Then he spoke his message:“ The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
Job continued his discourse:
Then Balaam spoke his message:“ Balak brought me from Aram, the king of Moab from the eastern mountains.‘ Come,’ he said,‘ curse Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.’
Like the useless legs of one who is lame is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.
and he spoke his message:“ The prophecy of Balaam son of Beor, the prophecy of one whose eye sees clearly,
I will open my mouth with a parable; I will utter hidden things, things from of old—
I will turn my ear to a proverb; with the harp I will expound my riddle: