1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
23:1 ¶ And Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Build for me in this [place] seven altars, and make ready for me in this [place] seven bullocks and seven rams.'
23:2 And Balak doth as Balaam hath spoken, and BalakBalaam alsooffereth a bullock and a ram on the altar,
23:3 and Balaam saith to Balak, 'Station thyself by thy burnt-offering and I go on, it may be Jehovah doth come to meet me, and the thing which He sheweth meI have declared to thee;' and he goeth [to] a high place.
23:4 And God cometh unto Balaam, and he saith unto Him, 'The seven altars I have arranged, and I offer a bullock and a ram on the altar;'
23:6 And he turneth back unto him, and lo, he is standing by his burnt-offering, he and all the princes of Moab.
23:7 And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'From Aram he doth lead meBalak king of Moab; From mountains of the east: Comecurse for me Jacob, And comebe indignant [with] Israel.
23:9 For from the top of rocks I see it, And from heights I behold it; Lo a people! alone it doth tabernacle, And among nations doth not reckon itself.
23:10 Who hath counted the dust of Jacob, And the number of the fourth of Israel? Let me die the death of upright ones, And let my last end be like his!'
23:11 And Balak saith unto Balaam, 'What hast thou done to me? to pierce mine enemies I have taken theeand lo, thou hast certainly blessed;'
23:13 And Balak saith unto him, 'Come, I pray thee, with me unto another place, whence thou dost see it, only its extremity thou dost see, and all of it thou dost not see, and pierce it for me thence;'
23:14 ¶ and he taketh him [to] the field of Zophim, unto the top of Pisgah, and buildeth seven altars, and offereth a bullock and a ram on the altar.
23:15 And he saith unto Balak, 'Station thyself here by thy burnt-offering, and II meet [Him] there;'
23:18 And he taketh up his simile, and saith: 'Rise, Balak, and hear; Give ear unto me, son of Zippor!
23:19 God [is] not a manand lieth, And a son of manand repenteth! Hath He saidand doth He not do [it]? And spokenand doth He not confirm it?
23:20 Lo, to bless I have received: Yea, He blesseth, and I [can] not reverse it.
23:22 God is bringing them out from Egypt, As the swiftness of a Reem is to him;
23:23 For no enchantment [is] against Jacob, Nor divination against Israel, At the time it is said of Jacob and Israel, What hath God wrought!
23:24 Lo, the people as a lioness riseth, And as a lion he lifteth himself up, He lieth not down till he eateth prey, And blood of pierced ones doth drink.'
23:25 ¶ And Balak saith unto Balaam, 'Neither pierce it at all, nor bless it at all;'
23:27 ¶ And Balak saith unto Balaam, 'Come, I pray thee, I take thee unto another place; it may be it is right in the eyes of Godto pierce it for me from thence.'
23:28 And Balak taketh Balaam to the top of Peor, which is looking on the front of the wilderness,
23:29 and Balaam saith unto Balak, 'Build for me in this [place] seven altars, and make ready for me in this [place] seven bullocks and seven rams;'
23:30 and Balak doth as Balaam said, and he offereth a bullock and a ram on an altar.