Numbers 22:12
Good News Translation
God said to Balaam, "Do not go with them, and do not put a curse on the people of Israel, because they have my blessing."

Contemporary English Version
But God replied, "Don't go with Balak's messengers. I have blessed those people who have come from Egypt, so don't curse them."

Douay-Rheims Bible
And God said to Balaam: Thou shalt not go with them, nor shalt thou curse the people: because it is blessed.

New American Bible
But God said to Balaam: Do not go with them and do not curse this people, for they are blessed.

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And God said to Balaam: Thou shalt not go with them, nor shalt thou curse the people: because it is blessed.

Balaam, Thou shalt

Numbers 22:20 God therefore came to Balaam in the night, and said to him: If these men be come to call thee, arise and go with them: yet so, that thou do what I shall command thee.

Job 33:15-17 By a dream in a vision by night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, and they are sleeping in their beds: . . .

Matthew 27:19 And as he was sitting in the place of judgment, his wife sent to him, saying: Have thou nothing to do with that just man; for I have suffered many things this day in a dream because of him.

thou shalt not curse

Numbers 22:19 I pray you to stay here this night also, that I may know what the Lord will answer me once more.

Numbers 23:3,13-15,19,23 And Balaam said to Balac: Stand a while by thy burnt offering, until I go, to see if perhaps the Lord will meet me, and whatsoever he shall command, I will speak to thee. . . .

Micah 6:5 O my people, remember, I pray thee, what Balach, the king of Moab, purposed: and what Balaam, the son of Beor, answered him, from Setim to Galgal, that thou mightest know the justice of the Lord.

for they

Numbers 23:20 I was brought to bless, the blessing I am not able to hinder.

Genesis 12:2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed.

Genesis 22:16-18 By my own self have I sworn, saith the Lord: because thou hast done this thing, and hast not spared thy only begotten son for my sake: . . .

Deuteronomy 23:5 And the Lord thy God would not hear Balaam, and he turned his cursing into thy blessing, because he loved thee.

Deuteronomy 33:29 Blessed art thou, Israel: who is like to thee, O people, that art saved by the Lord? the shield of thy help, and the sword of thy glory: thy enemies shall deny thee, and thou shalt tread upon their necks.

Psalm 144:15 They have called the people happy, that hath these things: but happy is that people whose God is the Lord.

Psalm 146:5 Blessed is he who hath the God of Jacob for his helper, whose hope is in the Lord his God:

Romans 4:6,7 As David also termeth the blessedness of a man to whom God reputeth justice without works: . . .

Romans 11:29 For the gifts and the calling of God are without repentance.

Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with spiritual blessings in heavenly places, in Christ:

Context
Balak Summons Balaam
11Saying: Behold a people that is come out of Egypt, hath covered the face of the land: come and curse them, if by any means I may fight with them and drive them away. 12And God said to Balaam: Thou shalt not go with them, nor shalt thou curse the people: because it is blessed.13And he rose in the morning and said to the princes: Go into your country, because the Lord hath forbid me to come with you.…
Cross References
Genesis 12:2
And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and magnify thy name, and thou shalt be blessed.

Genesis 22:17
I will bless thee, and I will multiply thy seed as the stars of heaven, and as the sand that is by the sea shore; thy seed shall possess the gates of their enemies.

Numbers 22:6
Come therefore, and curse this people, because it is mightier than I: if by any means I may beat them and drive them out of my land: for I know that he whom thou shalt bless is blessed, and he whom thou shalt curse is cursed.

Numbers 22:11
Saying: Behold a people that is come out of Egypt, hath covered the face of the land: come and curse them, if by any means I may fight with them and drive them away.

Numbers 22:13
And he rose in the morning and said to the princes: Go into your country, because the Lord hath forbid me to come with you.

Numbers 23:8
How shall I curse him, whom God hath not cursed? By what means should I detest him, whom the Lord detesteth not?

Numbers 23:20
I was brought to bless, the blessing I am not able to hinder.

Numbers 24:9
Lying down he hath slept as a lion, and as a lioness, whom none shall dare to rouse. He that blesseth thee, shall also himself be blessed: he that curseth thee shall be reckoned accursed.

Additional Translations
But God said to Balaam, “Do not go with them. You are not to curse this people, for they are blessed.”And God said to Balaam, You shall not go with them; you shall not curse the people: for they are blessed.

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them, neither shalt thou curse the people; for they are blessed.

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people; for they are blessed.

And God said unto Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.

And God said to Balaam, Thou shalt not go with them; thou shalt not curse the people: for they are blessed.

God said to Balaam, "You shall not go with them. You shall not curse the people; for they are blessed."

and God saith unto Balaam, 'Thou dost not go with them; thou dost not curse the people; for it is blessed.'
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