|Origin:||of Hebrew origin 01109 Melb|
|Reference:||TDNT - 1:524,91|
|PrtSpch:||n pr m|
|In Greek:||balaam 3|
|In NET:||Balaam 1, Balaam's 1, of Balaam 1|
|In AV:||Balaam 3|
|Definition:||Balaam = "perhaps"
1) A native of Pethor a city in Mesopotamia, endued by Jehovah with
prophetic power. He was hired by Balak to curse the Israelites;
and influenced by the love of reward, he wished to gratify Balak;
but he was compelled by Jehovah's power to bless them. Hence
later the Jews saw him as a most abandoned deceiver.
of Hebrew origin (1109); Balaam, a Mesopotamian (symbolic of a false
see HEBREW for 01109
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Balak (NET, KJV, NASB, NIV, NRSV, TEV)
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