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Joshua 24:9

Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, arose and warred against Israel, and sent and called Balaam the son of Beor to curse you:
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
Fought, not perhaps with the sword, but by endeavouring to get Israel cursed, that so he might be unable to make any resistance. He had the will to fight, and in this sense princes are said to be at war, though they never come to an engagement, 3 Kings xiv. 38. (Calmet) Balac shut his gates against Israel. (St. Augustine, q. 26.)

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. - 2 Peter 1:20

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