Balaam is a diviner in the Torah, his story occurring towards the end of the Book
of Numbers (Hebrew: במדבר). The etymology of his name is uncertain, and ...
Balaam. (B.C. 1451), the son of beor, a man endowed with the gift of prophecy. (
Numbers 22:5) He is mentioned in conjunction with the five kings of Midian, ...
Balak Summons Balaam - Then the Israelites traveled to the plains of Moab and
camped along the Jordan across from Jericho. Now Balak son of Zippor.
In an unprecedented discovery, an ancient text found at Deir Alla, Jordan, in
1967 tells about the activities of a prophet named Balaam. Could this be the
BALAAM (Heb. בַּלְעָם, בִּלְעָם), son of Beor, a non-Israelite diviner famous for
his effectiveness, enlisted by Balak, king of Moab, to pronounce curses over the ...
Aug 24, 2004 ... Introduction While I was preparing to teach on the prophet Balaam, I went to the
church library to check out some of the best commentaries on ...
Sep 4, 2002 ... Balaam stands in infamy as the paragon of apostasy. His worldly lusts lured him
into the power of Baal and brought upon him the ultimate ...
This week's Torah portion centers on the story of Balak, King of Moab and
Balaam, a foreign prophet.
Reprinted with permission from Who's Who in the Hebrew Bible (The Jewish
Publication Society). Balaam, son of Beor, was a seer from Aram, internationally ...
Feb 1, 2003 ... Balaam son of Beor is definitely an oddball among the prophets. He is not an
Israelite but apparently a Syrian who lived in Pethor, a town ...