23:11 Then Balak said to Balaam, “What have you done to me? I brought you to curse my enemies, but on the contrary28 you have only blessed them!”29 23:12 Balaam replied,30 “Must I not be careful31 to speak what the Lord has put in my mouth?”32 23:13 Balak said to him, “Please come with me to another place from which you can observe them. You will see only a part of them, but you will not see all of them. Curse them for me from there.”
23:14 So Balak brought Balaam33 to the field of Zophim, to the top of Pisgah,34 where35 he built seven altars and offered a bull and a ram on each altar. 23:15 And Balaam36 said to Balak, “Station yourself here37 by your burnt offering, while I meet the Lord there. 23:16 Then the Lord met Balaam and put a message38 in his mouth and said, “Return to Balak, and speak what I tell you.” 23:17 When Balaam39 came to him, he was still standing by his burnt offering, along with the princes of Moab. And Balak said to him, “What has the Lord spoken?”
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