Holman Christian Standard Bible
18 Balaam proclaimed his poem:
Balak, get up and listen;
son of Zippor, pay attention to what I say!
19 God is not a man who lies,
or a son of man who changes His mind.
Does He speak and not act,
or promise and not fulfill?(A)
20 I have indeed received a command to bless;
since He has blessed,[a] I cannot change it.
- Numbers 23:20 Sam, LXX read since I will bless