Balak sentence example

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  • In 1123 he was captured by Balak of Mardin, and confined in Kharput with Joscelin, his successor in the county of Edessa, who had been captured in the previous year.
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  • himself was captured by Balak, the successor of Ilghazi, in 1123, but on the whole the Franks held the upper hand.
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  • His successor was Balak, who ruled from 1122 to 1124, and succeeded in capturing in 1123 Baldwin II.
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  • and successor of Balak) into the possession of Aksunkur, 1125.
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  • Balak, king of Moab, became alarmed, and sent for Balaam to curse Israel; Balaam came after some hesitation, but when he sought to curse Israel Yahweh compelled him to bless them.
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  • Balak, king of Moab, alarmed at the Israelite conquests, sends elders of Moab and Midian to Balaam, son of Beor, to the land of Ammon, to induce him to come and curse Israel.
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  • Nevertheless Balaam sets out with two servants to go to Balak, but the Angel of Yahweh meets him.
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  • Balak meets Balaam and they go together [and offer sacrifices]; Balaam, however, blesses Israel by divine inspiration; Balak remonstrates, but Balaam reminds him of his message and again blesses Israel.
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  • Balak, king of Moab, alarmed at the conquests of Israel, sends the princes of Moab to Balaam at Pethor on the Euphrates, that he may come and curse Israel.
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  • The princes return and report to Balak, who sends them back to put further pressure on Balaam.
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  • Balak meets them, and Balaam warns him that he can only speak what God tells him.
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  • Balak offers sacrifices, but Yahweh inspires Balaam with a blessing on Israel.
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  • Balak remonstrates and Balaam explains.
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  • 14 we read of false teachers at Pergamum who held the "teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed to idols, and to commit fornication."
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  • There is a story that in 1122 Joscelin (Jocelyn) of Courtenay, and Baldwin II., king of Jerusalem, both prisoners of the Amir Balak in its castle, were murdered by being cast from its cliffs after an attempted rescue.
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  • The three main episodes are those of the twelve spies, the rebellion of Korah, Dathan and Abiram, and Balaam's mission to Balak.
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  • 8, 16 proves that Balaam was not unknown to P. According to E, Balak sent certain Moabite princes all the way to Pethor on the Euphrates to ask Balaam to come and curse Israel.
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  • When Balaam reached the frontier of Moab Balak was waiting to welcome him, but could not refrain from asking why he had not come with the first embassy.
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  • Though bitterly disappoii_ted Balak still attempted to effect his purpose and took Balaam to the top of Pisgah, with the result that Israel received a second blessing.
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  • Balak, now utterly disheartened, abandoned his project altogether.
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  • According to J, Balaam was among his own people the BneAmmon when Balak sent messengers to him with presents such as soothsayers generally received, asking him to come and curse a people that had come up out of Egypt.
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  • As the journey was not a long or dangerous one, the servants of Balak returned at once to inform their master of their success, leaving Balaam to follow at his own convenience.
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  • Balak met Balaam at Ar-Moab, whence they went to Kiriath-Huzoth and thence to the top of Peor.
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  • Balak angrily taunted Balaam with having lost the honours intended for him, and bade him flee to his own place.
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  • Balaam reminded Balak of his declaration that he could not go beyond the word of Yahweh, and then boldly announced the respective destinies of Israel and Moab, xxiv.
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