Numbers 24:16
Text Analysis
5002 [e]נְאֻ֗ם
The utteranceN-msc
8085 [e]שֹׁמֵ֙עַ֙
of him who hearsV-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
561 [e]אִמְרֵי־
the wordsN-mpc
410 [e]אֵ֔ל
of GodN-ms
3045 [e]וְיֹדֵ֖עַ
and hasConj-w | V-Qal-Prtcpl-msc
1847 [e]דַּ֣עַת
the knowledgeN-fsc
5945 [e]עֶלְי֑וֹן
of the Most HighAdj-ms
4236 [e]מַחֲזֵ֤ה
the visionN-msc
7706 [e]שַׁדַּי֙
of the AlmightyN-proper-ms
2372 [e]יֶֽחֱזֶ֔ה
[Who] seesV-Qal-Imperf-3ms
5307 [e]נֹפֵ֖ל
[Who] falls downV-Qal-Prtcpl-ms
1540 [e]וּגְל֥וּי
and wide openConj-w | V-Qal-QalPassPrtcpl-ms
5869 [e]עֵינָֽיִם׃
with eyesN-cd

Hebrew Texts
במדבר 24:16 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
נְאֻ֗ם שֹׁמֵ֙עַ֙ אִמְרֵי־אֵ֔ל וְיֹדֵ֖עַ דַּ֣עַת עֶלְיֹ֑ון מַחֲזֵ֤ה שַׁדַּי֙ יֶֽחֱזֶ֔ה נֹפֵ֖ל וּגְל֥וּי עֵינָֽיִם׃

במדבר 24:16 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
נאם שמע אמרי־אל וידע דעת עליון מחזה שדי יחזה נפל וגלוי עינים׃

במדבר 24:16 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
נאם שמע אמרי־אל וידע דעת עליון מחזה שדי יחזה נפל וגלוי עינים׃

במדבר 24:16 Hebrew Bible
נאם שמע אמרי אל וידע דעת עליון מחזה שדי יחזה נפל וגלוי עינים׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The oracle of him who hears the words of God, And knows the knowledge of the Most High, Who sees the vision of the Almighty, Falling down, yet having his eyes uncovered.

King James Bible
He hath said, which heard the words of God, and knew the knowledge of the most High, which saw the vision of the Almighty, falling into a trance, but having his eyes open:

Holman Christian Standard Bible
the oracle of one who hears the sayings of God and has knowledge from the Most High, who sees a vision from the Almighty, who falls into a trance with his eyes uncovered:
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I shall see him. The Targum of Onkelos translates this passage in the following manner; I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but he is not near. When a king shall arise from the house of Jacob, and the Messiah be anointed from the house of Israel; he shall slay the princes of Moab, and rule over all the children of men. The marginal references will direct the reader to the fulfilment of these remarkable prophecies.

Job 19:25-27 For I know that my redeemer lives, and that he shall stand at the …

Zechariah 12:10 And I will pour on the house of David, and on the inhabitants of …

Jude 1:11,14,15 Woe to them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily …

Revelation 1:7 Behold, he comes with clouds; and every eye shall see him, and they …

a star

Matthew 2:2-9 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen …

Luke 1:78 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on …

2 Peter 1:19 We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto you do well …

Revelation 22:16 I Jesus have sent my angel to testify to you these things in the …

a sceptre

Genesis 49:10 The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between …

Psalm 45:6 Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever: the scepter of your kingdom …

Psalm 78:70-72 He chose David also his servant, and took him from the sheepfolds…

Psalm 110:2 The LORD shall send the rod of your strength out of Zion: rule you …

Isaiah 9:7 Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, …

Luke 1:32,33 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and …

Hebrews 1:8 But to the Son he said, Your throne, O God, is for ever and ever: …

smite the corners of Moab, or smite through the princes of Moab

1 Samuel 14:38 And Saul said, Draw you near here, all the chief of the people: and …

Zechariah 10:4 Out of him came forth the corner, out of him the nail, out of him …


2 Samuel 8:2 And he smote Moab, and measured them with a line, casting them down …

2 Kings 3:5,26,27 But it came to pass, when Ahab was dead, that the king of Moab rebelled …

1 Chronicles 18:2 And he smote Moab; and the Moabites became David's servants, and brought gifts.

Jeremiah 48:45 They that fled stood under the shadow of Heshbon because of the force: …

all the children

Genesis 4:25,26 And Adam knew his wife again; and she bore a son, and called his …

Genesis 5:3-29 And Adam lived an hundred and thirty years, and begat a son in his …

Psalm 72:8-11 He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river to …

Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying…

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