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 Numbers 22:1 - 6
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of Numbers
   Chapter 22
22:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Then the Israelites traveled to the plains of Moab and camped along the Jordan across from Jericho. F49
 
22:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now Balak son of Zippor saw all that Israel had done to the Amorites,
 
22:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and Moab was terrified because there were so many people. Indeed, Moab was filled with dread because of the Israelites.
 
22:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The Moabites said to the elders of Midian, "This horde is going to lick up everything around us, as an ox licks up the grass of the field." So Balak son of Zippor, who was king of Moab at that time,
 
22:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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sent messengers to summon Balaam son of Beor, who was at Pethor, near the River, F50 in his native land. Balak said: "A people has come out of Egypt; they cover the face of the land and have settled next to me.
 
22:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Now come and put a curse on these people, because they are too powerful for me. Perhaps then I will be able to defeat them and drive them out of the country. For I know that those you bless are blessed, and those you curse are cursed."
 

FOOTNOTES:
F49 Hebrew Jordan of Jericho; possibly an ancient name for the Jordan River
F50 That is, the Euphrates

 
 

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