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Numbers 24:11

    Numbers 24:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore now flee you to your place: I thought to promote you to great honor; but, see, the LORD has kept you back from honor.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honor; but, lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honor.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Go back quickly to the place you came from: it was my purpose to give you a place of honour, but now the Lord has kept you back from honour.

    Webster's Revision

    Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honor; but, lo, Jehovah hath kept thee back from honor.

    World English Bible

    Therefore now flee you to your place! I thought to promote you to great honor; but, behold, Yahweh has kept you back from honor."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Therefore now flee thou to thy place: I thought to promote thee unto great honour; but, lo, the LORD hath kept thee back from honour.

    Clarke's Commentary on Numbers 24:11

    Lo, the Lord hath kept thee back from honor - A bitter and impious sarcasm. "Hadst thou cursed this people, I would have promoted thee to great honor; but thou hast chosen to follow the directions of Jehovah rather than mine, and what will he do for thee?"

    Wesley's Notes on Numbers 24:11

    24:11 The Lord - Whose commands thou hast preferred before my desires and interest; and therefore seek thy recompence from him, and not from me.