17 “I see him, but not now;
    I behold him, but not near.(A)
A star will come out of Jacob;(B)
    a scepter will rise out of Israel.(C)
He will crush the foreheads of Moab,(D)
    the skulls[a](E) of[b] all the people of Sheth.[c]
18 Edom(F) will be conquered;
    Seir,(G) his enemy, will be conquered,(H)
    but Israel(I) will grow strong.
19 A ruler will come out of Jacob(J)
    and destroy the survivors of the city.”

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  1. Numbers 24:17 Samaritan Pentateuch (see also Jer. 48:45); the meaning of the word in the Masoretic Text is uncertain.
  2. Numbers 24:17 Or possibly Moab, / batter
  3. Numbers 24:17 Or all the noisy boasters

Abraham was the father of Isaac,(A)

Isaac the father of Jacob,(B)

Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers,(C)

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34 the son of Jacob,

the son of Isaac, the son of Abraham,

the son of Terah, the son of Nahor,(A)

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