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“And Balaam went with Balak, and they came unto Kirjath-huzoth.”

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Numbers 22:39 Translation & Meaning

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And Balaam בִּלְעָ֖ם Bilam, a Mesopotamian prophet Balaam
went וַיֵּ֥לֶךְ To walk (in a great variety of applications, literally and figuratively) went
with עִם Adverb or preposition, with (i.e., in conjunction with), in varied applications; specifically, equally with; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English) with
Balak, בָּלָ֑ק Balak, a Moabitish king Balak
and they came וַיָּבֹ֖אוּ To go or come (in a wide variety of applications) came
unto Kirjath-huzoth. קִרְיַ֥ת Kirjath-Chutsoth, a place in Moab Kirjathhuzoth

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  • 37  And Balak said unto Balaam, Did I not earnestly send unto thee to call thee? wherefore camest thou not unto me? am I not able indeed to promote thee to honour?

  • 38  And Balaam said unto Balak, Lo, I am come unto thee: have I now any power at all to say any thing? the word that God putteth in my mouth, that shall I speak.

  • 39  And Balaam went with Balak, and they came unto Kirjath-huzoth.

  • 40  And Balak offered oxen and sheep, and sent to Balaam, and to the princes that were with him.

  • 41  And it came to pass on the morrow, that Balak took Balaam, and brought him up into the high places of Baal, that thence he might see the utmost part of the people.


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