New Living Translation
The Israelites had also killed Balaam son of Beor, who used magic to tell the future.
King James Bible
Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, did the children of Israel slay with the sword among them that were slain by them.
Darby Bible Translation
And Balaam the son of Beor, the diviner, did the children of Israel kill with the sword among them that were slain by them.
World English Bible
The children of Israel alse killed Balaam also the son of Beor, the soothsayer, with the sword, among the rest of their slain.
Young's Literal Translation
And Balaam, son of Beor, the diviner, have the sons of Israel slain with the sword, among their wounded ones.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
13:22 Were slain by them - This was recorded before, Numb 31:8, and is here repeated, because the defeating of Balaam's purpose to curse Israel, and the turning that curse into a blessing, was such an instance of the power and goodness of God, as was fit to be had in everlasting remembrance.
Balak's messengers, who were elders of Moab and Midian, set out with money to pay Balaam to place a curse upon Israel. They went to Balaam and delivered Balak's message to him.
No curse can touch Jacob; no magic has any power against Israel. For now it will be said of Jacob, 'What wonders God has done for Israel!'
Now I am returning to my own people. But first let me tell you what the Israelites will do to your people in the future."
All five of the Midianite kings--Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur, and Reba--died in the battle. They also killed Balaam son of Beor with the sword.
The Jordan River marked the western boundary for the tribe of Reuben. The towns and their surrounding villages in this area were given as a homeland to the clans of the tribe of Reuben.
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