Balaam


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Balaam

(ˈbeɪlæm)
n
(Bible) Old Testament a Mesopotamian diviner who, when summoned to curse the Israelites, prophesied future glories for them instead, after being reproached by his ass (Numbers 22–23)

Ba•laam

(ˈbeɪ ləm)

n.
a Mesopotamian diviner who, when commanded to curse the Israelites, blessed them instead after being rebuked by the ass he rode. Num. 22–23.
References in classic literature ?
cried the archer, I though I be not Balaam, yet I hold converse with the very creature that spake to him.
If that isn't Balaam and the ass, I'd like to know what it is.
Thy Father, who is holy, wise, and pure, Suffers the hypocrite or atheous priest To tread his sacred courts, and minister About his altar, handling holy things, Praying or vowing, and voutsafed his voice To Balaam reprobate, a prophet yet Inspired: disdain not such access to me.
men, the ass that carried Balaam is one, the dog of the Seven Sleepers
It is altogether a place that you won't forget, a place to open a man's soul, and make him prophesy, as he looks down on that great Vale spread out as the garden of the Lord before him, and wave on wave of the mysterious downs behind, and to the right and left the chalk hills running away into the distance, along which he can trace for miles the old Roman road, "the Ridgeway" ("the Rudge," as the country folk call it), keeping straight along the highest back of the hills--such a place as Balak brought Balaam to, and told him to prophesy against the people in the valley beneath.
Bea Staley writes about her meeting with Rodney Balaam, to hear about Vamp TV and the unique programming that is happening in remote NT schools.
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Inmarsat Aviation President Philip Balaam said, AirAsia Group is one of the aviation industrys leading innovators and we are delighted that GX Aviation will play a key role in their future service offering.
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Wendy Balaam from Pontllyfni in Gwynedd, had been reported missing when she was found on North Parade in Llandudno on December 7 last year.
Other films that were released in 2016 included Lahore Se Agey, Maalik, Bachaana, Hijrat, Ishq Positive, Salute, Saye-e-Khuda-e-Zuljalal, 3 Bahadur: The Revenge of Baba Balaam, Jeewan Hathi, Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai, etc.
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