New American Bible (Revised Edition)
19 God is not a human being who speaks falsely,
nor a mortal, who feels regret.
Is God one to speak and not act,
to decree and not bring it to pass?
20 I was summoned to bless;
I will bless; I cannot revoke it!
21 Misfortune I do not see in Jacob,
nor do I see misery[a] in Israel.
The Lord, their God, is with them;
among them is the war-cry of their King.
- 23:21 Misfortune…misery: Balaam states that he is unable to see any evils for Israel.