“And Balak said to Balaam, ‘Come now, I will take you to another place. Perhaps it will please God that you may curse them for me from there.’”
And Balak said to Balaam, “Come now, I will take you to another place.
Another H312: From אָחַר H309; properly hinder ; generally next, other, etc. H309: A primitive root; to loiter (that is, be behind); by implication to procrastinate.
Place H4725: From קוּם H6965; properly a standing, that is, a spot ; but used widely of a locality (generally or specifically); also (figuratively) of a condition (of body or mind). H6965: A primitive root; to rise.
“And the LORD said to Satan, ‘Have you considered my servant Job, that there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man, who fears God and turns away from evil? He still holds fast his integrity, although you incited me against him to destroy him without reason.’ Then Satan answered the LORD and said, ‘Skin for skin! All that a man has he will give for his life. But stretch out your hand and touch his bone and his flesh, and he will curse you to your face.’ And the LORD said to Satan, ‘Behold, he is in your hand; only spare his life.’”
“Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.”
1 Peter 5:8
Perhaps it will please God that you may curse them for me from there.
“We must not put Christ to the test, as some of them did and were destroyed by serpents,”
1 Corinthians 10:9
“The LORD of hosts has sworn: ‘As I have planned, so shall it be, and as I have purposed, so shall it stand, that I will break the Assyrian in my land, and on my mountains trample him underfoot; and his yoke shall depart from them, and his burden from their shoulder.’ This is the purpose that is purposed concerning the whole earth, and this is the hand that is stretched out over all the nations. For the LORD of hosts has purposed, and who will annul it? His hand is stretched out, and who will turn it back?”