Numbers 23:26
New International Version
Balaam answered, "Did I not tell you I must do whatever the LORD says?"

New Living Translation
But Balaam replied to Balak, “Didn’t I tell you that I can do only what the LORD tells me?”

English Standard Version
But Balaam answered Balak, “Did I not tell you, ‘All that the LORD says, that I must do’?”

Berean Study Bible
But Balaam replied, “Did I not tell you that whatever the LORD says, I must do?”

New American Standard Bible
But Balaam replied to Balak, "Did I not tell you, 'Whatever the LORD speaks, that I must do '?"

New King James Version
So Balaam answered and said to Balak, “Did I not tell you, saying, ‘All that the LORD speaks, that I must do’?”

King James Bible
But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that the LORD speaketh, that I must do?

Christian Standard Bible
But Balaam answered him, "Didn't I tell you: Whatever the LORD says, I must do?"

Contemporary English Version
"I've already told you," Balaam answered. "I will say only what the LORD tells me."

Good News Translation
Balaam answered, "Didn't I tell you that I had to do everything that the LORD told me?"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Balaam answered him, "Didn't I tell you: Whatever the LORD says, I must do?"

International Standard Version
"Didn't I tell you," Balaam responded to Balak, "that I'll say whatever the LORD tells me to say?"

NET Bible
But Balaam replied to Balak, "Did I not tell you, 'All that the LORD speaks, I must do'?"

New Heart English Bible
But Balaam answered Balak, "Did I not tell you, saying, 'All that God speaks, that I must do?'"

A Faithful Version
But Balaam answered and said to Balak, "Did I not tell you, saying, 'All that the LORD speaks, that I must do'?"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Balaam answered, "Didn't I tell you that I must do whatever the LORD says?"

JPS Tanakh 1917
But Balaam answered and said unto Balak: 'Told not I thee, saying: All that the LORD speaketh, that I must do?'

New American Standard 1977
But Balaam answered and said to Balak, “Did I not tell you, ‘Whatever the LORD speaks, that I must do’?”

King James 2000 Bible
But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I you, saying, All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?

American King James Version
But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Told not I you, saying, All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?

American Standard Version
But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that Jehovah speaketh, that I must do?

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Balaam answered and said to Balac, Spoke I not to thee, saying, Whatsoever thing God shall speak to me, that will I do?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he said: Did I not tell thee, that whatsoever God should command me, that I would do?

Darby Bible Translation
And Balaam answered and said to Balak, Did I not tell thee, saying, All that Jehovah shall speak, that will I do?

English Revised Version
But Balaam answered and said unto Balak, Told not I thee, saying, All that the LORD speaketh, that I must do?

Webster's Bible Translation
But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Did I not tell thee, saying, All that the LORD speaketh, that I must do?

World English Bible
But Balaam answered Balak, "Didn't I tell you, saying, 'All that Yahweh speaks, that I must do?'"

Young's Literal Translation
and Balaam answereth and saith unto Balak, 'Have I not spoken unto thee, saying, All that Jehovah speaketh -- it I do?'
Study Bible
Balaam's Second Oracle
25Now Balak said to Balaam, “Then neither curse them at all nor bless them at all!” 26But Balaam replied, “Did I not tell you that whatever the LORD says, I must do?”27“Please come,” said Balak, “I will take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God that you curse them for me from there.”…
Cross References
Numbers 22:18
But Balaam replied to the servants of Balak, "If Balak were to give me his house full of silver and gold, I could not do anything small or great to go beyond the command of the LORD my God.

Numbers 23:25
Then Balak said to Balaam, "Neither curse them at all nor bless them at all!"

Numbers 23:27
"Please come," said Balak, "I will take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God that you curse them for me from there."

Treasury of Scripture

But Balaam answered and said to Balak, Told not I you, saying, All that the LORD speaks, that I must do?

Numbers 23:12,13
And he answered and said, Must I not take heed to speak that which the LORD hath put in my mouth? …

Numbers 22:18,38
And Balaam answered and said unto the servants of Balak, If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the word of the LORD my God, to do less or more…

Numbers 24:12,13
And Balaam said unto Balak, Spake I not also to thy messengers which thou sentest unto me, saying, …









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

replied,
וַיַּ֣עַן (way·ya·‘an)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6030: To answer, respond

“Did I not
הֲלֹ֗א (hă·lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

tell you that
דִּבַּ֤רְתִּי (dib·bar·tî)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

whatever
כֹּ֛ל (kōl)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

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

says,
יְדַבֵּ֥ר (yə·ḏab·bêr)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1696: To arrange, to speak, to subdue

I must do?”
אֶֽעֱשֶֽׂה׃ (’e·‘ĕ·śeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - first person common singular
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make
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