Numbers 22:13
New International Version
The next morning Balaam got up and said to Balak’s officials, “Go back to your own country, for the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

New Living Translation
The next morning Balaam got up and told Balak’s officials, “Go on home! The LORD will not let me go with you.”

English Standard Version
So Balaam rose in the morning and said to the princes of Balak, “Go to your own land, for the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

Berean Study Bible
So Balaam got up the next morning and said to Balak’s princes, “Go back to your homeland, because the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

King James Bible
And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak, Get you into your land: for the LORD refuseth to give me leave to go with you.

New King James Version
So Balaam rose in the morning and said to the princes of Balak, “Go back to your land, for the LORD has refused to give me permission to go with you.”

New American Standard Bible
So Balaam got up in the morning and said to Balak’s representatives, “Go back to your land, for the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

NASB 1995
So Balaam arose in the morning and said to Balak’s leaders, “Go back to your land, for the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

NASB 1977
So Balaam arose in the morning and said to Balak’s leaders, “Go back to your land, for the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

Amplified Bible
Balaam got up in the morning, and said to the leaders of Balak, “Go back to your own land [of Moab], for the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

Christian Standard Bible
So Balaam got up the next morning and said to Balak’s officials, “Go back to your land, because the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Balaam got up the next morning and said to Balak’s officials, “Go back to your land, because the LORD has refused to let me go with you.”

American Standard Version
And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak, Get you into your land; for Jehovah refuseth to give me leave to go with you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Balaam arose at dawn and said to the Princes of Balaam: “Go to your land, because LORD JEHOVAH does not want to let me go with you.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said to the princes of Balac, Depart quickly to your lord; God does not permit me to go with you.

Contemporary English Version
The next morning, Balaam said to Balak's officials, "Go on back home. The LORD says I cannot go with you."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he rose in the morning and said to the princes: Go into your country, because the Lord hath forbid me to come with you.

English Revised Version
And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak, Get you into your land: for the LORD refuseth to give me leave to go with you.

Good News Translation
The next morning Balaam went to Balak's messengers and said, "Go back home; the LORD has refused to let me go with you."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
When Balaam got up in the morning, he said to Balak's princes, "Go back to your own country, because the LORD has refused to let me go with you."

International Standard Version
So Balaam got up the next morning and told Balak's officials, "Go back to your homeland, because the LORD has refused me permission to go with you."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said unto the princes of Balak: 'Get you into your land; for the LORD refuseth to give me leave to go with you.'

Literal Standard Version
And Balaam rises in the morning and says to the princes of Balak, “Go to your land, for YHWH is refusing to permit me to go with you”;

NET Bible
So Balaam got up in the morning, and said to the princes of Balak, "Go to your land, for the LORD has refused to permit me to go with you."

New Heart English Bible
And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said to the princes of Balak, "Go to your lord; for God refuses to permit me to go with you."

World English Bible
Balaam rose up in the morning, and said to the princes of Balak, "Go to your land; for Yahweh refuses to permit me to go with you."

Young's Literal Translation
And Balaam riseth in the morning, and saith unto the princes of Balak, 'Go unto your land, for Jehovah is refusing to suffer me to go with you;'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Balak Summons Balaam
12But God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them. You are not to curse this people, for they are blessed.” 13So Balaam got up the next morning and said to Balak’s princes, “Go back to your homeland, because the LORD has refused to let me go with you.” 14And the princes of Moab arose, returned to Balak, and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”…

Cross References
Numbers 22:12
But God said to Balaam, "Do not go with them. You are not to curse this people, for they are blessed."

Numbers 22:14
And the princes of Moab arose, returned to Balak, and said, "Balaam refused to come with us."


Treasury of Scripture

And Balaam rose up in the morning, and said to the princes of Balak, Get you into your land: for the LORD refuses to give me leave to go with you.

for the Lord

Numbers 22:14
And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and said, Balaam refuseth to come with us.

Deuteronomy 23:5
Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Balaam
בִּלְעָם֙ (bil·‘ām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1109: Balaam -- a prophet

got up
וַיָּ֤קָם (way·yā·qām)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

the next morning
בַּבֹּ֔קֶר (bab·bō·qer)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 1242: Dawn, morning

and said
וַיֹּ֙אמֶר֙ (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

to
אֶל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

Balak’s
בָלָ֔ק (ḇā·lāq)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1111: Balak -- 'devastator', a Moabite king

princes,
שָׂרֵ֣י (śā·rê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 8269: Chieftain, chief, ruler, official, captain, prince

“Go back
לְכ֖וּ (lə·ḵū)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine plural
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

to
אֶֽל־ (’el-)
Preposition
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to

your homeland,
אַרְצְכֶ֑ם (’ar·ṣə·ḵem)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's 776: Earth, land

because
כִּ֚י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's 3588: A relative conjunction

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

has refused
מֵאֵ֣ן (mê·’ên)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3985: To refuse

to let
לְתִתִּ֖י (lə·ṯit·tî)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct | first person common singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

me go
לַהֲלֹ֥ךְ (la·hă·lōḵ)
Preposition-l | Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

with you.”
עִמָּכֶֽם׃ (‘im·mā·ḵem)
Preposition | second person masculine plural
Strong's 5973: With, equally with


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