Numbers 20:18
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New International Version
But Edom answered: "You may not pass through here; if you try, we will march out and attack you with the sword."

King James Bible
And Edom said unto him, Thou shalt not pass by me, lest I come out against thee with the sword.

Darby Bible Translation
But Edom said to him, Thou shalt not pass by me, lest I come out against thee with the sword.

World English Bible
Edom said to him, "You shall not pass through me, lest I come out with the sword against you."

Young's Literal Translation
And Edom saith unto him, 'Thou dost not pass over through me, lest with sword I come out to meet thee.'

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

We will go by the king's high-way - This is the first time this phrase occurs; it appears to have been a public road made by the king's authority at the expense of the state.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Numbers 24:18 "Edom shall be a possession, Seir, its enemies, also will be a possession, While Israel performs valiantly.

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August 17. "Speak Ye unto the Rock" (Num. xx. 8).
"Speak ye unto the Rock" (Num. xx. 8). The Holy Ghost is very sensitive, as love always is. You can conquer a wild beast by blows and chains, but you cannot conquer a woman's heart that way, or win the love of a sensitive nature; that must be wooed by the delicate touches of trust and affection. So the Holy Ghost has to be taken by a faith as delicate and sensitive as the gentle heart with whom it is coming in touch. One thought of unbelief, one expression of impatient distrust or fear, will instantly
Rev. A. B. Simpson—Days of Heaven Upon Earth

The Baptist's Inquiry and Jesus' Discourse Suggested Thereby.
(Galilee.) ^A Matt. XI. 2-30; ^C Luke VII. 18-35. ^c 18 And the disciples of John told him of all these things. ^a 2 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent by his disciples ^c 19 And John calling unto him two of his disciples sent them unto the Lord [John had been cast into prison about December, a.d. 27, and it was now after the Passover, possibly in May or June, a.d. 28. Herod Antipas had cast John into prison because John had reproved him for taking his brother's wife.
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Numbers 24:18
Edom will be conquered; Seir, his enemy, will be conquered, but Israel will grow strong.

Numbers 20:19
The Israelites replied: "We will go along the main road, and if we or our livestock drink any of your water, we will pay for it. We only want to pass through on foot--nothing else."

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