Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab,(A) set out to fight against Israel. He sent for Balaam son of Beor to curse you, 10 but I would not listen to Balaam. Instead, he repeatedly blessed you, and I rescued you from him.

Read full chapter

25 Now are you any better than Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab? Did he ever contend with Israel or fight against them?

Read full chapter

My people,
remember what King Balak of Moab(A) proposed,
what Balaam son of Beor answered him,(B)
and what happened from the Acacia Grove[a](C) to Gilgal(D)
so that you may acknowledge
the Lord’s righteous acts.(E)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 6:5 Or from Shittim

14 But I have a few things against you. You have some there who hold to the teaching of Balaam,(A) who taught Balak to place a stumbling block[a] in front of the Israelites: to eat meat sacrificed to idols(B) and to commit sexual immorality.(C)

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 2:14 Or to place a trap

Bible Gateway Recommends

CSB Tony Evans Study Bible, hardcover
CSB Tony Evans Study Bible, hardcover
Retail: $49.99
Our Price: $24.49
Save: $25.50 (51%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
CSB Illustrating Bible--faux-leather, green
CSB Illustrating Bible--faux-leather, green
Retail: $99.99
Our Price: $69.99
Save: $30.00 (30%)
CSB Apologetics Study Bible, Navy LeatherTouch
CSB Apologetics Study Bible, Navy LeatherTouch
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $36.99
Save: $23.00 (38%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars

Bible Gateway Sponsors