(A)sent messengers to Balaam the son of Beor (B)at Pethor, which is near the River[a] in the land of the people of Amaw,[b] to call him, saying, “Behold, a people has come out of Egypt. They cover the face of the earth, and they are dwelling opposite me. (C)Come now, curse this people for me, since they are too mighty for me. Perhaps I shall be able to defeat them and drive them from the land, for I know that he whom you bless is blessed, and he whom you curse is cursed.”

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 22:5 That is, the Euphrates
  2. Numbers 22:5 Or the people of his kindred

15 Forsaking the right way, (A)they have gone astray. They have followed (B)the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved (C)gain from wrongdoing,

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