Numbers 24 :11

Numbers 24 :11 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

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 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 to great honor; but lo, the LORD 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.

Definitions for Numbers 24 :11

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?"

Barnes's Commentary on Numbers 24 :11

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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