult question of the human will. We have shown that the will of the natural man is neither Sovereign nor free but, instead, a servant and slave. We have argued that a right conception of the sinner's will-its servitude-is essential to a just estimate of his depravity and ruin. The utter corruption and degradation of human nature is something which
Arthur W. Pink—The Sovereignty of God

Cross References
Exodus 15:15
The chiefs of Edom will be terrified, the leaders of Moab will be seized with trembling, the people of Canaan will melt away;

Nehemiah 13:2
because they had not met the Israelites with food and water but had hired Balaam to call a curse down on them. (Our God, however, turned the curse into a blessing.)

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