New International Version
But I would not listen to Balaam, so he blessed you again and again, and I delivered you out of his hand.
King James Bible
But I would not hearken unto Balaam; therefore he blessed you still: so I delivered you out of his hand.
Darby Bible Translation
but I would not hearken unto Balaam, and he blessed you expressly, and I delivered you out of his hand.
World English Bible
but I would not listen to Balaam; therefore he blessed you still. So I delivered you out of his hand.
Young's Literal Translation
and I have not been willing to hearken to Balaam, and he doth greatly bless you, and I deliver you out of his hand.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Then Balak - arose and warred against Israel - This circumstance is not related in Numbers 22:1-41, nor does it appear in that history that the Moabites attacked the Israelites; and probably the warring here mentioned means no more than his attempts to destroy them by the curses of Balaam, and the wiles of the Midianitish women.
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However, the LORD your God would not listen to Balaam but turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the LORD your God loves you.
"'Then you crossed the Jordan and came to Jericho. The citizens of Jericho fought against you, as did also the Amorites, Perizzites, Canaanites, Hittites, Girgashites, Hivites and Jebusites, but I gave them into your hands.
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