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19 “A new ruler will come from the family of Jacob.
    That ruler will destroy the people left alive in that city.”

20 Then Balaam saw the Amalekites and said this:

“Amalek is the strongest of all nations,
    but even Amalek will be destroyed!”

21 Then Balaam saw the Kenites and said this:

“You believe that your country is safe,
    like a bird’s nest[a] high on a mountain.

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 24:21 nest, Kenite, Cain A play on words. The names “Cain” and “Kenite” are like the Hebrew word meaning “nest.”

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