“And Balaam said to God, ‘Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent to me, saying, “Behold, a people has come out of Egypt, and it covers the face of the earth. Now come, curse them for me. Perhaps I shall be able to fight against them and drive them out.”’”
And Balaam said to God, ‘Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent to me, saying,
“The man said, ‘The woman whom you gave to be with me, she gave me fruit of the tree, and I ate.’”
Behold, a people has come out of Egypt, and it covers the face of the earth.
Egypt H4714: Dual of מָצוֹר H4693; Mitsrajim, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt. H4693: The same as מָצוֹר H4692 in the sense of a limit ; Egypt (as the border of Palestine): - besieged places, defence, fortified.
Earth H776: From an unused root probably meaning to be firm ; the earth (at large, or partitively a land): - X common, country, earth, field, ground, land, X nations, way, + wilderness, world.
“For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they are again entangled in them and overcome, the last state has become worse for them than the first. For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them. What the true proverb says has happened to them: ‘The dog returns to its own vomit, and the sow, after washing herself, returns to wallow in the mire.’”
2 Peter 2:20-22
“Now a great herd of pigs was feeding there on the hillside, and they begged him, saying, “Send us to the pigs; let us enter them.” So he gave them permission. And the unclean spirits came out and entered the pigs; and the herd, numbering about two thousand, rushed down the steep bank into the sea and drowned in the sea.”
Now come, curse them for me.
Curse H6895: A primitive root; to scoop out, that is, (figuratively) to malign or execrate (that is, stab with words).
“And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, ‘Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.’”
“His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it.”
“But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another.”
Perhaps I shall be able to fight against them
Fight against H3898: A primitive root; to feed on; figuratively to consume ; by implication to battle (as destruction): - devour, eat, X ever, fight (-ing), overcome, prevail, (make) war (-ring).
“And I looked, and behold, a white horse! And its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering, and to conquer.”
“And I saw, coming out of the mouth of the dragon and out of the mouth of the beast and out of the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits like frogs. For they are demonic spirits, performing signs, who go abroad to the kings of the whole world, to assemble them for battle on the great day of God the Almighty.”
And drive them out.
“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you.”
“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”