New International Version
Balaam said to Balak, "Stay here beside your offering while I meet with him over there."
King James Bible
And he said unto Balak, Stand here by thy burnt offering, while I meet the LORD yonder.
Darby Bible Translation
And [Balaam] said to Balak, Stand here by thy burnt-offering, and I will go to meet yonder.
World English Bible
He said to Balak, "Stand here by your burnt offering, while I meet [Yahweh] yonder."
Young's Literal Translation
And he saith unto Balak, 'Station thyself here by thy burnt-offering, and I -- I meet Him there;'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou shalt see but the utmost part of them - Balak thought that the sight of such an immense camp had intimidated Balaam, and this he might gather from what he said in the tenth verse: Who can count the dust of Jacob, etc.; he thought therefore that he might get Balaam to curse them in detached parties, till the whole camp should be devoted to destruction by successive execrations.
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'... Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!'--NUM. xxiii. 10. '... Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.'--NUM. xiii. 8. Ponder these two pictures. Take the first scene. A prophet, who knows God and His will, is standing on the mountain top, and as he looks down over the valley beneath him, with its acacia-trees and swift river, there spread the tents of Israel. He sees them, and knows that they are 'a people whom the Lord hath blessed.' Brought there …
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So he took him to the field of Zophim on the top of Pisgah, and there he built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar.
The LORD met with Balaam and put a word in his mouth and said, "Go back to Balak and give him this word."
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