Numbers 24:2
Good News Translation
and saw the people of Israel camped tribe by tribe. The spirit of God took control of him,

Contemporary English Version
and saw the tribes of Israel camped below. Just then, God's Spirit took control of him,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel abiding in their tents by their tribes: and the spirit of God rushing upon him,

New American Bible
When Balaam looked up and saw Israel encamped, tribe by tribe, the spirit of God came upon him,

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel abiding in their tents by their tribes: and the spirit of God rushing upon him,

he took up

Numbers 23:7,18 And taking up his parable, he said: Balac king of the Moabites hath brought me from Aram, from the mountains of the east: Come, said he, and curse Jacob: make haste and detest Israel. . . .

whose eyes are open hath said.

Numbers 24:4,16 The bearer of the words of God hath said, he that hath beheld the vision of the Almighty, he that falleth, and so his eyes are opened: . . .

Numbers 22:31 Forthwith the Lord opened the eyes of Balaam, and he saw the angel standing in the way with a drawn sword, and he worshipped him falling flat on the ground.

Context
Balaam's Third Oracle
1And when Balaam saw that it pleased the Lord that he should bless Israel, he went not as he had gone before, to seek divination: but setting his face towards the desert, 2And lifting up his eyes, he saw Israel abiding in their tents by their tribes: and the spirit of God rushing upon him,3He took up his parable and said: Balaam the son of Beor hath said: The man hath said, whose eye is stopped up:…
Cross References
Revelation 1:10
I was in the spirit on the Lord's day and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,

Numbers 2:2
All the children of Israel shall camp by their troops, ensigns, and standards, and the houses of their kindreds, round about the tabernacle of the covenant.

Numbers 11:26
Now there remained in the camp two of the men, of whom one was called Eldad, and the other Medad, upon whom the spirit rested; for they also had been enrolled, but were not gone forth to the tabernacle.

Judges 3:10
And the spirit of the Lord was in him, and he judged Israel. And he went out to fight, and the Lord delivered Chusan Rasathaim, king of Syria, and he overthrew him:

1 Samuel 19:20
So Saul sent officers to take David: and when they saw a company of prophets prophesying, and Samuel presiding over them, the Spirit of the Lord came also upon them, and they likewise began to prophesy.

Additional Translations
When Balaam looked up and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe, the Spirit of God came upon him,And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came on him.

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and sees Israel encamped by their tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel dwelling [in tents] according to his tribes; and the Spirit of God came upon him.

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the spirit of God came upon him.

And Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel abiding in his tents according to their tribes, and the spirit of God came upon him.

Balaam lifted up his eyes, and he saw Israel dwelling according to their tribes; and the Spirit of God came on him.

and Balaam lifteth up his eyes, and seeth Israel tabernacling, by its tribes, and the Spirit of God is upon him,
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