New International Version
And Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor, overlooking the wasteland.
King James Bible
And Balak brought Balaam unto the top of Peor, that looketh toward Jeshimon.
Darby Bible Translation
And Balak brought Balaam to the top of Peor, which looks over the surface of the waste.
World English Bible
Balak took Balaam to the top of Peor, that looks down on the desert.
Young's Literal Translation
And Balak taketh Balaam to the top of Peor, which is looking on the front of the wilderness,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Unto the top of Peor - Probably the place where the famous Baal-peor had his chief temple. He appears to have been the Priapus of the Moabites, and to have been worshipped with the same obscene and abominable rites.
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'... Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!'--NUM. xxiii. 10. '... Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.'--NUM. xiii. 8. Ponder these two pictures. Take the first scene. A prophet, who knows God and His will, is standing on the mountain top, and as he looks down over the valley beneath him, with its acacia-trees and swift river, there spread the tents of Israel. He sees them, and knows that they are 'a people whom the Lord hath blessed.' Brought there …
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and from Bamoth to the valley in Moab where the top of Pisgah overlooks the wasteland.
Then Balak said to Balaam, "Come, let me take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God to let you curse them for me from there."
Balaam said, "Build me seven altars here, and prepare seven bulls and seven rams for me."
Now when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he did not resort to divination as at other times, but turned his face toward the wilderness.
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