Numbers 22:14
New International Version
So the Moabite officials returned to Balak and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

New Living Translation
So the Moabite officials returned to King Balak and reported, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

English Standard Version
So the princes of Moab rose and went to Balak and said, “Balaam refuses to come with us.”

Berean Study Bible
And the princes of Moab arose, returned to Balak, and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

King James Bible
And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and said, Balaam refuseth to come with us.

New King James Version
And the princes of Moab rose and went to Balak, and said, “Balaam refuses to come with us.”

New American Standard Bible
And the representatives from Moab got up and went to Balak, and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

NASB 1995
The leaders of Moab arose and went to Balak and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

NASB 1977
And the leaders of Moab arose and went to Balak, and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

Amplified Bible
The leaders of Moab arose and went to Balak, and said, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

Christian Standard Bible
The officials of Moab arose, returned to Balak, and reported, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The officials of Moab arose, returned to Balak, and reported, “Balaam refused to come with us.”

American Standard Version
And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and said, Balaam refuseth to come with us.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the Princes of Moab arose and they came to Balaq, and they were saying to him: “Balaam did not want to come with us.”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the princes of Moab rose, and came to Balac, and said, Balaam will not come with us.

Contemporary English Version
The officials left and told Balak that Balaam refused to come.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The princes returning, said to Balac: Balaam would not come with us.

English Revised Version
And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and said, Balaam refuseth to come with us.

Good News Translation
So they returned to Balak and told him that Balaam had refused to come with them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So the Moabite princes went back to Balak and said, "Balaam refused to come with us."

International Standard Version
So Balak's officials got up, returned to Balak and reported, "Balaam refused to come with us."

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went unto Balak, and said: 'Balaam refuseth to come with us.'

Literal Standard Version
and the princes of Moab rise, and come to Balak, and say, “Balaam is refusing to come with us.”

NET Bible
So the princes of Moab departed and went back to Balak and said, "Balaam refused to come with us."

New Heart English Bible
The princes of Moab rose up, and they went to Balak, and said, "Balaam refuses to come with us."

World English Bible
The princes of Moab rose up, and they went to Balak, and said, "Balaam refuses to come with us."

Young's Literal Translation
and the princes of Moab rise, and come in unto Balak, and say, 'Balaam is refusing to come with us.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
Balak Summons Balaam
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.” 15Then Balak sent other princes, more numerous and more distinguished than the first messengers.…

Cross References
Numbers 22:13
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."

Numbers 22:15
Then Balak sent other princes, more numerous and more distinguished than the first messengers.


Treasury of Scripture

And the princes of Moab rose up, and they went to Balak, and said, Balaam refuses to come with us.

Balaam refuseth

Numbers 22:13,37
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…









(14) Balaam refuseth to come with us.--It does not appear that Balaam had told the messengers of Balak the ground of the Divine prohibition; viz., "for they are blessed." Balak accordingly entertained the hope that stronger inducements would prevail with Balaam.



Parallel Commentaries ...


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

of Moab
מוֹאָ֔ב (mō·w·’āḇ)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 4124: Moab -- a son of Lot,also his descendants and the territory where they settled

arose,
וַיָּק֙וּמוּ֙ (way·yā·qū·mū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 6965: To arise, stand up, stand

returned
וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ (way·yā·ḇō·’ū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 935: To come in, come, go in, go

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

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

and said,
וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ (way·yō·mə·rū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Balaam
בִּלְעָ֖ם (bil·‘ām)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 1109: Balaam -- a prophet

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

to come
הֲלֹ֥ךְ (hă·lōḵ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive construct
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

with us.”
עִמָּֽנוּ׃ (‘im·mā·nū)
Preposition | first person common plural
Strong's 5973: With, equally with


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