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Numbers 22:15

    Numbers 22:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honourable than they.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    So Balak sent more chiefs, greater in number and of higher position than the others.

    Webster's Revision

    And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

    World English Bible

    Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honorable than they.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Balak sent yet again princes, more, and more honourable than they.

    Barnes' Notes on Numbers 22:15

    Balak, like the ancient pagan world generally, not only believed in the efficacy of the curses and incantations of the soothsayers, but regarded their services as strictly venal. Hence, when his first offer was declined, he infers at once that he had not bid high enough.