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Numbers 24:1

Now when Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel,f he did not resort to divinationg as at other times, but turned his face toward the wilderness.h

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Numbers 24:1 — English Standard Version (ESV)

When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go, as at other times, to look for omens, but set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And when Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

By now Balaam realized that the Lord was determined to bless Israel, so he did not resort to divination as before. Instead, he turned and looked out toward the wilderness,

Numbers 24:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now when Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go as at other times, to seek to use sorcery, but he set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

Balaam saw that the Lord wanted to bless Israel, so he did not try to use any magic but looked toward the desert.

Numbers 24:1 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And when Balaam saw that it pleased Jehovah to bless Israel, he went not, as at the other times, to meet with enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And Balaam saw that it was good in the sight of Jehovah to bless Israel, and he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

When Balaam saw that the Lord wanted to bless Israel, he didn’t look for omens as he had done before. He turned toward the desert,

Numbers 24:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Since Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go to seek omens as on previous occasions, but turned toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Now Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, so he did not go, as at other times, to look for omens, but set his face toward the wilderness.

Numbers 24:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And Balaam saw that it pleased Yahweh to bless Israel, and he did not go as other times to seek out sorcery; instead, he set his face toward the desert.

Numbers 24:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Balaam saw that the Lord was pleased to give his blessing to Israel. So he didn’t try to use evil magic as he had done at other times. Instead, he turned and looked toward the desert.

Numbers 24:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

When Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord to bless Israel, he did not go as at other times to seek omens but he set his face toward the wilderness.