1890 Darby's Translation of the Holy Scriptures (DBY)
24:2 And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel dwelling [in tents] according to his tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.
24:3 And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor saith, and the man of opened eye saith,
24:5 How goodly are thy tents, Jacob, and thy tabernacles, Israel!
24:7 Water shall flow out of his buckets, and his seed shall be in great waters, And his king shall be higher than Agag, and his kingdom shall be exalted.
24:9 He stooped, he lay down like a lion, and like a lioness: who will stir him up? Blessed is he that blesseth thee, and cursed is he that curseth thee.
24:10 ¶ Then Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he smote his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, I called thee to curse mine enemies, and behold, thou hast altogether blessed [them] these three times!
24:12 And Balaam said to Balak, Did I not also speak to thy messengers whom thou sentest to me, saying,
24:14 And now behold, I go to my people: come, I will admonish thee what this people will do to thy people at the end of days.
24:15 ¶ And he took up his parable, and said, Balaam the son of Beor saith, and the man of opened eye saith,
24:17 I shall see him, but not now; I shall behold him, but not nigh: There cometh a Star out of Jacob, and a Sceptre shall rise out of Israel, and he shall cut in pieces the corners of Moab, and destroy all the sons of tumult.
24:18 And Edom shall be a possession, and Seir a possession,they, his enemies; but Israel will do valiantly.
24:19 And one out of Jacob shall have dominion, and will destroy out of the city what remaineth.
24:20 ¶ And he saw Amalek, and took up his parable, and said, Amalek is the first of the nations, but his latter end shall be for destruction.
24:21 And he saw the Kenites, and took up his parable, and said, Firm is thy dwelling-place, and thy nest fixed in the rock;
24:22 But the Kenite shall be consumed, until Asshur shall carry thee away captive.
24:24 And ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and afflict Asshur, and afflict Eber, and he also shall be for destruction.
24:25 And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place; and Balak also went his way.
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