New American Standard Bible
"Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because the LORD your God loves you.
King James Bible
Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.
Darby Bible Translation
But Jehovah thy God would not listen to Balaam; and Jehovah thy God turned the curse into blessing unto thee, because Jehovah thy God loved thee.
World English Bible
Nevertheless Yahweh your God wouldn't listen to Balaam; but Yahweh your God turned the curse into a blessing to you, because Yahweh your God loved you.
Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah thy God hath not been willing to hearken unto Balaam, and Jehovah thy God doth turn for thee the reviling to a blessing, because Jehovah thy God hath loved thee;
Deuteronomy 23:5 Parallel
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"Because He loved your fathers, therefore He chose their descendants after them. And He personally brought you from Egypt by His great power,
'But I was not willing to listen to Balaam. So he had to bless you, and I delivered you from his hand.
2 Samuel 16:12
"Perhaps the LORD will look on my affliction and return good to me instead of his cursing this day."
because they did not meet the sons of Israel with bread and water, but hired Balaam against them to curse them. However, our God turned the curse into a blessing.
Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.
"I have loved you," says the LORD. But you say, "How have You loved us?" "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" declares the LORD. "Yet I have loved Jacob;
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